The number of people in work in Norway increased dramatically since 2006 Norway has the lowes unemployment in Europe Signs of a market slowing down after years of extraordinary growth – never have so many people been in work in Norway before Be prepared for a tougher job market in the future! Kilde: statistisk sentralbyrå, Makrosikt
Sales, service and jobs with university/ college qualification increased most. In 2009 wil academic positions, teaching and health and care jobs increase. Kilde: statistik sentralbyrå, AKU Have you thought about applying for a job in the public sector?
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