Professional staffing services and skilled recruitment
Our company aims to provide professional staffing services and skilled recruitment for permanent and temporary positions. We specialize mainly in the search for and recruitment of potential candidates, for the Norwegian employment market, as well as the Polish work market.
Norint Sp. z o.o. is a Polish-based employment agency which offers high-quality recruitment services for local and foreign companies. We are experts in selecting and sourcing talents for gap sectors, such as social services, healthcare, building, and the automotive industry. Over the years, our team has gained extensive knowledge in the area of local laws and international requirements.
Our recruiters have extensive experience in selecting and finding the right candidates for the right jobs, both for the Scandinavian market as well as the Polish market. We do our best to get to know our client’s expectations to meet their needs and provide top-end services.
We provide both qualified professional search services as well as handling relative placement within a company with temporary or permanent contracts. We are well experienced in the selection of candidates that meet your needs, with specialized educational backgrounds or concrete experience for the position that you are trying til fill.
We provide continuous support to our clients and candidates along with the utmost efficiency and timeliness thanks to the industry-specific knowledge of our consultants and our recruiters.
The main industries we serve are:
- Building industry (Scandinavia & Poland)
- Electricians (Norway & EU)
- Cars and mechanics (Norway & Sweden)
- Machinery & Industrial Products (Norway)
- Industrial welders/Painters (Norway)
- Turbine technicians (Norway)
- Food & Beverage (Poland and EU)
- Healthcare personnel
We in Norint are an enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated team with the goal of satisfying both our client’s needs as well as the candidate’s needs for development and growth.
Let us select and manage the best profiles for your company’s needs.
For you to be best able to choose the right professional for your company through search & selection, it’s crucial to trust the recruitment prosses and understand how we are selecting the candidates that you are being presented.
Our recruitment process from A-Z:
We start by understanding your needs and requirements from the candidates that you are looking for. Our consultants will contact you about the given position and gather all the necessary information for us to start searching our database for the correct candidate or we may place advertisements if we do not have the candidates that you are looking for in our base.
Candidates apply for the job offer:
The candidate has several options on how to apply for a job offer with us: by e-mail, via the recruitment form on www.norint.pl or by responding to one of our job advertisements, we are also very active on social media and always available on the phone.
First time screening interview.
When a candidate first applies for any job advertisement we do a screening interview to verify that the candidate is suitable for the position, that the content of the CV fulfills the requirement of the advertisement, experience, education, language skills and so on.
Professional job interview.
Once we are sure that the candidate fulfills the basic requirements for the position the candidate is passed on to one of our dedicated recruiters to complete a detailed job interview. Supplementing the information needed to create a Candidate profile, such as personal data, work experience history, verification of language knowledge and professional experience.
Verification of work history and references from previous employers.
Verification of the Candidate’s experience is one of the most important steps in the recruitment prosses and we use a series of tested methods during the job interview to verify the candidate’s knowledge as well as the option of calling previous employers or receiving written references to confirm their experience.
Once we have found candidates that match up with your requirements we acquaint them with your job offer in more detail. Often giving direct details of the position including wages and working hours if this has not been given earlier.
Presentation of the Candidate’s profile to the client
Once we have made the selection of the candidates that have applied for the position, we send the complete profiles to the client for the client to chose the candidates they would like to interview or employ depending on the recruitment prosses.
The decision on the employment of the Candidate.
Once the client and candidate are matched, we sign a contract with the candidate for referral to work, determining details of travel and coordinate the candidates to the client’s location. Upon arrival, the Candidate signs an employment contract and is appointed to the Tax Office to obtain a personal number and tax card. He gets the needed tools, working clothes, ID and is accommodated in the apartment he is assigned.
Coordination of trip to Norway
We do not only deal with the comprehensive recruitment of employees but also coordinate the entire process related to travelling up to Norway in coodination with the Norwegain employer. After presenting the offer together with the conditions of employment and full acceptance by the candidate and after a positive response from the employer, the formal part of the trip is completed, that is:
- Determining the final date of departure suitable for both the employee and the employer.
- Sending to the employee by e-mail all the needed contracts. Each candidate is asked to send back the signed documents in the form of a scan or photo.
- Booking flights by the candidate or the employer, depending on previous arrangements, and sending confirmation of the reservation to our offices to confirm their arrival on the agreed date.
