Recruitment & Job search in Norway

Recruitment & Job search in Norway: Pandemic Edition

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our day to day experiences in numerous ways, and has had a huge impact on our working lives: where we work, how and with whom. As society begins to open up in Norway, many people are looking for work or are looking to employ.

This session will be led by Eva Kanic-Pieterse, who has 10 years experience in HR and recruitment. Eva will share her knowledge about recruitment and job search in Norway with a particular look into how the pandemic has influenced this process. The job search, applications and the interview process have all been impacted be the pandemic, so Eva will provide some tips on how to prepare yourself to ensure that you have the best chance to find a position that is right for you.

This event is a collaboration between Diversify and Virtuala.

This event is free to join, please register below!

Eva Kanic-Pieterse

Whiteboard presentation

Eva has 10 years of HR and recruitment experience and will talk about recruitment and job search in Norway. She will also talk about how the pandemic has changed some of the ways we apply for jobs and have interviews. There are some challenges that have been identified during the pandemic

Chisom Udeze

Founder of Diversify, Diversify Consult, HerSpace & The Annual

Chisom is an Economist, a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) Strategist, and a 3 times founder of impact driven companies. She has over 14 years of experience working with organizations like the European Commission, The United Nations, ExxonMobil and The Economist Group. Chisom is analytical and a data enthusiast. She is passionate about interrogating the cross-sectoral relationship between society’s inhabitants, resources, production, technology, distribution and output. She efficiently and effectively unlocks complex systems, interprets data, forecasts socio-economic trends and conducts research.

Having lived and worked in 7 countries across 3 continents, she is highly adaptable to different circumstances and people, and thrives in uncertain environments.

As the founder of Diversify and Diversify Consult, Chisom and her team work with companies, institutions, governments and civil society to develop sustainable DEIB strategies and embed measurable diversity and inclusion initiatives in the workplace and society. In addition, in 2022, Diversify launched the Diversify Nordics Summit, the largest conference in the Nordics that gathers cross-sectoral stakeholders to amplify DEIB in the Nordics and beyond.

In 2020, she founded HerSpace, a diverse and inclusive co-creation community for all genders, with particular focus on women and non-binary people. In 2022, HerSpace launched HerTech, Women in Tech incubator, for women-led companies, with a focus on the inclusion of diverse founders. 

Chisom is a thought-leader in DEIB and a passionate advocate for mental health and wellness. She writes often on DEIB and justice related topics, some of her work is published on Forbes.

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