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POSTPONED! Tuesday 9 April 16:00 – Helsingborg Business Community TALKS: Working in Logistics

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED! WE HOPE TO GET BACK TO YOU WITH ANOTHER DATE SOON.

We’re continuing our collaboration with Social Business Lab and HBG Business Community for another “HBG Business Community TALKS:” events. This time we’ll learn about working in the logistics sector, what challenges the industry is facing and what the future might look like.

The evening will be kicked off with an introduction by Calle Norling from Social Business Lab and Sally Russell from Helsingborg International Connections, followed up by our guest speaker. We’ll end the evening with some time for questions and a mingle!

Venue: THINK Open Space, Bredgatan 11, 25225 Helsingborg


Please register for this event here

Thursday 21 March 17:30 – Ways into Work

Save the date! Join us for some great hints and tips on ways into work in Sweden and Denmark with Pia and Malin from Jobb på tvärs, an Interreg project where Helsingborgs stad, Helsingør municipality and the Swedish Public Employment Service co-operate for a common labour market in the Öresund region. Pia and Malin have great experience in this area and are very knowledgeable about other related services in the municipality, so you can expect some good information from them!

 

We’re also delighted to welcome Syrian journalist Ali Alabdullah, who has written a well-received book on finding a new job in a new country (Nytt jobb i nytt land). Ali was ranked 43rd most powerful person in North-West Skåne by Helsingborgs Dagblad in December 2018 and has been featured widely in the press and on social media. He will talk about the findings from his research and give hints and tips about finding work in Sweden.

HIC is partnering with Social Business Lab again to bring you this event – we’re looking forward to an informative, inspiring evening!

 

Venue: Drottninggatan 7A, 25221 Helsingborg (in the auditoriet on the 2nd floor of the kommun offices)

17:30-18:00 Arrival & refreshments

18:00-19:30 Speakers

19:30-20:00 Mingle

 

During our events we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event.Thank you! 


Please register here by 12:00 on Thursday 21 March

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Wednesday 13 March 17:30 – HIC Volunteers: Information Session

Thanks to everyone who emailed to say that they would like to volunteer with HIC. We’ve had a great response so far! In case you missed the original mailing, we are looking for event helpers, photographers, researchers and storytellers.

This information session will give you the opportunity to find out more about HIC’s work, values and goals and to meet the other volunteers who have signed up.

Venue: Drottninggatan 7A, 25221 Helsingborg (in the auditoriet on the 2nd floor of the kommun offices)

During our events we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event.Thank you! 


Please register here by 12:00 on Tuesday 12 March

Tuesday 5 February 16:00 – HBG Business Community TALKS: Entrepreneurship

We’re continuing our collaboration with Social Business Lab and HBG Business Community, who have organised one of their “TALKS:” events at THINK Open Space. This will be a perfect opportunity to learn about entrepreneurship from self-confessed serial entrepreneur Karsten Deppert, who is also one of Helsingborg’s main movers and shakers! 

HBG Business Community TALKS: are an opportunity to listen to interesting talks on a particular theme.

The evening will be kicked off with an introduction by Calle Norling from Social Business Lab and Sally Russell from Helsingborg International Connections, followed up by our guest speaker Karsten Deppert. We’ll end the evening with some time for questions and a mingle!

Venue: THINK Open Space, Bredgatan 11, 25225 Helsingborg


Please sign up for this event here

Tuesday 27 November 16:00 – HBG Business Community MEET: IKEA

HIC is pleased to co-host this event with HBG Business Community Meetup!

We would like to invite you to HBG Business Community MEET: A concept where guest speakers from international companies are invited to talk. 

This time we proudly present Evelina Börjesson, Business Developer at IKEA.

The evening is kicked off with an introduction by Calle Norling from Social Business Lab and Sally Russell from Helsingborg International Connections, followed up by our guest speaker Evelina Börjesson. The evening is ended with a mingle and some fika! 

To attend the event, RVSP via this link:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hbg-business-community-meet-ikea-tickets-52673497850

Welcome!

More info about HBG Business Community:

HBG Business Community is a platform for information on working in Sweden and about the Swedish business community. With integration as a primary focus, we want to create meaningful connections with the intention to establish a professional community that exchanges knowledge, experience and inspiration.

This new edition of HBG Business Community includes some changes. The meetups have been divided into three different concepts: 

TALKS is an opportunity to listen to talks on a particular theme. 

MEET invites the attendants to listen to guest speakers from different companies.

OPEN SESSIONS is an opportunity to discuss and get advice on working in Sweden. Kind of like a speech café!

Tuesday 28 August 09:00-12:00 – HIC at THINK Open Space

Drop-in session

On the last Tuesday of each month in term-time you’ll find us at THINK Open Space! We love hanging out there because we meet so many interesting people passing through, working, or meeting up with others.

We’re available to answer your questions about living and working in Helsingborg. Welcome to stop by, say “hi” and find out more about what we do!

THINK Open Space drop-in dates

Drottninggatan Office drop-in dates

Tuesday 14 August 09:00-12:00 – Weekly Drop-In is back!

We’re back from vacation and looking forward to meeting you at HIC International Office Drop-In. You can find us at our office at Drottninggatan 7A on Tuesdays in term-time; on the last Tuesday of each month, we’re at THINK Open Space!

We’ll help you with questions on life in Helsingborg. Over 30 people visited us between October 2017 and May 2018 with a whole range of queries and we look forward to meeting many more!

Relocation agents and their clients are also warmly welcome!

Drottninggatan Office drop-in dates

THINK Open Space drop-in dates

Thursday 31 May 17:30 – Understanding Swedish Workplace Culture

Photo credit: Lena Granefelt/imagebank.sweden.se

We’re delighted to welcome representatives from IKEA IT, Johnson & Johnson and Öresundskraft, who will introduce their companies and talk about their values and workplace culture. This event will increase your knowledge about working for a company in Sweden, and help you understand common cultural differences in the workplace, giving you a head-start when applying for jobs! 

Please email us in advance with any questions that you have about working for these companies, or about business culture in Sweden generally. The last part of the evening will be a Q & A session, where we’ll put your questions to our experts! Email: info@hiconnections.eu

We warmly welcome Alexandra Johansson, HR Manager at IKEA IT, Jody Lodge, CEO of Johnson & Johnson in Helsingborg and Charlotte Esbjörnsson, HR Consultant at Öresundskraft, our guest speakers for this event!

Itinerary:

17:30-18:00: Doors open to guests for refreshments (tea, coffee, sandwiches) & mingle

18:00-18:45: HIC introduction & first 2 speakers

18:45-19:00: Break

19:00-19:45: 3rd speaker and Q & A

19:45-20:15: Mingle

Address: Drottninggatan 7A, 25221 Helsingborg (the auditoriet on the 2nd floor of the kommun offices)

Nearest bus stop: Helsingborg Rådhuset


Sign up here by 18:00 Wednesday 30 May