How Danes lighten up their winter: The Danish 'Fastelavn' tradition
If you move to Denmark around February, you will see them everywhere: 'Fastelavnsboller'!
Career opportunities for both you and your partner
Polish Aleksandra Gudwicz travelled with her husband to the eastern part of Central Denmark, when he landed a job in Danish Crown in Randers. With help from the Accompanying Spouse Initiative, Alexandra landed her dream job in the region too.
Affordable international schools make Denmark a go-to for globally mobile parents
More and more internationals choose Denmark as a career destination – and one third of them move with children. But where do the kids attend school? On top of excellent Danish public schools, Central Denmark has very attractive and affordable international schools.
The Danish recruitment process through expats’ eyes
Recruitment processes differ from country to country. It’s important to be aware of these differences so you can adjust your CV, cover letter and expectations to meet the standards of your new country and to stand the best chance of landing your dream job! To help you navigate the Danish standards, we’ve gathered some honest insights from internationals living and working in Central Denmark.
Vikings were once "fierce" farmers - today Denmark leads the sustainable food revolution
When thinking of Denmark, you probably picture violent Viking raids – yet most Vikings were actually farmers. Denmark has always been an agricultural nation. And it became a pioneer in the field around the mid-1800s, when small farmers decided that collaboration would foster the best innovation – and keep everyone well fed. Today, Central Denmark is home to a cluster of global frontrunners within the entire food chain.
Number 1 in Europe: Digital talents are happiest in Denmark
Denmark ranks #1 in Europe, when digital talents are asked to rate their happiness on the job. This is evident in a recent study, also pointing to personal influence as an important happiness factor. With their tradition for a flat hierarchy, Danish companies give digital talents exactly that.
‘Coopetition’ = a career destination with room to grow
Central Denmark’s companies are close to each other – and not just geographically. Here, collaboration is widespread, even between competitors. This drives innovation and creates a fertile ground for job opportunities, making Central Denmark an ideal destination for expats who don’t want to move for just one job, but for an ecosystem filled with possibilities.
Danish researchers are tackling renewable energy’s biggest challenge
As a frontrunner on climate action, Denmark is leading the way to more sustainable energy use. Wind production per capita already exceeds that of any other OECD country and Denmark aims for 100% of renewables by 2050. A new project now supports this goal by tackling one of renewable energy’s biggest limitations: its storage.
What is work-life balance?
Denmark is world-famous for its work-life balance. In fact, expats view it as the number one reason for moving to Denmark, according to the 2020 Expat Survey. But what exactly does work-life balance mean? And how can you achieve it?
Why tech talents choose to live in Central Denmark
More and more internationals with skills within IT and tech are choosing to live in Central Denmark. A good work-life balance and opportunities to develop their career play an important role in attracting them to the region.