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Getting Started

When first starting to think of working in Denmark, there are many things to take into account. Where do you start and how do you find a job in Denmark?


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Before you start writing applications to a vacant position or start approaching companies to hear of job possibilities, it is vital that you spend some time researching your options on the labour market

Some sectors face skills shortages and some do not. See sectors facing skills shortages

If your work experience lies within other sectors or areas, you may not find a lot of advertised jobs. This does not mean that it is impossible to get a job within your area of expertise, but it may be worth considering:

  • How long do you intend to stay in Denmark? Employers will invest time and money on getting you introduced to the job and the company, so most employers will look for candidates who are able to stay in the job for a minimum of 2-3 years.
  • Are you willing to commute to work? Consider how far you are able and willing to spend on commuting and start searching for interesting companies/jobs within this geographical area.
  • Do you wish to work within your field or are you willing to explore other possibilities? Perhaps you can explain how your previous experience and skills are usable in another job? 

Use our Job Portal

Workindenmark.dk is a great place to start if you want to find a job in Denmark. You can search for vacant positions and get input on how to apply for a job in a Danish context. Read more here:


Find the Right Company

You can find companies relevant for you in many ways, and not only through job adverts. You can get information that will guide you on your way to finding the right company for you right here:


Become Visible

Our Recruitment Consultants have gathered their best tips on how you can become more visible and get the attention of recruiters and headhunters in Denmark. Read their tips here:


Expand Your Network

Improve your chances of getting a job by expanding your network. Find inspiration that is useful for you whether you have not moved to Denmark yet, or if you are already in Denmark right here: