Part 2: Diversity in the Swedish workforce

Why it is so hard for immigrants to find work

Published torsdag 24 januari 2013 kl 12.02
"They thought I was the assistant"
(4:59 min)
"Not good enough", that's how people describe the integration of Sweden's corporate sector. Photo: ChristineOlsson/Scanpix

Sweden's companies have struggled to bring the immigrant population into their ranks. In this second part of Radio Sweden’s three part series on diversity in the Swedish corporate sector, we ask why? Why do 80 percent of Swedish-born residents have work, compared to just 65 percent of foreign-born Swedes?