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  1. You Win Some You Lose Some: Non-Native Partners of Non-Native/Native Workers Playing the New Friendship Game

    ...phase of adjusting to living in a new, foreign culture, it’s not always the foreign worker who struggles ... phase of adjusting to living in a new, foreign culture, it’s not always the foreign worker who struggles...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 24 2016
  2. Living Abroad and Leaving Your Own Behind (in Your New Country)

    ...with “your own”/Needing the familiar is okay – culture, food, language, humor/Transition is easy for some ... actions? That they were truly assimilated? That Norwegians wouldn’t be able to guess that they were foreign...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 12 2016
  3. Remote Work

    ...remote work in 2002. Based on this framework, Norwegian guidelines have been established for starting ... that reflects the organization’s goals, plans and culture. For an employee: Life situation (caregiver, etc...

    Article Råd og tips Mar. 1 2021
  4. Is this why we all want to work in Norway?

    ...to work in Norway. Can the Norwegian welfare state and the strong Norwegian labor unions be a part of ... me over until I found a new job. Is it because Norwegians are just nice? