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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

I made a pact with myself in my mid twenties: learn something new every year. The idea was to challenge myself, to push me out of my comfort zone and to maintain the sense of thrill...
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...
ONS Stavanger

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...
1724 Valdres

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...
Norwegian business

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...
Working 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. I’ve already talked about my first impressions, so...
WordCamp Norge 2013

Geeking Out At WordCamp Norway

Me and blogging go way back. In those days when I had political ambitions I started a WordPress.com blog to make a name for myself. I soon graduated to the self-hosted flavour and from that moment...