Working and living in Norway

Is the Norwegian culture somewhat new to you?
Do you want to understand the Norwegians better?

Enjoy this free seminar “WORKING AND LIVING IN NORWAY” Tuesday the 15th October. The seminar is intended for foreign workers or PhD candidates, but it is open to all – both members of Tekna and non-members.

Are you seeking information about the Norwegian working life and want an introduction to living in Norway?

Participate at Kulturhuset in Oslo and enjoy the full seminar (follow link to register).

The seminar is in two parts:
1) Working i Norway (This part you can follow by LIVE-stream)
2) Living in Norway

1) Working i Norway
Here you will learn about the “Norwegian Model”. This includes the Norwegian wage system, the part Tekna can have in wage negotiations and you will hear about Tekna’s position as both a trade union and a society. Tekna also offers you a broad professional network.

Follow LIVE-stream from the first part: “WORKING IN NORWAY” from 5 PM to 6 PM:

2) Living in Norway
The second part of the seminar concerns “LIVING IN NORWAY”. For this segment you need to be present at Kulturhuset to experience. (Register).

However, the clever main author of this blog, Karin Lee, is an American who has been working in Norway for more than twenty years. Read how she describes her experiences in being a “permanent resident alien” and what working in Norway has meant to her in: The Norwegian Model: It Works.
Or… read her excellent related posts concerning Integration, Trade Union or Business culture

The initiative to this seminar is taken by Tekna Forskerne, since a lot of our members, for instance PhD candidates scientists, comes from abroad.

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