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How Northvolt lures talent from Musk and Bezos to Sweden’s frozen north

How Northvolt lures talent from Musk and Bezos to Sweden’s frozen north

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On top of the 2,500 employees it has now, another 3,000 will be needed for a new gigafactory and R&D centre in Gothenburg, in southern Sweden, being built alongside Volvo. The company is hiring up to 150 people a month from...

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Apart from the 38-person recruitment team at Northvolt scanning the world for talent, the company also benefits from the networks of its employees. Hence a mini-Tesla alumni network of about 40 people that has emerged.

“... Northvolt has to be that same piece of doing something new from scr...

But Skellefteå, the city Gorelczenko moved from the US for and where 500 employees work at the factory, gets most of the PR. Traditionally a mining town, the Arctic Circle is barely 200km away.

Northvolt is by no means the largest employer in town. That crown still goes to Boliden Mining, w...

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