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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. — This article was originally published on GEMINI, which...
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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...
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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

When I arrived in Trondheim four months ago, I knew that it would be difficult to find work, but I had no idea how difficult. I hit many failures initially but I quickly learned what works,...

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...
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Energy industry to gather in Stavanger

Having just talked about the importance of seafood to the Norwegian economy, it's time to turn to the number one industry: oil & gas. Later this month, little Stavanger lives up to its billing as “oil...
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Coworking in the Mountains of Norway

Coworking across northern Europe is thriving thanks to the likes of Oslo’s MESH, Trondheim's DIGS, Stockholm’s Entrepreneurs Church and newly opened SUP46 and Arctic Startup’s own Minimum Viable Office in Helsinki. Activity and networks cluster around...
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Business Forms in Norway

One of the first decisions you need to make in your business plan is what corporate form to register. Here we outline the basic features of each, focusing on the main differences of personal rights and...
Entrepreneurs in Norway

Business Ideas for Expats

If you're struggling to find a job in Norway, starting a business could be for you. Expats all over the world have set up successful businesses, often taking advantage of their unique perspectives or ties to...
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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...