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Immigrant women in Norway

Immigrant Women Ready for Work in Record Time

Poorly educated immigrant women qualify rapidly for a life in work as part of a Norwegian pilot project involving an “all-in-one” language tuition and vocational training programme. “Nobel Prize winner Malala gave them a face –...
David on the mountain

Freelancing in Norway

Becoming self-employed in Norway is a popular choice for expats, especially the partners of oil industry workers or citizens of EEA countries for whom residency is a relatively simple process. I've been working for myself for two years...
Open job vacancies

The Dreaded Job Hunt

One expat shares her story of tackling the job-hunting process in Norway. I made a pact with myself in my mid twenties: learn something new every year. The idea was to challenge myself, to push me...
Jobs in Trondheim

How I Found a Job in Trondheim

A personal tale of the Norwegian job hunt. An American expat seeks–and finds–a job in Trondheim, Norway. When I arrived in Trondheim four months ago, I knew that it would be difficult to find work, but...

What’s It Like to Work in Norway?

Just how different is the day-to-day experience in a Norwegian workplace? An American gives us his experience. This week, I have continued to search for jobs, attend Norwegian language classes, work with recruiters, and attend networking...
ONS Stavanger

Energy industry to gather in Stavanger

One of the world's biggest gatherings of the energy industry returns to Stavanger. Having just talked about the importance of seafood to the Norwegian economy, it's time to turn to the number one industry: oil &...
1724 Valdres

Coworking in the Mountains of Norway

A new co-working space has sprung up in an unlikely spot. 1724 is based in Vang in the very heart of rural Norway. Coworking across northern Europe is thriving thanks to the likes of Oslo’s Mesh,...
Norwegian business

Business Forms in Norway

Sole trader or limited company? Let's take a look at the most popular business forms in Norway, and which one might be best for you. As a foreigner living in Norway, it can be tough navigating...
Entrepreneurs in Norway

Business Ideas for Expats in Norway

If you're struggling to find a job in Norway, starting a business could be for you. There are many opportunities in Norway, some of which are well-suited to new arrivals. Expats all over the world have...
Budget hotel in Trondheim

My Work Permit Headache

I’ve always been kinda lucky when it comes to professional development. Even before finishing my graduate program, I had already been offered a position to work in Norway. The first bump in the road was getting...