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How to land a dream job in Denmark by Daniel from Spain


Name: Daniel De Las Heras González Age: 34 Nationality: Spanish Company: Hesehus Title/education: DevOps, Master in Telecommunications Engineering Tell me about yourself My name is Daniel De Las Heras González, I am 34 years old, and I come from the Canary Islands in Spain. I have a Master in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Las Palmas of Gran Canaria, Spain. Before coming to work in Denmark, I have worked and l...

The video CV


Digitalisation is everywhere – also in recruitment. Therefore, it is becoming more common to use video CV’s in the recruitment process. Even if you are not asked to send a video CV, it is a great way to make yourself noticed among the pool of jobseekers who are all just as eager as you to land their dream job. It is also a fun and creative way to take your job search into your own hands. This article give you some tips and tricks on h...

The elevator pitch


An elevator pitch is a quick speech that summarises who you are and what your purpose is. It is a way to share your expertise and qualifications quickly and effectively with people who don’t know you. Done right, this short speech helps you introduce yourself to career and business connections in a compelling way. It can help you build your network, land a job, or connect with new colleagues on your first day of work.  The reason for i...

Why create a CV online?


“Why do you need me to create a CV on your website? Can’t you just use the one that I have sent to your email”? Many job seekers contact Workindenmark because they want to find a dream job in Denmark. We ask job seekers to register their CV on our website for several reasons: One reason is so that we comply with the GDPR regulations. Another reason is that if you send your CV to one consultant, that one consultant migh...

A new privacy policy effective from 23rd September 2020


Workindenmark has updated its privacy policy, and the new policy became effective 23rd September 2020. The revised privacy includes the privacy rules regarding: Workindenmark's newsletter. the services provided by Workindenmark-centres. Workindenmark's web analytics tool. Get to know about the updated privacy policy.

A snap shot - 5 quick questions in video with Fransesc


Fransesc is from Spain and working as a machine learning engineer at LEGO. Hear about what he thinks about living and working in Denmark. 4 min 36 sec. You cannot see this iframe.Please watch the video "A snap shot - 5 quick questions with Fransesc here instead.

How to make the most of virtual job fairs


On September 8th 2020, Workindenmark will be hosting Do I.T in Denmark - an online job fair for IT specialists who wish to work in Denmark. We will also participate in a number of other European online events in autumn 2020. On the job fairs we post vacant positions, participate in chats with candidates and make presentations suited to the specific event. At Do I.T. in Denmark, we showcase 80 ICT vacancies from more than 20 Danish companies.&nbsp...

Danish job interviews seen though expat eyes


Hi, this is Arun Suryanarayanan from Canada. I have recently moved to Copenhagen, Denmark. I have a Master in Industrial Engineering and extensive experience as a Project Manager. I have worked with customers and suppliers across Canada, USA, Mexico, China and Germany. So far, I have attended a few interviews with Danish companies and they are unique in their own way. As part of the job search, I found it very beneficial to get in touch with the ...

Personal profile: a snapshot of your core competences


A snapshot of your core competences. A cocktail of your main skills. The aim of your personal profile or summary of competences section of your CV is to make the recruiter see that you match a vacant job, and it has to make the recruiter want to read your full CV and motivation letter – and ultimately want to meet you for a personal interview. In this article, you will learn what Danish recruiters expect to find in a personal profile of a C...

Preparing for an online interview part 2


Attending a job interview in another country can be daunting. It is always hard to envisage which questions you may be asked, and where the main emphasis of the interview will be placed. Will the emphasis be placed on your professional skills? Your personal and social skills? All are important, but make sure to prepare for a lot of personal and behavioral questions. Behavioral-based interview questions focus on how you have handled various work s...

Become visible to headhunters and recruiters


Workindenmark’s consultants are often asked: “Can you set up an interview for me?” Or “Please place me in a job”. In many countries, job seeking candidates can use a recruiter, an agency or a headhunter to find vacant jobs for them, to set up interviews or even to be placed in a job. This is not the case in Denmark. Most medium sized and large companies in Denmark employ their own recruiters to handle the entire rec...

Is Workindenmark's job search E-learning course useful?


"It’s a great course! It helps you find a job even in your hometown. I have no suggestions, I hope I find a job in your country soon & become one of your success stories! ‐ a Mexican jobseeker 1,353 individuals of 108 nationalities from 103 countries signed up for our e-learning course in 2019, and 223 users responded voluntarily to our 2020 user survey.  The respondents expressed an overall satisfaction rate of 78 pct. with the ...

How to identify and respond to keywords in a job advertisement


The responsibilities and requirements or qualifications sections are usually the core of the job ad. Recruiters spend time identifying the main qualifications needed. They map out existing skills in the team to find out if one or more skills are lacking. A new employee could very likely bring missing skills to the company or the team. Therefore, recruiters spend time making sure that the job ad reveals what to expect from the job. The company wan...

Preparing for an online job interview


Many companies conduct at least two interview rounds. The first round of interviews is mainly used to determine which applicants have the basic qualifications required for the job. The second round involves more detailed interview questions about the applicant, his or her qualifications and ability to perform in the company. We have decided to share our tips on the first interview round - an interview, which is frequently conducted online. Interv...

Workindenmark-centres are temporarily closed, but can still be reached by email and telephone


Workindenmark-centres in Copenhagen, Odense, Aarhus are closed temporarily at least until 27th March due to the preventive measured enforced by the Danish government to prevent further spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Denmark. Your emails and phone calls to Workindenmark will still be answered during this closure period. The planned job search seminar in Aarhus 25th March will be cancelled, and the registered participants will be contacted b...

EU financial supports for moving to work in Europe


If you are invited to a job interview in Denmark or if you plan to relocate to Denmark, because you have been offered a job, we are ready to help. To be eligible for TMS/YfEj support you must be: a citizen of an EU country, Norway or Iceland resident in an EU country, Norway or Iceland and applying for a job in another EU country or Norway or Iceland TMS/YfEj offers: job interview allowance to cover the cost of travelling for an...

Job interviews - the unwritten rules


We have gathered some of the unwritten rules that internationals coming to Denmark do not usually know.  Tests Tests are widely used and you may be asked to conduct both practical and personal tests, and you may be facing several rounds of interviews beginning with a first interview with a recruiter and ending with the final interview where you meet the manager.   Punctuality Being on time is very important. But, what does it actua...

Gain Useful insight into Danish recruitment processes Part 2


Which do you think Danish employers read first? Your CV or your cover letter? 80 % of all employers read the CV first (Ballisager 2018). In less than 2 minutes, the reader should be able to learn if you match the requirements for a specific job, so take your time to perfect and target the information in the CV. If your CV does not contain matching and relevant information, the reader may not even proceed to your cover letter. Which screening crit...

Tips for your job search from a Danish recruiter - Hesehus


Listen to her advice on how to apply for a job within the IT sector in Denmark in our new video. Hesehus is an e-commerce solution provider specialized in the development of B2B and B2C webshops with a staff of 120 persons including 70 developers. Currently, they have employees from The Netherlands, France, Bulgaria, Bosnia, Hungary, Brazil, UK, Spain and Greece, and they are looking forward to welcoming more internationals in the future. You can...

Gain useful insight into Danish recruitment processes


Ballisager, a major Danish HR/recruitment consultancy, publish an annual, national recruitment survey. The 2019 recruitment survey has just been published. We would like to share some of the most significant findings with you The respondents were 934 Danish companies, of which 71% are private and 29% are public. The survey was voluntary and posted to 1663 companies. Recruitment channels Companies typically use 3 recruitment channels 76% of c...

Tips and tools for finding startup job


Make yourself visible Start-up companies usually find employees through their network, because they are too busy to look elsewhere. In order to become part of your dream employers’ network, you must help them notice you. You could comment on their social media posts, seek them out at network meetings or even send them an unsolicited application. The innovation district Copenhagen Science City has published six tips and tricks for start-up j...

