Work at LiU - a podcast for international staff and visitorsShow/Hide content

Welcome to the podcast Work at LiU – a podcast aimed towards international staff and visitors at Linköping University. These episodes will give you information and inspiration on living and working in Sweden and Linköping University. Any suggestions on topics? E-mail us on: internationalstaffsupport@liu.se

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Episode 12: Swedish workplace cultureShow/Hide content

 Two laughing women standing and writing on whiteboard. Photo credit Pexels.comInternational employees often notice that some things are different at Swedish workplaces compared to what they are used to. What it might be? Johanna Gistvik from the International Office will tell you in this episode!

Guest: Johanna Gistvik, International Office
Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator
Recording and Editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

Episode 11: Swedish feasts and traditionsShow/Hide content

Two persons in Christmas clothes.Priya Eklund and Therese LindkvistIn the year’s last episode of Work at LiU, Therese Lindkvist talks about Swedish feasts and traditions. Everything from how Swedes celebrate Christmas to easter eggs and crayfish parties is covered in this episode.

Guest: Therese Lindkvist International Staff Support, International Office
Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator
Recording and editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

Episode 10: Housing!Show/Hide content

Key at a door. Photo credit PhotoMIX CompanyA big issue you might come across when moving to Sweden is finding a place to live. Is it easy? How much does it cost? What are my options? Therese Lindkvist from the International Office will talk about this in this episode of Work at LiU.

Guest: Therese Lindkvist International Staff Support, International Office
Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator
Recording and editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

Episode 9: Coming to and remaining in SwedenShow/Hide content

Three persons presenting Worldish.Priya Eklund, Naveen Sasidharan and Abhishek Jacob Chethikatt.Coming to Sweden as a student is one thing – how is it to work here? Naveen and Abhishek took it one step further, they started their own company. In this episode the founders of the company Worldish talk about how they prepared for their arrival, what surprised them the most and what obstacles they met on the journey to start a company in Sweden.

Guests: Naveen Sasidharan and Abhishek Jacob Chethikatt, Worldish
Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator
Recording and editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

Episode 8: Equal opportunities at LiUShow/Hide content

Avsnittsbild för Equality is one of the corner stones in Swedish society and many consider Sweden as one of the most equal countries in the world. Is this true? Åsa-Karin Engstrand is here to talk about equality in Sweden and equality at LiU.

Guest: Åsa-Karin Engstrand, Senior Lecturer, LiU
Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator, LiU
Recording and editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

Episode 7: The typical SwedeShow/Hide content

Avsnittsbild - Work at LiUFika, lagom, queuing and being on time – typically Swedish? That’s what they say! David Ludvigsson, historian at LiU will tell you more about Swedes in this episode, so listen up and learn more about what makes Swedes so Swedish.

Guest: David Ludvigsson, Associate Professor, LiU
Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator, LiU
Recording and editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

Episode 6: Networking for your careerShow/Hide content

Avsnittsbild - Work at LiUDo you have a temporary contract with LiU, but want to stay in Sweden and work? There are opportunities on the Swedish labor market (outside of the University world), and one way of getting a foot in the door at an employer is to network. Anna Broeders will tell you why a network is important and how to get started.

Guest: Anna Broeders, Community & Employer Branding Manager, Linköping Science Park
Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator, Linköping University
Recording and editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

Episode 5: Welcome to Östergötland!Show/Hide content

Avsnittsbild - Work at LiULinköping University is located in the county of Östergötland and the campuses are in Linköping and Norrköping. Regardless of, if you like sports, if you are an outdoorsy person, are into history, or come here with your family, there is something to do. Maria Hamre and Viveca Valgren gives you the best tips on what to do in the region when you’re not working.

To read more:
visitlinkoping.se
visit.norrkoping.se
visitostergotland.se

Guests: Maria Hamre, Visit Linköping & Co and Viveca Valgren, Municipality of Norrköping
Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator
Recording and editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

Episode 4: Skatteverket - The Swedish Tax AgencyShow/Hide content

Avsnittsbild - Work at LiUThe Swedish Tax Agency , Skatteverket, handles more than just taxes! In this episode Andreas Lebzien and Fariha Bile from Skatteverket will tell you all about what role the authority has in Sweden.

Guest: Andreas Lebzien and Fariha Bile, Coordinators – Population Register, Skatteverket
Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator
Recording and editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

Episode 3: HR and international staffShow/Hide content

There are many things to think about when you start a new job, and if you are part of the international staff there might be even more things to think about. Annelie Westerberg, HR-partner at Linköping University tells us what to think about from an HR-perspective when you start working at LiU.

Guest: Annelie Westerberg, HR-partner at Linköping University
Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator
Recording and editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

Episode 2: Michael Jury on moving to SwedenShow/Hide content

He came to LiU as a student and is now part of the staff. Why did Michael Jury, PhD, chose to come to Sweden and to LiU? And why did he decide to stay and work here? In this episode he will tell you all about it.

Guest: Michael Jury, PhD at Linköping University
Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator
Recording and editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

Episode 1: LiU – an international university!Show/Hide content

The world never stops moving and we are moving with it! Maria Engelmark, Director of international affairs at Linköping University, is responsible for the university’s internationalization efforts. In this episode she talks about why this issue is important and why LiU welcomes international staff.

Guest: Maria Engelmark, Director of international affairs at Linköping University
Host: Priya Eklund, International Coordinator
Recording and editing: Per Wistbo Nibell

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