Associate Professor and teacher at UiS (University of Stavanger), Damiano Rotondo, has left Francavilla Fontana in the south of Italy – because he loves the sound of the Norwegians. And quite a few other things, too.
Jie Gao (35) has been in Norway for almost three years working in the battery cell industry at the company Beyonder. He worked in the same industry in China, and has experience in electricity, battery production and energy storage systems
They didn´t know anything about salmon or salmon farming when they came to Norway. Now, they both work in the industry at Tytlandsvik Aqua, in Hjelmeland.
Marijn and Arjan van den Akker moved to Haugesund from The Netherlands, after discovering the region at the Emigration Expo. The Norwegian work-life balance made them decide to stay.
Milosz Mazur from Poland has an interesting job in the Norwegian tech company AutoStore in Vats. However, it was the nature and mountains that brought him here. “I bring my backpack everywhere, always ready for a hike!”
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra brought both Vicent Montalt Ros and Maja Vagner to the city of Stavanger. The high quality of the orchestra, a secure way of living and the good environment made them choose to stay.
At my job as an operator at Rekefjord Stone, I am loading ships with stone and contributing to maintenance. I am learning Norwegian, getting to know people, and experiencing the Norwegian work culture – and I really like it
Venezuelan Aleyne lives in Stavanger with her husband Carlos and their twins Alejandro and Victoria (9). Aleyne works as a designer in a company with around 50 employees, while her husband works as a consultant in IT.
“I came to Norway and Haugesund, because I wanted a chance at a good life as a woman. Here, I’m given the opportunity to grow, develop and progress as much as I want.”
At a small, beautiful place called Jelsa, Craig and his wife Trude are enjoying a long weekend. Normally, they run a restaurant “The Garden” in the city of Stavanger.
I wanted to contribute to developing the region where I grew up. It is an honor to lead such an important and interesting company as Haugaland Kraft.
The tight labor market hit Norway after the financial crisis in 2013 and sent job-searcher Andreas Florian Ente on an application-journey from east to west. In Stavanger, he finally found the job he was looking for – along with quite a few other joys.
Rachel Duncan came to Norway for the first time in 2019. Three years later, she moved here with her husband. “Work-life balance is very important to the Norwegians. Back home, we say it´s important, but people rarely live that way,” Rachel says.