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Many immigrants beat the odds

After years of hearing how hard it is for immigrants to succeed in Norway, a new study indicates that many are actually thriving in...

‘Defeated by Norway:’ One woman’s tale

GUEST COMMENTARY: She came to Norway to find work in her field, in a country often in need of workers. Instead she found herself...

Religion used to avoid work

Some managers at Norwegian social welfare agency NAV said they're fed up with people who refuse work on the grounds of religion. The cases...

Educated immigrants dumb down CVs

Many immigrants remove masters degrees and other accomplishments from their resumes in order to find work in Norway, according to workplace diversity groups. Foreigners...

Statoil cuts costs with nearly 240 jobs

Norwegian oil company Statoil, which earlier has caught criticism over its decision to outsource various operations and sell off its gasoline stations, announced Tuesday...

Educated immigrants earn less

Highly educated immigrants who move to Norway tend to earn less than Norwegians with the same level of learning, because they often end up...

Job ad ‘only for ethnic Norwegians’

Global staffing company ISS is in hot water after its Norwegian cleaning staff branch advertised a job, calling for "ethnic Norwegians" only. ISS Renhold...

Polish take jobs Norwegians won’t

About 80,000 Polish people are registered as living in Norway, making it the biggest immigrant group in the country. However, researchers estimate that more...

‘Underclass’ emerges as jobs dry up

Lines have been forming every day outside the offices of the Norwegian Red Cross in Oslo,  with unemployed people waiting for hours to secure...

Swedes still stream to jobs in Norway

Fully 20 percent of all young workers in Oslo are currently Swedish, according to fresh figures from the independent social economic research foundation Frischsenteret....

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