- After sending the confirmation of the flight reservation, each employee receives feedback containing all necessary information such as travel plan adapted to the arrival time, information on accommodation, work clothes, and what the candidate should take with them. The email also has contact details and a phone number for the coordinator/client.
- The whole process significantly eases the trip and both the employer and employee can be sure that the beginning of their cooperation will go smoothly.
European System of Description for Language Education (CEFR)
All of our Norwegian language courses have been prepared and are based on the European Language Description System. The CEFR was created by the Council of Europe as the main part of the project “Language learning by European citizens”. Its main goal is to provide methods of learning, teaching and assessing the level of language proficiency that applies to all European languages, including Norwegian.
The six levels below become a universally accepted standard for assessing individual language proficiency. The CEFR describes what language learners should master in reading, listening, speaking and writing at each of these levels.
A1 – A person who speaks a language at this level:
- Understands and is able to apply basic colloquial phrases and expressions regarding everyday life.
- He can present himself and others and formulate questions in the field of private life, such as where he lives, people he knows and things he has.
- He can conduct a simple conversation, provided that the interlocutor speaks slowly, clearly and is ready to help.
A2 – A person who speaks a language at this level:
- Understands statements and frequently used expressions related to everyday life (e.g. basic information about the interlocutor and his family, shopping, environment, work).
- Is able to communicate in simple, routine communication situations, requiring only a simple, direct exchange of information on known and typical topics.
- He can easily describe his origin and surroundings, as well as raise issues related to the most important needs of everyday life.
Levels of independence
B1 – A person speaking a language at this level:
- He understands the meaning of the main threads of the message contained in clear, standard statements that relate to familiar matters and events typical of work, school, free time, etc.
- Can deal with most communication situations that can occur when traveling in a region where a given language is spoken.
- She can create simple, consistent oral or written statements on topics that are known to her or which interest her.
- Can describe experiences, events, dreams, hopes and aspirations, briefly justifying or explaining his opinions and plans.
B2 – A person speaking a language at this level:
- Understands the importance of the main threads of the message contained in complex texts on specific and abstract topics, including understanding of discussions on technical topics in the field of its specialty.
- He can communicate fluently and spontaneously enough to have a normal conversation with the native user of a given language, without causing tension to either party.
- Can formulate transparent oral and written statements on a wide range of topics, as well as explain his position on matters under discussion, considering the pros and cons of various solutions.
Levels of proficiency
C1 – A person who speaks a language at this level:
- He understands a wide range of difficult, longer texts, noticing hidden meanings, expressed indirectly.
- Can speak fluently, spontaneously, without too much trouble finding the right wording.
- He can use the language effectively and freely in social and social, educational or professional contacts.
- Can formulate clear, well-structured, detailed statements on complex problems, efficiently and correctly using the rules of organization of expression, connectors and indicators of text fusion.
C2 – A person who speaks a language at this level:
- He can easily understand virtually anything he hears or reads.
- Is able to summarize information from other sources, written or spoken in a coherent manner, reproducing the theses and explanations contained therein.
- He can express his thoughts very smoothly, spontaneously and precisely, subtly differentiating shades of meaning even in more complex statements.
You are an experienced electrician ready to take up an interesting and well-paid job in Norway – apply for DSB qualifications now!
A certificate from the Directorate for Civil Protection and Emergency Planning (DSB) is necessary to obtain legal employment in the profession of electrician in Norway.
If you are a qualified electrician, have several years of experience working in Poland and need support in obtaining DSB qualifications – contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org)
We provide reliable and comprehensive assistance in translating the necessary documents and submitting the appropriate application. The DSB certificate confirms that your skills comply with Norwegian requirements. It is also a guarantee of obtaining legal work on residential, commercial and industrial facilities.
To obtain DSB qualifications, the following requirements must be met:
- Have a documented education / diploma: electrician, electrician, electrician or electrician technician
- Have a SEP professional diploma
- Have a min. 2 years of professional experience (documented by references or work certificates) from current or previous / their employers in the last 10 years from graduation
- Have a valid ID (passport or ID card)
The total cost of applying for DSB qualifications is PLN 1050.
NOKUT is the Norwegian Office for Quality and Recognition of Education from abroad, dealing with the approval of documents regarding qualifications and education obtained outside Norway.
