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Peu importe le formulaire, il n'y aura pas plus que 3 mois transferes entre la Norvege et la France, c'est ce qui est dans la loi/convention. Pour pouvoir beneficier du chomage en France sur une plus longue periode il faut travailler en France, ne serait ce que sur une tres courte periode, alors le temps de travail en Norvege se cumule a celui en France

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread Jobs in FINANCe on the Norway forum

Still, even if some job postings on Linkedin are in English, Norwegian remains an import requirement for jobs in Finance and accounting. The best would be to learn Norwegian, especially since you live here :)

Bonjour Ornella,

Je vois que tu n'as pas eu beaucoup de reponses a ta demande sur les suggestions de visite :)

Comme tu es a Ås, tu peux faire les choses suivantes:
- Drøbak, qui est un jolie village construit a flanc de colline avec beaucoup d'atelier de peintre, la maison du pere noel, des magasins d'antiquite
- Oscarsborg: l'ile en face de Drøbak, la ou les norvegiens ont coulet le Blücher, un cuirassier allemand pendant l'attaque allemande de la Norvege, c'est aussi une belle ile pour se promener quand il fait beau
- Toujours de drøbak tu peux, prendre le ferry pour Oslo, plutot que le bus, c'est vaut le voyage

Si tu passes a Oslo, envoie moi un MP, on pourra peut etre faire quelque chose ensemble.

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread Buying a car and driving it home on the Norway forum

You can try to convince the seller to keep his insurance valid for a couple of days so you can bring back the vehicle but this is unlikely as he will take a risk with his premium in case something happen.

Otherwise you call your insurance when you take over the car, give them the details and they can make the new insurance valid 5 minutes after you have reported it. In the link below, in Norwegian though, this is discussed at length. … spoersmaal

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread partir en norvêge .marina on the Oslo forum

Je suis desole mais avec la crise petroliere et l'absence de maitrise des langues, cela semble bien compromis comme projet

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread St. Olav's Way on the Norway forum

Lots of spam you got as answers it seems ...

Anyway, you have the choice to camp along the road as many do, or here you have a lot of suggestions for accomodations
Some are expensive, some are rather cheap, depending what you are looking for. I did a big part of it but I have been only camping or using the DnT hytte close to the way


AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread Software Engineering offer from Norwegian multinational on the Oslo forum

fornight wrote:

Hi, please note that any reimbursement of expenses such as phone etc are subjected to income tax.

Sometimes it might be better to pay your own expenses.

In most of the case the benefits you get are still much higher than the tax cost.

As for the OP question, the salary is a bit on the lower band but not unacceptably low. Especially in the today's context of raising unemployement

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread Employee Dismissal in Norway on the Norway forum

There is no real advantage of resigning, you should take the package they will have to offer for your dismissal. Although the money may not be so big,depending on your tenure, it is still something. There should be also a proper process in deciding who should leave as there are rules for this sort of things,

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread Du reve ou une propable réalité? on the Norvège forum

Ca devient vraiment complique maintenant avec la crise petroliere, le chomage augmente vraiment beaucoup chaque mois et les emplois sont le plus souvent donnes a des norvegiens, du coup c'est dur pour les etrangers.

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread Du reve ou une propable réalité? on the Norvège forum

Les prix de l'immobiliers que vous evoquez sont raisonnables pour la campagne norvegienne, c'est plutot la vie de tous les jours qui risquent d'etre chere, surtout de nourrir les chiens.

Il y a un francais qui fait cela en Norvege, peut etre vous devriez pendre contact avec lui?

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread English Speaking Lawyer in Norway on the Oslo forum

There are really a lot of good ones, depend also which area is your contract, at work we use alternatively either
Hjort DA or Haavind AS, which are both very good and reliable

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread Difference between public schools and private schools on the Norway forum

Here your kid would go to a kindergarten, which is not a school. It's more a day care so you can't think of it having a curriculum like what you would see in India or some other countries. They just play and have fun. You will find the system extremely relaxed compare to India. The cost for a public kindergarten is 28K NOK per year. I guess the international school there has also it's own facilities, but I am not sure what they offer.

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread aide soignante a oslo on the Oslo forum

Il faut parler norvegien (niveau Bergen test) et les diplomes etrangers ne sont pas toujours bien reconnus. Le salaire est d'environ 400-500K NOK par an

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread moving in norway on the Norway forum

If you are from outside the EU, a residence permit in the EU does not give you the possibility to move to Norway, if you have to apply for residence the normal way

AuNordDuMonde posted on the thread B&B business: self-employed is... on the Norway forum

Getting the visa on this type of business will be a bit complicated, if not impossible. There are also a set of rules/laws regarding B&B and it is not easy to rent and then sub-rent for this purpose. The tax law in this area is rather complicated.