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  1. Shopping and CV Writing: Can you curb your urge?

    Have you ever thought that shopping and writing your CV have something in common?— —I didn’t either, ... Shopping and CV Writing: Can you curb your urge? CV writing skills,English writing skills,job seeker,job...

    Article Working in Norway May 26 2019
  2. Your LinkedIn Summary: Be Smart, Write Smart

    ...there that I most often get inspiration for blog writing from something that’s said in class. This evening ... Summary: Be Smart, Write Smart business communication,CV writing skills,English writing skills,international...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 24 2017
  3. CV Writing: Giving up before you even start?

    ...proofreading CVs as I have, I can write with certainty that people sure don’t like writing CVs. Which is understandable ... that a) most people don’t like writing, b) most people don’t like writing about themselves, and c) most...

    Article Working in Norway May 11 2019
  4. Business Emails: Using a Format to Clear Up Your Writing Style

    ...from your email contacts? Could your own unclear writing style be a part of the problem? People often tell ... Your Writing Style business communication,business email writing skills,business emails in English,Email...

    Article Working in Norway June 14 2019
  5. How/Why Should You Write a CV Summary?

    ...like? Read on. This must be the season for CV writing, as I’ve been busy lately editing an extraordinary ... How/Why Should You Write a CV Summary? CV writing skills,English CV writing skills,job search tips,job...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 18 2020
  6. Let’s be perfectly clear: Writing the Summary on your CV

    ...that there is no clear right or wrong in resume writing frustrates some job seekers, especially engineers ... clear: Writing the Summary on your CV CV writing skills,cv writing tips,English writing skills,job search...

    Article Working in Norway June 30 2019
  7. Job Seekers: Can you write less and get more?

    ...you write less and get more? cover letter writing skills,CV writing skills,English writing skills,job ... ‘elaborate embellishment’. Given that I teach business writing, my mind automatically went to CVs and cover letters...

    Article Working in Norway May 31 2019
  8. Hate Your CV? Try Some TLC

    ...until you like it. business English,CV writing skills,English writing skills,job search,job seeking tips ... tips,working in norway,writing skills, Working in Norway I’ve realized lately how many job seekers have...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 29 2019
  9. Can You Find the Mistake?

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

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 27 2019
  10. Your job search: How to show how smart you are?

    Especially when you’re looking for a job. But just write about yourself in a simple, clear way when doing ... you are? business English,CV writing skills,cv writing tips,English writing skills,job search,job seeker...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 30 2019
  11. 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 ... school English … Karin Lee How to Explain a [Hole/Gap] in Your CV CV writing skills,cv writing tips,english...

    Article Working in Norway Mar. 11 2018
  12. LinkedIn: Tell the Truth (Please), Part Two

    ...good think before sitting down the next time to write about our own life and work experience in this one-page ... the Truth (Please), Part Two CV writing skills,English language skills,foreign language,international...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 28 2017
  13. The Most Common Mistake CV Writers Make

    ...engineers,cv writing,CV writing skills,cv writing tips,english CV,English writing skills,job search,job ... thinking that there’s something wrong with my editing skills, as you don’t see any language errors at all…right...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 29 2019
  14. 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 ... Using the Overused When Writing Your CV CV writing skills,English writing skills,intercultural communication...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 27 2017
  15. The Unspoken Yet Real Reason You Didn’t Get Called For That Job Interview

    Didn’t Get Called For That Job Interview CV writing skills,international workplace,job seeking,LinkedIn ... position in the offshore oil industry had written the English title ‘Serching for a new opportunity’ in her post...

    Article Working in Norway May 7 2017
  16. 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 ... 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
  17. Job Applications: Why Do You Seek Approval?

    I’m teaching my CV/cover letter writing course tomorrow morning, and I already know what will go wrong ... Applications: Why Do You Seek Approval? CV writing skills,english CV,international workplace,job search,job...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 22 2017
  18. But It’s Not My Fault: Business E-Mail Etiquette When Your Sender Can’t Write Right

    ...came up during my most recent business e-mail writing course – interesting as I had certainly never thought ... Business E-Mail Etiquette When Your Sender Can’t Write Right business e-mails,e-mail etiquette, Working...

    Article Working in Norway May 30 2016
  19. Making New Connections: (How to) Write a LinkedIn Message

    You need to write a message every time you send someone a connection request. You really do. Just clicking ... New Connections: (How to) Write a LinkedIn Message English writing skills,international workplace,job...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 4 2017
  20. Application Letter Writing: A Little (List) Goes a Long Way

    ...job-seekers need to use active verbs in their writing in order for the reader to understand what they ... of this advice is that you should write use these verbs to “write clearly and concisely” in both your...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 5 2016
  21. It’s All Good: How to Answer (Exasperating) E-Mails

    ...inside that they have weak language skills and so their writing is shaky. But they’ve got a job to do ... even bigger when the two writers involved have English as their second language. A second problem is that...

    Article Working in Norway June 20 2017
  22. Say What? Foreign Language Anxiety in the Global Workplace

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

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 3 2016
  23. “Why Do You Want the Job?”: Your Words Lost and Found

    ...and Found application letter,CV writing skills,English language skills,international workplace,job search ... answer the question, “Why do you want the job?” in writing. At this point I wish to offer my condolences to...

    Article Working in Norway Mar. 5 2017
  24. LinkedIn Connections: Time to grow/weed your garden?

    Karin Lee LinkedIn Connections: Time to grow/weed your garden? Why you should edit your ... personal profile business English,business networking skills,LinkedIn profile,writing LinkedIn profile, Working...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 28 2020
  25. Paying It Forward: A Culture of Sharing in Business

    American business consultant Adam Rifkin. His writing is based on the notion that if we take five minutes ... business groups’ growth and development. Rifkin writes that his type of favor may be divided into two...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 20 2016