In order to work or study in Norway, you must first approve education or professional qualifications acquired in Poland – the list of specified occupations requiring authorization can be found on the NOKUT website.
Competitions in Norway can be divided into two categories:
1. Professions regulated by Norwegian law – currently there are 168 professions that require authorization, including
- concrete worker / formwork carpenter
- wędliniarz / butcher
- furniture carpenter
- shop butcher
- mechanic / fitter of machines and industrial devices
2. Professions not regulated by Norwegian law – professions which are not subject to authorization in Norway.
What conditions must be met in order to obtain NOKUT vocational education approval:
The applicant must be professionally connected to or legally resident in Norway.
It should also have a translation of the diploma (into English or Norwegian) together with its original issued by the appropriate authority. Authorization is obtained based on the completion of min. 3-year vocational school with a documented year of apprenticeship.
The applicant should provide a copy of the current ID (passport or ID – page with photo and personal details).
CV in English or Norwegian
MinID or (in the absence of this document) – they must attach a contract of employment and registration of stay along with a passport scan.
Legal work in Norway
Working legally in Norway and having an employment contract signed with a Norwegian employer in accordance with the provisions of the Norwegian Labor Code, you have the right to:
· Allowance for every child aged 0-18,
· Tax relief for spouses where one is unemployed, the relief is also granted if one of the spouses does not live in Norway,
· Holiday benefit, it amounts to approximately 12% of the annual salary earned (employees subject to Tariffavtale – collective agreement) and about 10.2% of the annual salary earned for employees whose salary is not determined in the collective agreement,
· Health insurance valid in Norway as well as in another EU country,
· Norwegian old-age pension regulated by Norwegian law,
· Receiving 100% sickness benefit – regulated by Norwegian labor law,
· Insurance against accidents at work,
· Use of Norwegian unemployment benefits – regulated by Norwegian law.
Work permits / Residence cards
Norint Agency specializes in obtaining the necessary documents (work permits and / or residence cards) for Ukrainian citizens who want to find legal employment in Poland. If you are interested and need support, please send an email to email@example.com. Our consultants will contact you to discuss the details of the application:
Price-list of services:
Type A permit: …
Residence card: …
A collective bargaining agreement is an agreement between a trade union and an employer or employers’ union on working conditions and pay and other matters related to them.
The employees are represented by a trade union, the other party to the agreement is one employer or employers’ association. The agreement must be made in writing.
The collective labor agreement consists of two parts, the main agreement, the so-called the basic agreement concerns the fundamental principles of the labor market, gives employees the right to information, determines the principles of cooperation and conflict resolution. The second part of the contract, negotiated separately for each sector and / or individual companies, defines and implements the provisions of the minimum wage, working hours rights, overtime remuneration, social benefits, and the right to further education.
The basic agreement concluded between the Norwegian Trade Union Confederation (LO) and the Norwegian Confederation of Entrepreneurs (NHO) is called the “work provision”.
Collective agreements are only valid in industries where it has been documented that foreign employees may receive worse pay and working conditions than is normal in a given industry:
- cleaning industry,
- shipbuilding industry,
- electrical services,
- transport of goods and people,
- fishing industry,
- hospitality and gastronomy.
Addition to using a private car at work:
The employer may pay the allowance to employees commuting in private cars. The supplement is taxed and paid depending on the number of kilometers traveled.
As of January 1, 2016, the tax-free allowance for 1 km of the route is 3.80 NOK for the first 10,000 kilometers. After exceeding this limit, the supplement is 3.45 crowns / kilometer. These rates are paid irrespective of the car type / model (including electric vehicles).
The untaxed allowance is paid to employees (including employees of private companies) by the manager / employer.
Rates for 2016:
The allowance for commuting (up to 10,000 km) in the current calendar year is SEK 3.80 / kilometer (the national rate is NOK 4.10 / kilometer). Therefore, the 30 ore / kilometer difference must be taxed.
The supplement for traveling over 10,000 km is SEK 3.45 / kilometer.
Supplement for subsequent passengers: 1 Norwegian Krone / kilometer / per passenger (invariably since last year).
Electric cars: NOK 3.80 / kilometer (from NOK 4.20 / kilometer. The difference between the NOK (4.20 NOK / kilometer) and the rate paid for the electric car must be taxed.