Tips for your job search from our recruitment consultant


Q: Why is it a good idea to post your CV on Workindenmark.dk? M.B: Workindenmark’s mission is to assist Danish companies in recruiting highly qualified foreign candidates in sectors where Danish companies face skills shortages. We assist a high number of companies in finding suitable candidates. The companies range from large international companies to SME’s and startups. We do so by searching for candidates in our CV bank, and more t...

Explore your career opportunities at BCF Career Event in Belgium


Do you want to be challenged in an informal workplace with flat hierarchy, generous holiday entitlement and an amazing work-life balance? Visit the Crossborder Oresund stand at the largest Belgian career event for life sciences. It is the meeting place for everyone who is or wants to be active in Bio/Life Sciences, Chemistry, Food or Pharma. Learn about the hundreds of open positions within the life sciences sector in Denmark and let us help you ...

Explore your career opportunities in Denmark at Tech Job Fair in London


Do you want to be challenged in an informal workplace with flat hierarchy, generous holiday entitlement and an amazing work-life balance? Visit the Workindenmark stand at the Tech Job Fair on the 26th of September 2019 to learn more about the hundreds of open positions within the tech sector in Denmark. Let us help you with your next career move! Tech Job Fair takes place at: Central Foundation Boys’ School Cowper Street EC2A 4SH London , E...

A new privacy policy effective from 11th September


Workindenmark has updated its privacy policy, and the new policy became effective 11th September. This change is due to Workindenmark.dk no longer using Google Analytics at the site. Get to know about the updated privacy policy.

Explore your career opportunities in Denmark and Sweden at BCF Career Event in Utrecht


Do you want to be challenged in an informal workplace with flat hierarchy, generous holiday entitlement and an awesome work-life balance? Visit the Crossborder Øresund stand represented by Workindenmark at the BCF Career Event on the 23rd of May 2019 to learn more about the hundreds of open positions within the life science sector in Denmark & Sweden. Let us help you with your next career move! BCF Career Event takes place at:  B...

Explore your career opportunities in Denmark at Tech Job Fair in Stuttgart


Do you want to be challenged in an informal workplace with flat hierarchy, generous holiday entitlement and an awesome work-life balance? Visit the Workindenmark stand at the Tech Job Fair on the 23rd of May 2019 to learn more about the hundreds of open positions within the tech sector in Denmark. Let us help you with your next career move! Tech Job Fair takes place at: Design Offices Stuttgart Mitte (1st Floor) Lautenschlagerstraße 23a ...

Explore your career opportunities in Denmark at Tech Job Fair in Frankfurt


Do you want to be challenged in an informal workplace with flat hierarchy, generous holiday entitlement and an awesome work-life balance? Visit the Workindenmark stand at the Tech Job Fair on the 16th of May 2019 to learn more about the hundreds of open positions within the tech sector in Denmark. Let us help you with your next career move! Tech Job Fair takes place at: WeWork Frankfurt Neue Rothofstrasse 13-19 Frankfurt am Main, Germany Thurs...

The path to your first job in Denmark – an event for International students


When: May 6th 2019 17.00-20.30 Where: Microsoft, Kanalvej 7 2800 Kgs. Lyngby Sign up to this free event (new window) About the event Join our event for International students aiming for their first job in Denmark! Warning…. This is not your average career fair. The purpose of the event is to inspire and prepare you for a career in Denmark. At the event, you will get to talk face to face with central stakeholders and other organisations to...

Meet Workindenmark at Bio Pharma Day at Palazzo delle Stelline - Milan, Italy


Do you want to be challenged in an informal workplace with flat hierarchy, generous holiday entitlement and an awesome work-life balance? Visit the Crossborder Øresund stand represented by Workindenmark at the Bio Pharma Day on the 26th of March 2019 to learn more about the hundreds of open positions within the life science sector in Denmark & Sweden. Let us help you with your next career move! Bio Pharma Day takes place at: Palazzo d...

