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Unemployment Declines to Record Low Level in Norway

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Category: Financial / Investment

Unemployement rate in Norway has fallen to 2.6 percent in June, shows new figures from Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV). 71,500 people were registered as fully unemployed in June 2017. It is 9,500 fewer than in the same period of the previous year, according to NAV. – The positive trend we have seen in […]

Source: TNP.no

Published: July 22, 2017


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Relocation: Diversity as an Asset

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Category: Culture / Lifestyle

‘We work constantly with diversity – we are a ‘people’ company. In order to work more effectively with our customers, we mirror the diversity of our clients’ global workforce. Not only in terms of our foreign employees but also with regards to our Norwegian employees.’ says Gaute Sømme, CEO of Relocation AS. Gaute believes that […]

Source: Stavanger Chamber of Commerce

Published: July 22, 2017


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Easter Read: The trillion-dollar difference

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Category: Accounting / Financial

Although organizations put technology in the spotlight in the future of work, it is, in fact, human capital that holds the greatest value for organizations now and in future, new Korn Ferry Hay Group research finds. An economic analysis commissioned by the firm and conducted by the Centre for Economics and Business Research finds that […]

Source: Korn Ferry

Published: July 22, 2017


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New Study: Gender Equality in U.S. Jobs – Good To Be a Female Worker in Norway

Category: Business and Investment News

Gender Equality in U.S. Jobs Might Not Be as Bad as You Think. Meanwhile, it’s good to be a female worker in Norway. Just don’t have a kid. Women and men are not equal parties in the U.S. workforce. That can be qualified and quantified in any number of ways, but it’s a simple, depressing […]

Source: Bloomberg

Published: July 22, 2017


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The Smart Economics of Norway’s Parental Leave

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Category: Human Resources

An army, 40 strollers strong, grinds through the Norwegian forest. We are mamas uniformed in running tights and Technicolor tennis shoes (with a handful of papas thrown in), pushing all-terrain strollers down a hilly wooded path. This is a five mile stroller hike led by a yellow-vested guide, part of a weekly series organized by […]

Source: The Washington Post

Published: January 11, 2016


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