You might need a little help to get started in a new country. When first arriving in Norway, people tend to gasp at the prices. Norway is an expensive country, but the minimum wages are equally high. Like in most other countries, using your network is the best way to find a job, but there are alternatives if you don’t know anyone yet. Take a look at our article How to get a job – but first, take a look at these sites:
VisitNorway provides general information about life in Norway, focusing on culture, nature and unique experiences.
NyiNorge gives you the hard facts on life in Norway, from how to get your tax card to basic laws and regulations.
Statistisk sentralbyrå is a site for statistics and facts about Norway
www.norsk.nl is originally a dutch site on emigrating to Norway, but the link leads you to a short and comprehensive introduction to Norway in English. For dutch speakers, there is a lot more information on this site.