Jobseekers toolkit for Norway

Work

Public Employment service

www.workinnorway.no

www.nav.no/en   

www.ec.europa.eu/eures  EURES, the European Job Mobility Portal

www.finn.no/jobb  private job database

NAV Service Centre EURES Phone: 0047 55 55 33 39 (press 2)  

Email: eures@nav.no  (Information about jobs search in English)

Looking for work

We recommend that you register your CV on the EURES portal www.eures.europa.eu, where Norwegian employers are likely to be looking for European candidates.

 

Where to find the jobs

The easiest way if you don’t speak Norwegian is to search for jobs on the EURES portal www.eures.europa.eu. Indeed, all the job vacancies published by NAV are listed on this portal. You can then use the search function in your own language and access the job vacancies. Check first the job vacancies “with EURES flag”, as 

You can also access job vacancies in English which are listed on the NAV website www.arbeidsplassen.no. Use “english” as key word search

Staffing and recruitment agencies

www.stillinger.no     Employment portal

 

Recruitment agencies

The private recruitment agencies have a big share of the job market in Norway, and there are numerous. You should consider registering at a few of them. A few examples: - www.manpower.no  www.adecco.no  www.proffice.no  www.jobzone.no   

There are many more recruitment agencies, you can find them via the Yellow Pages www.gulesider.no. Write “bemanningsbyrå” in the search field.

 

Public services

www.nyinorge.no New in Norway guide - practical information from public administrations

www.nav.no/en  the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration

https://helsenorge.no/foreigners-in-norway  Healthcare and social security

www.sua.no Service Centre for Foreign Workers in Oslo

https://www.skatteetaten.no/en/person/foreign/Tax information for foreign workers in Norway

www.udi.no the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration

www.politi.no the Norwegian Police

www.arbeidstilsynet.no The Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority

www.toll.no Customs

www.grensetjansten.com  Cross border service Sweden/Norway

www.innovasjonnorge.no Innovation Norway

www.ssb.no Statistics Norway

www.mattilsynet.no Norwegian Food/Animal Safety Authority

www.government.no Information from the Government and the Ministries

 

Cities & Municipalities

www.oslo.kommune.no/startpage/

www.stavanger.kommune.no

www.bergen.kommune.no

www.trondheim.kommune.no

www.tromso.kommune.no

www.kristiansand.kommune.no

To find the website of any municipality: www.name-of-municipality.kommune.no

Newspapers

www.aftenposten.no  Oslo

www.aftenbladet.no Stavanger

www.bt.no Bergen

www.adressa.no Trondheim

www.nordlys.no Tromsø

www.fvn.no Kristiansand

Search engines

www.google.no , www.bing.no, www.kvasir.no, www.startsiden.no

Recognition of Education and Qualifications

www.nokut.no Recognition of foreign education

www.helsedirektoratet.no/English  Authorisation and Licence for Health personnel

Trade Unions

www.lo.no The Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions

www.akademikerne.no The Federation of Norwegian Professional Associations

www.ys.no The Confederation of Vocational Unions

www.unio.no The Confederation of Unions for Professionals

Start your own company in Norway

www.altinn.no/en  see “start and run business”

Language courses in Norway

www.ntnu.edu/learnnow  free online Norwegian language course

www.kompetansenorge.no/English See “Immigrant integration” for all the accredited language course providers in Norway

www.folkeuniversitetet.no/  Class room courses

www.aof.no Class room courses

https://felles.oslovo.no/ Courses in Oslo

Study in Norway

www.studyinnorway.no the guide to higher education in Norway

www.diku.no Agency for International Cooperation and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education

www.samordnaopptak.no/info/english/ The Norwegian Universities and College Admission service

Traineeships and Internships in Norway

www.trainee.no The Norwegian trainee guide

http://aiesec.org  Student organization - Internships

www.karrierestart.no Job portal and lots of advice and other relevant information

www.europlacement.com (Intern and internship in Europe)

Housing

www.finn.no/eiendom market place for rental “bolig til leie” and purchase «bolig til salgs»

www.hybel.no rentals and home share agency

www.utleiemegleren.no rentals agency

Diverse/Other

www.visitnorway.com the official Travel guide to Norway

www.gulesider.no  the Yellow Pages in Norway

www.petro.no News website for the oil and gas industry