Finding a place to stay
You will have several options, staying with a friend, staying in a collective, renting a small one room apartment( called hybel in norway)
The prices are considered high, ranging from 4000kr to 8000kr per person.
These are usually small apartments suited for students.
Click here for online links for apartment databses.
Where to begin
Obviously by emails from your country, it all depends on motivation, there is always demand for work and lots of applicants to choose from for potential firms in need of new workers.
A face2face will always be the best way when looking for work, this of course is not always possible. This is where your CV picture comes in.