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  1. We’re going for more content in English

    ...tekna.no in english Haakon Bruusgaard Tekna’s services for English-speaking members Our English webpages ... having Tekna’s salary statistics published in English for time first time in 2020. There was also a strong...

    Article Aktuelt June 1 2021
  2. Are you a non-Norwegian looking for a job in Norway?

    Here are a few helpful tips about job ads from an English-speaking applicant veteran. Working in Norway Applying ... for a job in Norway as a first- or second-language English speaker? Here are a few points to consider:...

    Article Working in Norway July 21 2020
  3. Say What? Foreign Language Anxiety in the Global Workplace

    What? Foreign Language Anxiety in the Global Workplace communication skills,foreign language,foreign language ... official ‘working language’ is English. This was not a problem, as English was his second language and he had...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 3 2016
  4. Free training courses for Tekna members

    ...industry-specific programs for raising employees’ skills in the petroleum and electro/energy sectors. Apply ... Apply now and earn credits while increasing your skill level. Råd og tips The changing workforce requires...

    Article Råd og tips Jan. 27 2022
  5. LinkedIn: Tell the Truth (Please), Part Two

    (Please), Part Two CV writing skills,English language skills,foreign language,international workplace,LinkedIn ... section, where they’d claimed ’… and am fluent in 7 languages’. Seriously? My first reaction was once again...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 28 2017
  6. Multicultural Meetings: Do you speak up?

    Meetings: Do you speak up? English language skills,English speaking skills,internationalization,multicultural ... Even more so when those present have English as their second language. Maybe someone at the meeting grew...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 22 2018
  7. Your LinkedIn Summary: Be Smart, Write Smart

    Smart business communication,CV writing skills,English writing skills,international workplace,LinkedIn profile ... readers won’t think that you’re smart.’ Second-language speakers feel extra pressure Put rather bluntly...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 24 2017
  8. Don’t Buzz: How to Avoid Using the Overused When Writing Your CV

    If English is your ‘L2’ (second language), don’t fall into the trap of using superficial buzzwords to ... overused when writing your CV If English is your ‘L2’ (second language), don’t fall into the trap of using...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 13 2021
  9. How to Explain a [Hole/Gap] in Your CV

    ...running a course, I don’t often correct anyone’s English. In fact, just the opposite – when starting out ... grammar school English … Karin Lee How to Explain a [Hole/Gap] in Your CV CV writing skills,cv writing tips...

    Article Working in Norway Mar. 11 2018
  10. To Correct or Not to Correct: When Should Native Speakers Speak Up?

    Foreign language learners in the global workplace make spoken and written errors in their new language on ... their host country’s native language. While they coast along in English for … Karin Lee To Correct or...

    Article Working in Norway June 9 2016
  11. How to Break My Language Barrier

    ...place in the life of a foreign-born employee whose language is one other than that of the native population ... How to Break My Language Barrier communication skills,intercultural communication,language barrier, Working...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 23 2016
  12. But It’s Not My Fault: Business E-Mail Etiquette When Your Sender Can’t Write Right

    ...their company’s policy that English was to be their official working language on the job (topic for another ... post: international companies making English a working language without providing any help to their employees...

    Article Working in Norway May 30 2016
  13. Your job search: How to show how smart you are?

    ...you are? business English,CV writing skills,cv writing tips,English writing skills,job search,job seeker ... be feeling this even more because English isn’t your first language, so you think that you need to use...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 30 2019
  14. Business Emails: Using a Format to Clear Up Your Writing Style

    ...email writing skills,business emails in English,Email writing skills,English writing skills, Working in ... native English speakers, it happens extra often to people who have English as their second language, especially...

    Article Working in Norway June 14 2019
  15. The Most Common Mistake CV Writers Make

    ...cv writing,CV writing skills,cv writing tips,english CV,English writing skills,job search,job seeking ... something wrong with my editing skills, as you don’t see any language errors at all…right? Task-oriented...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 29 2019
  16. Can You Find the Mistake?

    Find the Mistake? CV writing skills,cv writing tips,English writing skills,job search tips,job seeking ... editing a technical CV whose author had English as a second language. If I asked you to find the mistakes...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 27 2019
  17. The Unspoken Yet Real Reason You Didn’t Get Called For That Job Interview

    ...position in the offshore oil industry had written the English title ‘Serching for a new opportunity’ in her post ... care – or isn’t aware – enough to write their English text correctly, how well will they manage the heavier...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 3 2021
  18. Let’s be perfectly clear: Writing the Summary on your CV

    Summary on your CV CV writing skills,cv writing tips,English writing skills,job search,job seeker,job seeking ... to work with other professionals to improve my skills and knowledge which will allow me to further contribute...

    Article Working in Norway June 30 2019
  19. It’s All Good: How to Answer (Exasperating) E-Mails

    ...probably knows deep inside that they have weak language skills and so their writing is shaky. But they’ve ... when the two writers involved have English as their second language. A second problem is that many e-mail...

    Article Working in Norway June 20 2017
  20. No, Really: Why Didn’t I Get the Job? Foreign Speakers’ Need to Be in the Interview Feedback Loop

    Loop English language skills,intercultural communication,international workplace,interview skills,interview ... article was written from the viewpoint of native English speakers meeting one another to discuss a job,...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 16 2016
  21. Shopping and CV Writing: Can you curb your urge?

    Can you curb your urge? CV writing skills,English writing skills,job seeker,job seeking, Working in Norway ... appeared in the skills section. The writer had put down that they a) were fluent in six languages, b) were skilled...

    Article Working in Norway May 26 2019
  22. Skype Meetings: You Can’t Run and You Can’t Hide

    Norway how to make a high-quality presentation in English after learning my tips of the trade about how to ... Norway how to make a high-quality presentation in English after learning my tips of the trade about how to...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 8 2016
  23. What Not to Say to a Foreigner

    ...workplace, there are a lot of people speaking a second language of one sort or another, a necessity if they are ... doomed. My career light won’t shine because my skills and experience will be kept in the dark through...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 6 2016
  24. “Why Do You Want the Job?”: Your Words Lost and Found

    How do you answer this question when you just can’t find the words? Yesterday as I was scrolling ... Found application letter,CV writing skills,English language skills,international workplace,job search...

    Article Working in Norway Mar. 5 2017
  25. ‘Why didn’t I get the job?’: Our Need for Post-Interview Answers

    ...yours. career,international workplace,interview skills, Working in Norway Even though it took place a ... had applied for was teaching different levels of English to these students, some of whom really wanted to...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 7 2021