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  1. – Seeing people put their feet up on the desk in front of their boss was a huge culture shock

    ...lot easier if you learn the language. Learn as much as you can about Norwegian culture by joining organized ... to more about Ensieh Khasheh’s experience of Norwegian working life here: We have a right to speak up...

    Article Tekna Magasinet June 20 2023
  2. How is ChatGPT shaping the future of AI?

    ...manager for a team of developers at NAV IT, the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration. Before joining ... science. Dervis is passionate about programming languages, functional programming and algorithms. Dervis...

    Article Tema: IKT June 13 2023 Streaming
  3. Podcast: Working in Norway - A Beginner's Guide

    ...most essential thing to know before entering the Norwegian workforce? Alexander [02:02 - 02:25] I think the ... important thing to know when arriving here is that Norwegian working life tends to be less hierarchical than...

    Article Working in Norway May 25 2023 Podcast
  4. What is a personal pension account, and what does it mean for you?

    ...everyone. They’ve removed complicated financial language, cut out all expensive middlemen and made it easy ... pension-related fees. Current pension plans require many Norwegians to keep their pension capital certificates with...

    Article Oct. 17 2022
  5. Free training courses for Tekna members

    January 2021. Start date: 18 January. Language of instruction: Norwegian University of Bergen: Online basic ... March 2021. Start date: 22 March. Language of instruction: Norwegian FULL: University of Bergen: Online...

    Article Råd og tips Jan. 27 2022
  6. – A simple country boy from Sunnmøre

    ...who’s passionate about volunteer service, The Norwegian Model and the green shift. Aktuelt Recently, Lars ... Sunnmøre, nynorsk is Lars Olav Grøvik’s first language (Editor’s note: something the article’s author...

    Article Aktuelt June 21 2021
  7. We’re going for more content in English

    ...get more information out in English for our non-Norwegian speaking members. Aktuelt This spring Tekna passed ... members have indicated that English is their primary language. – The largest percentage of our members work...

    Article Aktuelt June 1 2021
  8. ‘Why didn’t I get the job?’: Our Need for Post-Interview Answers

    my first in Norway and my first in a foreign language. I remember practicing answers at home the week ... while ago) stated something vaguely polite in Norwegian about thanking me for my time, but that the position...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 7 2021
  9. Interview Poker: The Danger of Keeping Your Cards (Too) Close to Your Chest

    ...whose nervousness about speaking their second language often spikes to new heights in such a pressure-filled ... made in conversations I’ve had with other non-Norwegians, dividing them into the following: Where to start:...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 4 2021
  10. Questions you should ask about getting a bonus at work

    ...in this contract. In addition, the contract’s language can be more detailed; for example, practice from ... to determining bonuses as part of wages. The Norwegian Financial Supervisory Authority has also stated...

    Article Råd og tips Feb. 22 2021
  11. Are you a non-Norwegian looking for a job in Norway?

    Applying for a job in Norway as a first- or second-language English speaker? Here are a few points to consider: ... be confusing as they don’t state clearly which language your application should be written in. If you’re...

    Article Working in Norway July 21 2020
  12. Working in Norway: The Colleague Conversation

    Consider the Norwegian term medarbeidersamtale. It’s one of those long words where Norwegians stick two ... the confusion of foreigners trying to learn the language. Anyway, roughly translated, … annual performance...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 15 2019
  13. How to Explain a [Hole/Gap] in Your CV

    ...writing skills,cv writing tips,english CV,English language skills,job interview tips, Working in Norway When ... that they were translating too directly from Norwegian, moving from “hull” [roughly pronounced ‘hool’]...

    Article Working in Norway Mar. 11 2018
  14. Integrating in Norway: Why you should join a volunteer board

    ...communication,integration,living in Norway,Norwegian language,Norwegian workplace,working in norway, Working ... have to contribute to the ongoing conversation. Language skill insecurity? No excuse What will that be...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 21 2017
  15. Integration in Norway: Find Your Tribe

    ...about what different people – in this case non-Norwegians attending my Intercultural Communication at Work ... about what different people – in this case non-Norwegians attending my Intercultural Communication at Work...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 10 2017
  16. Your LinkedIn Summary: Be Smart, Write Smart

    ...skills,international workplace,LinkedIn profile,Norwegian workplace, Working in Norway You don’t need to ... readers won’t think that you’re smart.’ Second-language speakers feel extra pressure Put rather bluntly...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 24 2017
  17. First Impressions and Foreigners: Which Language Should You Speak?

    ...intercultural communication,international workplace,Norwegian language,working in norway, Working in Norway As often ... the back of the room. “Why”, he wondered, “do Norwegians I meet so often and speak to me right away in...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 17 2017
  18. Why You Should Say ‘Sorry’ at Work

    ...they were directly translating ‘å beklage’ from Norwegian, which is quite simply ‘to apologize’. My doubters ... their international workplaces (where the working language is English). At this point, I needed to turn from...

    Article Working in Norway June 3 2017
  19. “Why Do You Want the Job?”: Your Words Lost and Found

    ...page, I came across a short article written in Norwegian where the author was responding to job seekers ... … application letter,CV writing skills,English language skills,international workplace,job search,job...

    Article Working in Norway Mar. 5 2017
  20. Understanding the Underground: Why Foreign Speakers Sometimes Can’t Stop Speaking

    Norway only a short time, so spoke very limited Norwegian. It all started when I asked her how it was that ... after their arrival and because of not knowing the language, whenever they are in a group of chatting native...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 4 2017
  21. Skype Meetings: You Can’t Run and You Can’t Hide

    ...nationalities present where English was the meeting language. More specifically, they wanted to know how to ... necessarily make it easier for the actual employees (Norwegian, in this course’s case) to take part in them.

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 8 2016
  22. You Win Some You Lose Some: Non-Native Partners of Non-Native/Native Workers Playing the New Friendship Game

    ...home, Lisa also managed to learn enough of the language to be able to venture out and try her linguistic ... and Lisa felt like her own lack of fluency in Norwegian didn’t seem to matter to this other woman. Their...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 24 2016
  23. But It’s Not My Fault: Business E-Mail Etiquette When Your Sender Can’t Write Right

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

    Article Working in Norway May 30 2016
  24. 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 ... communication skills,intercultural communication,language barrier, Working in Norway Patience and Participation:...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 23 2016
  25. Say What? Foreign Language Anxiety in the Global Workplace

    ...the same. communication skills,foreign language,foreign language anxiety,intercultural communication, Working ... 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