Navigating in Danish work culture

Sted: Business Academy Aarhus, Ringvej Syd 104, 8260 Viby J.
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So you find yourself in this foreign little country called Denmark. We are sure you sometimes wonder why people act like they do? It’s a funny thing called culture, which can’t always be explained rationally - or logically.

Well, just wait till you enter the labor market, you will find your self wondering again, but you sure do not want a cultural difference or small misunderstandings to be the show stopper for your job opportunities in Denmark.

Sign up for this event to get inspiration on how to navigate in danish work culture. 

Agenda:

14:00: Welcome

14:10: Presentation from real (work) life

- Greg McQueen - Product Photographer at SkatePro

- Jolita Endrijaityte – Strategist at Grundfos

  • Both presenters will tell their story on how they made their way in to the danish labor market, in two very different careers
    • From student to labor market
    • Working environment: From colleagues to negotiating salary, and everything in between
  • Expect great advices on how to navigate your way to the job of your dreams in Denmark

15:10: Networking

    • Sharing experiences from student life and working life in DK
    • Opportunities at BAAA and in Aarhus

15:45: Thank you for today / Tak for I dag

About the speakers:

Greg is a photographer from the UK living and working in Denmark. Following his studies at Business Academy Aarhus in 2012, he went on to start his own business specialising in event photography.
At the start of 2020, Greg took a major step towards a long-term ambition of becoming a commercial photographer by landing a full-time job as a product photographer for Skate Pro.
Greg works within the marketing department at Skate Pro and is responsible for creating images for the company's web site, as well as producing product and lifestyle images for Skate Pro's marketing campaigns, newsletters, and social media accounts.

Jolita is a strategist at the well-known water solution provider and one of the biggest pump manufacturer in the world - Grundfos. Originally, she is coming from Lithuania but has been living and working in Denmark for the past 9 years. 

At the Business Academy Aarhus, Jolita has been studying at the various programs, which includes AP degree studies in Multimedia Design and Communication and two Top Up programs - Digital Concept Development and Innovation and Entrepreneurship. During the Innovation and Entrepreneurship program, Jolita has applied for a student position at Grundfos, where a year ago, she was offered a full-time position as a strategist at the newly formed Ecosystems and Partnerships department at Grundfos Future Lab. 

At her work, Jolita is responsible for creating and maintaining relationships with Grundfos' strategic alliances, building internal partnership knowledge hub and supporting Grundfos Future Lab with taking part in various innovation projects for solving global water and climate challenges.

In relation to the corona virus, we adhere to all the applicable guidelines and have the required distance between chairs. We also have plenty of sanitiser. The maximum number of participants is therefore 65, with a first-come, first-served principal.

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