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Expat Report Culture Shock in Bergen, Norway was published
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If you can live elsewhere do! Don't think you can ever make good solid Norwegian friends here - they just aren't interested. (Continue)
pianoteacher replied to the thread I need a voltage converter on the Norway forum:
skogz initially posted:
Does anyone know where in Norway I could purchase a voltage converter to use my Canadian appliances here? The max I need is 2000W. Thanks.
pianoteacher replied on January 15, 2015 with:
I have purchased these at Clas-Ohlsen.
dannyh replied on January 14, 2015 with:
I purchased all my transformers from www.voltageconverters.com they have a warehouse in US and in Canada.
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Hi, I am an English and New York qualified junior corporate (M&A) lawyer seeking legal work in Norway - I do not speak Norwegian. I am likely to be moving to Norway for family reasons later in 2015. Can anyone here advise as to whether I have a realistic prospect or finding work and, more importantly, the best resources for finding work such as legal recruiters etc. Kind regards, ToC
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pianoteacher posted Piano Lessons in Kristiansand on the Norway forum:
Just a reminder that we offer piano lessons in both english and norwegian in Kristiansand, Norway. www.kristiansandpianolessons.com Happy New Year! Dwght
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costel posted agricultural worker on the Norway forum:
Hello I am looking for a job in Norway for a couple husband and wife 37 years and 39 years in agriculture greenhouses warehouse processing poultry farm. or only for me thank interior construction
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costel posted agricultural worker on the Norway forum:
Hello I am looking for a job in Norway for a couple husband and wife 37 years and 39 years in agriculture greenhouses warehouse processing poultry farm. or only for me thank interior construction
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Tazzbaby replied to the thread Dental Insurance on the Norway forum:
mollyolaf initially posted:
Hi, I was recently offered a job in Oslo and am currently negotiating salary and benefits. I am wondering if anyone can recommend a dental insurance company in Norway. I would like to get a ball park estimate of the cost so that I can add this to my counter offer. Thanks David
Tazzbaby replied most recently with:
To my knowledge there is no such thing as dental insurance in Norway so to speak. There could be through the expat exchange or other American organisation, but not sure how you'd go about adding that to your package deal.
Jonty replied most recently with:
There's a discussion here ... http://www.diskusjon.no/index.php?showtopic=762290 A guy mentions a bill for 20,000,00,- ..... superficially, jobs in Norway look well paid but take off tax, national insurance and see how far what's left goes. A good place to check the prices of cars and houses is finn.no I was quoted 6700,00,- for the cheapest winter tyres fitted. It seems dental insurance is hard to find in Norway. I suspect, like me, most foreigners get dental work done abroad or not at all. On thew whole, foreigners earn less than Norwegians. Are you a "cheap" option? Realistically, calculate your standard of living. and remember your access to any benefits in return for contributions to the Norwegian National insurance scheme may never materialise. http://www.eftasurv.int/press--publications/press-releases/internal-market/nr/1476 and http://www.eftacourt.int/fileadmin/user_upload/Files/PRs/2013/3_13/3_12_PR_EN.pdf You MUST understand there are rafts of rules that can be used to deny you benefits in Norway because you're a foreigner. The most disturbing thing about this case is that the Norwegians let it go to court. They HAD Stig Arne. Jonsonn's national insurance contributions but saw no reason why he should get anything in return for them. Norwegians who have never worked get trygde if they go abroad but foreigners who have worked in Norway for decades get nothing if they go abroad. Remember, you immediately become tax liable to Norway but other bits of the Norwegian State will deny you live in Norway for the purposes of receiving anything in return for your national insurance payments and will go all the way to the EFTA Court rather than pay you what you're entitled to. Beware.
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bbea posted Working as a Dental Technician on the Norway forum:
Hi, I'm considering moving to Norway and I want to find out anything about working there as a foreigner dental technician. I can not speak the language. Will I be able to find a job in the field?
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