Meet Workindenmark at Târgul de Cariere IT in Cluj - Napoca


Do you want to be challenged working in an informal workplace with a flat hierarchy? And do you like a generous holiday entitlement and an awesome work-life balance? Then you should explore the many career opportunities in Denmark within the IT sector at Târgul de Cariere IT on the 15th and 16th of March 2019. Come talk to us at Stand 43 and learn more about current job offers and life in Denmark. We can help you with your next career move...

Meet Workindenmark at Emigration Expo 2019


If good career opportunities, flat hierarchies, informal workplaces and awesome work-life balance ring a bell, you should explore the many career opportunities in Denmark within IT, Health, Life Science, Engineering and more at Emigration Expo in Houten on the 9th and 10th of February 2019. Come talk to us in Hall 3 stand 308 and learn more about current job offers and life in Denmark. We can help you with your next career move. Emigration Expo...

Experience expat life in Denmark -Workindenmark's new videos


Experience expat life in Denmark by watching "My Big Danish Moment", a video series that portrays four expats who have chosen to work and live in Denmark. Get inspired by and Cristina and Pedro (metal engineers) from Portugal, Alistair (life science specialist) from Australia, Hannes (geoscientist) from Germany and María (general practitioner) from Spain and hear about their professional challenges, future plans and encounter with work-lif...

New job fair calendar


Workindenmark's new job fair calendar for spring 2017 has just landed. It includes general and targeted job fairs for highly qualified candidates across Europe. Your company have the opportunity to join us and meet and recruit candidates from abroad. We can also present your company's vacancy, presents candidates for you etc. Find out more about participating in Job fairs and take a look at the Job fair calendar.

New opening hours in ICS Copenhagen


From April 4th, 2016, the International Citizen Service-centre in Copenhagen is open for international citizens from 10 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Thursdays we keep the opening hour as usual at 11 a.m.  Please notice that the State Administration will only be present in ICS Copenhagen on Tuesday and Wednesday from 11am to 3pm. EU-registration certificates can also be issued Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday between 8 ...

Chat with us each Friday


EURES offers a network of 900 plus advisors to provide information required by jobseekers and employers. Workindenmark is part of that network. If you are looking for information about job searching in Denmark you have the opportunity to get in direct contact with a Danish EURES (European Employment Service) advisor. Each Friday 10:00-13:00 (CET) you can chat online with a consultant who can tell you about: Working and living conditions in D...

New location in Aarhus


Workindenmark West and International Citizen Service West in Aarhus will move from Hack Kampmanns Plads 10, 8000 Aarhus C to Åboulevarden 31, 1st floor, 8000 Aarhus C and have the first opening day after Christmas and New Year on Monday 4 January 2016. The opening hours will remain the same and be the following: Workindenmark: Monday-Thursday 8:30-15:30 and Friday 8:30-15:00 International Citizen Service: Thursday 13:00-17:00 and Friday 9:00-1...

Online job fair on may 12th, 2015


Workindenmark and the Nordic countries will be hosting an engineers’ online job fair on May 12th 2015. Meet candidates, post job ads, find CVs and chat with interesting candidates. Join us on European job days – Nordic working - and meet experienced engineers from abroad interested in your jobs and your enterprise. Register now at Nordic Working 2015, Europeanjobdays.eu, to meet your future employee.

New app from Copenhagen Capacity


The new Move to DK app simplifies the process of relocating to Denmark providing a checklist of practicalities to take care of before and after moving. Find out more on Copenhagen Capacity's homepage.

Workindenmark has a new design


We have redesigned the Workindenmark website to make it easier to use - and nicer to look at! But even though the design has changed radically, you still have access to the same information and functionality as on the previous version of the site. Workindenmark is still you official source for Danish jobs aimed at international talents, and the best place to go for information about living and working in Denmark. Of course, you can also still cre...