Immigrant entrepreneurship is a well-researched topic. The majority view is that immigrants are more likely to start a business than citizens of the host community, either because they see business opportunities in the new country (opportunity entrepreneurs) or because they could not get a regular job and are forced to start a business as a
I went shopping today and realized that I had not stepped out of my house since last Thursday. It was refreshing to BREATHE in some fresh air. As I watched the murder of George Floyd and the media attention that followed, I could not help but wonder who/what really killed him.
Income levels in Norway are high, but so are the taxes! You can however save thousands of krone if you avoid one common mistake that most people in Norway make. In this maiden edition of Every Øre Matters, our focus is to help you get the best out of your 2019 tax assessment. Timeline You
Our last article (Is equal opportunities enough?) centred on the need for Norwegian organizations to transform their equal opportunity statements into actions that actually create or improve access for different groups in the society. In this article, we present to you one of Oslo Metropolitan University's (OsloMet) initiatives that fosters inclusion and improves the
A quick glance into the Corporate Social Responsibility report of many organizations shows that almost all of them have a diversity and inclusion section, which often includes statements about being an equal opportunity organization that believes in the benefits of having a diverse team. For job candidates, the understanding is clear - it is a
Brev til… SSB og NAV Norge har en av de laveste arbeidsledighetene blant EU og OECD-land. Statistisk Sentralbyrå (SSB) og Nye arbeids- og velferdsetaten (NAV) er ansvarlige for å samle denne statistikken, men på grunn av forskjeller i datainnsamlingsmetoder er det en liten variasjon i statistikken som føres
More informative data Norway has one of the lowest rates of unemployment amongst EU and OECD countries. Statistic Sentralbyrå (SSB) and Nye arbeids- og velferdsetaten (NAV) are responsible for regularly collating these statistics but due to differences in data collection methods, there is a slight variation in the numbers reported by these
“With languages, you can move from one social situation to another. With languages, you are at home anywhere.” ― Edmund de Waal. F or many who have chosen to make Norway their new home, learning the Norwegian language is an important part of the integration process. Certain residence permit holders have the right to