Checking out Statkraft’s reservoirs in the winter

This February some dedicated young Statkraft employees, mostly current and former trainees, organized a weekend trip to Vamark in Telemark, which is one of Statkraft’s many cabins in southern Norway.  Our goal? To enjoy the great skiing conditions and have fun. I also used the opportunity to learn more about Statkraft’s assets in the area….

Learning from the masters at “the Olympics” of energy economic research

What are the hottest topics among the world’s top scholars of energy economics? What are they discussing, and how will they present their most recent findings? These were some of the questions I had in mind when travelling to the 39th conference by the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE). According to some of the…

Working with Employer Branding in Statkraft

Some might think that a company as renewable, responsible and innovative as Statkraft sells itself. To some extent, it does. Although the company is very well known, at least in Norway (97% of Norwegian students know of Statkraft), we still need to make some efforts to tell people how cool it is to work for…

The ability to take someone else’s perspective

Communication will be the answer to any problem you find in your life… Well, I’m not sure it is all that easy, but it will certainly get you a long way. One of the great things about being a Statkraft trainee is not only that we get to work in several departments and locations. It…

On the other side of the table

1340 applications, 45 candidates invited for the first round of interviews, 15 finalists gathered at the assessment centre, and only five lucky candidates will receive an offer to become a Statkraft trainee. As a trainee in Corporate HR, I was involved in the final planning of this year’s trainee assessment centre, as well as having…