Schibsted - one of the most attractive employers in Norway


Atelach Alemu Argaw (Head of Data and Privacy) Kjersti Thornéus (Director of Product Consumer Business Solutions), Mari Marthe Aamold (Management Trainee), Malin Björmek (Management Trainee), Jonas Behrendt (Head of Trainees).

Atelach Alemu Argaw (Head of Data and Privacy) Kjersti Thornéus (Director of Product Consumer Business Solutions), Mari Marthe Aamold (Management Trainee), Malin Björmek (Management Trainee), Jonas Behrendt (Head of Trainees).

And "climber of the year" among IT students

Universum unveils Norway's most attractive employers and students' career preferences at Norwegian universities and colleges. This year, more than 12,000 students expressed their opinion.

Schibsted is ranked No. 23 among IT students, thus climbing 7 places. In additon, finn.no was ranked as the 7th most attractive employer. Interestingly, Schibsted holds a higher ranking among IT women at number 11, whereas men ranked it number 28.

“Mixed groups perform better. And it is so much more fun. I’m very happy that Schibsted is such a strong climber among tech-women. We look forward to welcoming more female tech talent into our data science and software engineering teams,” says Atelach Alemu Argaw, Director of Data and Privacy at Schibsted Media Product and Tech.

"We’re incredibly pleased to see that a clear, long-term effort communicating and delivering on our Employer Value Proposition results in technology students seeing us an employer they want to join," says Jonas Behrendt, Head of Trainee Programmes at Schibsted.

A breakdown in the analysis shows that Schibsted has a good score among technologists. A closer look shows that IT students who wish to work in Schibsted associate the business, among other things, with exciting products, good career references and varied tasks. More than 80% connect Schibsted with exciting work tasks.

“Technology is changing how we do business. Being the preferred employer among tech talents is the secret sauce,” says Kjersti Thorneus Director of Product at Schibsted Media Product and Tech.

Company Awareness remains stable at more than 70% among IT students, and the conversion from "considering" to choosing Schibsted as a dream employer has increased strongly, from 37% to 46%.

Published: 5/4/2018 10:00 AM
Last updated: 5/4/2018 10:06 AM

ABOUT THE UNIVERSUM STUDY 2018

When: January – March 2018
In total 12.047 students responded: 
- 3.775 Business students
- 3.063 Engineers  
- 742 IT
- 988 Law
- 1.945 humanists
Number of participating universities and colleges:
25

Target group: 
Norwegian students with higher education