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International talent recruitment to Norway
Opportunities, challenges, and lived experiences of skilled migrants

Micheline van Riemsdijk and Matthew Cook

Fafo-report 2013:44


Companies vie to attract the best and brightest workers, and they recruit skilled migrants to meet their talent needs. This report investigates the recruitment of skilled workers in the information technology sector and the oil and gas industry in Norway, and the lived experiences of skilled migrants in these industries. The report presents findings from a survey of foreign-born information technology specialists and engineers in Norway, and interviews with human resource managers, migrants, policymakers, representatives for unions and employer organizations, and other stakeholders who are involved in international skilled migration.

Published: 2013 Id-nr.: 20334