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  • WORKINDENMARK – Rome, 28th November 2012 Dawid S. Andersen
  • About WorkindenmarkEstablished by the Ministry ofEmployment in 2008Aim:To increase the volume of qualifiedcandidates wishing to work inDenmark3 centres:Copenhagen, Odense and Århus
  • Browse job ads in English
  • Create your profile and CV
  • The Danish labour market today and in the future• Unemployment rate today: 6,3%• Many companies are on stand-by• Job openings within highly specialized functions• Denmark will continue to lack skilled employees in the future (due to the demography, the labour force will shrink henceforward)
  • Denmark
  • Facts about the country  Capital: Copenhagen (1.2 million)  Population : app. 5.5 million  Area: 43.094 km² (7.400 km coast line)  Currency: Krone (1 € = ca. 7,50 DKK)  Governance: constitutional monarchy  5 regions and 98 municipalities
  • Life and work in Denmark• High salaries• 37 hours working week• 5 weeks of vacation + 9,5 official holidays• 8 months of maternity leave• Taking care of kids – with pay – during illness• Excellent day care system• Free education• Free health care
  • More information about Denmark• Taxes app. 38 % - Researchers: 26 % during the first 5 years for more information visit• No additional health payment• Apartments in Copenhagen area, 2 rooms: app. € 800• Excellent public transportation system• High percentage of English speaking• General public willingness to help
  • Language skills• English at a high level• Danish courses: free of charge during the first three years of stay
  • Danish working culture• Flat hierarchy – high level of independence and responsibility• Culture of discussion and consensus• Informal tone• Work-life balance• Flexible working hours• Danes enjoy their work• Danes are reserved• Humour is important• Social events and activities
  • Job opportunities
  • Opportunities for specialists with experience – Health – MD/Specialists: - Cardiologists - General Practitioners - Neurologists - Psychiatrists - Oncologists - Radiologists
  • ICT specialistsSoftware & Web development:.Net / ASP.Net (C#, VB, J#, ADO, VS)AgileAjaxApplicationsC / C++CMS (Sitecore, Drupal, EPiServer)Frontend (CSS, HTML, XHTML, Javascript)Java (J2EE, J2SE, JEE5, etc.)JQueryMicrosoft Dynamics AX / NAV (Axapta, Financials)PerlPHPSAPSharePointSoftware architectureSQLVisual StudioWeb development/webdesign/Ebusiness/portals Very important for all ICT jobs: working experience and good English skills!
  • ICT specialistsImplementation/Consultancy System operation/AdministrationApplications Active DirectoryBusiness Intelligence / Data Warehouse BackupInfrastructure CiscoIT strategy CitrixITIL / Service Management ExchangeMicrosoft Dynamics AX / NAV (Axapta, ITILFinancials) LAN/WANMicrosoft technology SQL Server(LAN / WAN) StorageSAP Unix / LinuxSharePoint Maintenance Windows clients Windows servers Test/Quality Assurance
  • Engineers• Oil engineers,• Gas engineers,• Engineers with experience in project management,• Engineers dealing with large constructions,• Engineers specialised in underground construction – metro/road/railway,• Railway engineer,• Local safety engineer• Engineers specialised in Metallurgy• Hydraulic engineers• Electrical engineers Good English skills are mandatory. Extensive experience is needed in most positions
  • Biotech pharma specialists• Regulatory Affairs• Chemists• Experienced salesmen of medical devices• Automation Engineer• Quality Engineer• HSE consultant• Patent• RAS• Senior Engineer within HVAC• Fill finish process engineers• Researchers:• - cancer, neurology, protein, biosustainability, metabolism etc.
  • Medicon Valley
  • Medicon Valley One of the largest life science clusters in Europe• Bi-national life science cluster• Greater Copenhagen and the region of southern Sweden• 150 biotech and pharma companies• 200 medtech companies• 33 hospitals• 9 science parks• 11 universities
  • Graduate Programs
  • Graduate Programs Novo Nordisk
  • Graduate Programs NNE Pharmaplan
  • Research at academic institutions PhD/Postdoc/Doctor • Technical University of Denmark: • University of Copenhagen: • University of Aalborg: • University of Aarhus: • University of Southern Denmark:
  • CV We DON’T use EUROPASS in Denmark.So, how to write an effective CV?
  • How to Structure a Chronological CV1. Personal details2. Personal profile3. Education4. Work experience5. Skills6. Interests7. References
  • How to Structure….2. Personal Profile= brief and targeted summary about yourself• What are your main skills? What are your personal qualities?• Think in keywords• Target the content• Keep it short and to the pointInspiration on > search field ”CV”
  • Thank you for your attentionQuestions?