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Networking in Denmark

Networking is important in Denmark! It is important to get out and meet people, if you want to learn more about the Danish way of living and the Danes. There is a club or organization for everybody in Denmark, and here you can meet people with the same interests as yourself. It is always a good way to get to talk to the Danes, if you meet in an organization, sports club e.g., as the Danes like the social life in these kinds of organizations and social clubs. You can find a common ground to meet and share with other Danes – or other internationals – and this will make your life in Denmark so much more exciting.

Networking with Danes could also increase your chances of finding a job as networking is becoming a more and more common way of finding your way into a job interview. So please do not hesitate to contact us, if you want us to find a club or an organization for you.

Actually 30 % of all jobs get posted on jobsites etc., and 70 % gets a job through a network.

LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a great way to promote you professionally in Denmark. LinkedIn is a social networking site, which was officially released in 2003. The main purpose of the network is to give the users a possibility to make a CV-like introduction to their education, working experience and contact information, while you are also building a network of contacts and recommendations. At the same time the companies have the possibility to look for qualified employees to a job at their company. There is more than 450 million registered users of LinkedIn. According to Danmarks Statistik (Danish Statistics) more than 15 % of Danes (about 700.000) use career orientated social Medias such as LinkedIn.

LinkedIn is currently available in 24 languages: Arabic, English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai and Turkish.

By following this link you can make a profile or read more about LinkedIn.

Odense

Please do not hesitate to contact Annika Jarl at: jarl@sdu.dk or phone 6550 2840 for more information.

Esbjerg

Esbjerg Municipality’s Newcomer Service offers a monthly workshop concerning job search. The workshop is called Newcomer Hub: Connect. It takes place at “HUSET” Finsensgade 1, every second Wednesday of each month, from 10.00 – 13.00 hrs. Here spouses can meet other newcomers & internationals, learn more about volunteer & partner jobs and get answers to questions about job applications and Danish workplace culture. Representatives from Esbjerg Newcomer Service, the Municipality of Esbjerg, and Esbjerg Jobcenter will be present. You can find more information here.

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