Work & Life Denmark’s mission is to help highly-skilled foreign nationals, residing in the Copenhagen area, get most out of their professional and private lives in Denmark.

Work & Life Denmark was founded by Jens Frahm-Rasmussen in the early spring 2013 and is based in Copenhagen.

If you have an interesting work proposal, or if you would like to be an intern or volunteer, you are welcome to contact us.

About Jens

  • I have a Master’s degree in International business from Copenhagen Business School, specializing in cultural differences in the Danish-International workplace (2001)

  • I have been a consultant for the Danish Ministry of Integration, where I counseled Danish Municipalities and public enterprises on how to integrate foreigners, both highly-skilled work-immigrants (expats) and more “traditional” immigrants

  • I have been a HR consultant for Copenhagen Municipality (Københavns Kommune), coordinating recruitment and retainment of immigrants (including highly-skilled) to the city’s 40.000 workplaces

  • I have several years of freelance work and teaching experience in the field of Danish workplace culture (Copenhagen Municipality, Copenhagen Business School, Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), Maersk Internationale Shipping Education)

  • I am passionate about the meeting of cultures and have been been active in the Copenhagen expat scene for many years, organizing wine tastings and other social events.

  • I grew up in Copenhagen, but have later lived in Austria, USA and Argentina. I speak English, Spanish, German and French besides my native Danish.

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Jens

Dorte Stang, Advisory Board

  • Dorte is a seniored manager with experience from leading companies within the field of HR, recruitment and retainment of expats in Denmark, including the Confederation of Danish Industry (Dansk Industri), Rambøll Management Consulting and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Denmark.
  • Dorte holds and MA in political science plus a number of subsequent certifications within the HRD field, and is also passionate about the meeting of  cultures at the workplace and beyond. She speaks English, German, French and Italian besides her native Danish.

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