Marta from Spain found her perfect work-life balance in Denmark
32-year-old Marta Merino said goodbye to Spain and hello to a life with lots of spare time and flexibility in Denmark
Sustainable companies in Central Denmark offer exciting opportunities for internationals
Central Denmark is home to many sustainable companies. One of them is Baettr, a company that works every day towards making renewable wind energy the preferred source of energy. Baettr believes in people - that we, together, can make a difference. That’s why, on their journey to ensure a greener future, they hire talent from all over the world. Meet one of their international employees, Simon Barclay.
The Welcome Buddy Programme brings expats and locals together
Since October 2021, the Welcome Buddy Programme helps internationals to settle in Central Denmark. International newcomers are matched to long-term expats or Danes and share a cultural and social experience for three months.
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.