He got a job matching his degree - six years after moving to Sweden

3:17 min
  • A new report studies the effect of getting a "recognition statement" that makes foreign qualifications officially accepted by the Swedish authorities.
  • Research shows that it takes a long time for people with foreign degrees to get a job that fits their qualifications,
  • Radio Sweden spoke to Bilal Saleem from Pakistan who had to work many different jobs over six years before he got a job based on his education.