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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. Multicultural Meetings: Do you speak up?

    ...children, we’re often to taught to use our words, speak our minds. At the same time, we’re taught to be ... be polite and not interrupt others when they’re speaking. This can be confusing for us as adults, especially...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 22 2018
  3. Are you a non-Norwegian looking for a job in Norway?

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

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

    ...than not understanding someone else when they’re speaking is having the feeling that you’re not making yourself ... Language Anxiety in the Global Workplace communication skills,foreign language,foreign language anxiety,intercultural...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 3 2016
  5. Your LinkedIn Summary: Be Smart, Write Smart

    Smart business communication,CV writing skills,English writing skills,international workplace,LinkedIn profile ... simple pronoun ‘I’. Avoid using Corporate Zombie Speak Do this, I instructed, and don’t be tempted to use...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 24 2017
  6. How/Why Should You Write a CV Summary?

    ...writing skills,English CV writing skills,job search tips,job seeking tips,resume writing skills, Working ... that it’s a section that should include your key skills that are easily found in a search engine. So graduates...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 18 2020
  7. Conference Speakers: Do they ever learn?

    There is an old phrase in English that warns against what can happen when people gain too much power ... Conference Speakers: Do they ever learn? communication skills,conference,conference speakers,speakers, Working...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 28 2016
  8. Understanding the Underground: Why Foreign Speakers Sometimes Can’t Stop Speaking

    Though we may sit forty years underground without speaking, when we do come out into the light of day and ... Foreign Speakers Sometimes Can’t Stop Speaking communication skills,intercultural communication,international...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 4 2017
  9. 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
  10. No, Really: Why Didn’t I Get the Job? Foreign Speakers’ Need to Be in the Interview Feedback Loop

    Unfortunately, interviewees quite often get a corporate-speak e-mail thanking them for their time, etc., but offering ... Loop English language skills,intercultural communication,international workplace,interview skills,interview...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 16 2016
  11. Tell me: What’s the short version of your (working) life?

    ...short version of your (working) life? English speaking skills,globalization,intercultural communication ... version? Because you should be aware that when speaking with you for the first time, many natives are...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 15 2017
  12. 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 ... using simple words and short phrases. Avoid zombie speak Do this, I told them, and don’t be tempted to use...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 30 2019
  13. How Not to Get Burned in the Interview Hot Seat

    ...interview technique,interviewing in English,job interview skills,job interview tips,the Norwegian workplace ... where I started a tutoring program for non-English speaking employees who were struggling to succeed at...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 27 2020
  14. LinkedIn Connections: Time to grow/weed your garden?

    ...in your personal profile business English,business networking skills,LinkedIn profile,writing LinkedIn ... business. (But that’s what I get for nothing, so to speak – I don’t pay for a Premium account, and so you...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 28 2020
  15. LinkedIn: Tell the Truth (Please), Part Two

    Truth (Please), Part Two CV writing skills,English language skills,foreign language,international workplace ... According to Webster’s Dictionary…Fluent: able to speak and write a language easily and very well Heavens...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 28 2017
  16. Techie Talk: Do technical presentations need to live up to their reputation?

    ...competence,intercultural communication,presentation skills, Working in Norway “There’s truth in every stereotype” ... because even though these talks were given in English, the speakers’ delivery of their message was often...

    Article Working in Norway May 15 2016
  17. But It’s Not My Fault: Business E-Mail Etiquette When Your Sender Can’t Write Right

    ...victims, if you like, of their company’s policy that English was to be their official working language on the ... another blog post: international companies making English a working language without providing any help to...

    Article Working in Norway May 30 2016
  18. What Not to Say to a Foreigner

    ...the global workplace, there are a lot of people speaking a second language of one sort or another, a necessity ... 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
  19. To Correct or Not to Correct: When Should Native Speakers Speak Up?

    ...along in English for … Karin Lee To Correct or Not to Correct: When Should Native Speakers Speak Up? intercultural ... country’s native language. While they coast along in English for awhile in their new workplace, at some point...

    Article Working in Norway June 9 2016
  20. The Intercultural Interview Dating Game: Us vs Them?

    ...positive impression and, most importantly, that their skills and background were a perfect match for the position ... being called back on their lack of perfect English skills (‘It was my accent that put them off…I messed...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 16 2016
  21. Cross-Cultural Confusion: What’s Not to Love at an Interview?

    ...communication,international workplace,interview skills, Working in Norway I went on LinkedIn the other ... challenging it can be for foreign speakers of English to know just what is the right way to promote themselves...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 10 2016
  22. ‘Why didn’t I get the job?’: Our Need for Post-Interview Answers

    Answers 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 Sept. 23 2016
  23. Application Letter Writing: A Little (List) Goes a Long Way

    Little (List) Goes a Long Way cv writing,English writing skills,international workplace,jobseeking, Working ... glancing at these letters need to be well spent, so to speak, and catching their eye with your writing becomes...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 5 2016
  24. Paying It Forward: A Culture of Sharing in Business

    ...someone trying to get a foot in the door, so to speak, of a company or organization. When paying it back ... place to be. Don’t speak Norwegian? Interested in developing your professional skills? Many Tekna courses...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 20 2016