How to Find Workforce For Your Business

There are several ways to successfully find good workers, however a lot of business owners are having trouble with finding good, qualified employees while also focusing on their business. It is not only time-consuming, but also distracts from more important business tasks that need attention. The standard procedure in order to find a good employee

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8 Questions for Choosing an Agency

According to the Department of Statistics of Norway, the Placement Services of Personnel industry accounted for 735,8 million NOK turnover in 2007. Many companies, which are looking for temporary staffing solutions, are struggling to determine the criteria for a reputable staffing agency. There are many ways to do that, but we provide you with the

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6 Things to Know Before Moving to Norway

For many of us, Norway is rather different from our home countries. Even the Swedes or Danes would have things to contrast their country to their neighbors. Moving to another country can be a challenge, but it is a much smaller one when you know what to expect. Here are some things that you will probably

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Cost of Living in Norway

Norway has one of the highest levels of income in the world. However, the cost of living is also significantly higher than in many other places. If you are wondering, how much it would cost for you to actually live there, and how much you could save up while living in Norway, you will probably

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How to Get a Job in Norway?

It is difficult to tell whether there finding a job in Norway is a difficult task or not, because it depends on a lot of circumstances. Norway has strict work laws and regulations, and the procedures can sometimes be overwhelming even for EU residents. So how to get a job in Norway? Why working in

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How Barnevernet Handles Child Abuse Claims

In general, the messages received by Barnevernet about child’s welfare violation can be formal or anonymous. Messages can be received from public institutions (schools, kindergartens, health institutions, and police), neighbors, and parents. Public bodies have a duty to provide information to the child welfare when there is reason to believe that: A child being mistreated at

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Coming to Norway With Children

You should know that public bodies: kindergartens, schools, health care workers, first are trying to solve the problems with the child’s family, and if only they are unable to solve the problems then they have to inform the Child’s Welfare Service (Barnevernet). According to the Kindergarten Act the kindergartens undertake to: Provide education and training

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Recommendations for Foreign Parents in Norway

Norwegian Child Protection (Barnevernet) says that Norway requires that people live under Norwegian law. Recently, Barnevernet discovered that the Norwegian Child protection is a system which is difficult to understand to the foreigners who come to live in Norway. That is why we have prepared a set of recommendations for parents in Norway, which will

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What is Barnevernet

The word Barnevernet in Norwegian means “protection of children” (barn – “child”, Vern– protection, custody). Organization full name – Norwegian Children, Youth and Family Affairs Directorate (Barne, ungdoms- og familiedirektoratet, BUFDIR, or simply Norwegian Child Protection). The main objective of Barnevernet is to ensure that children who live in conditions that are harmful to their health and development receive the

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HOT NEWS: Changes in Norwegian Child Welfare

Norway has ratified the Hague 1996 Convention, which will take effect from 1 July, 2016. The government hopes it can provide them with new means of resolving child care disputes where the child has ties to several countries in a more harmonious way. One of the things that the Convention entails is that children, who are taken

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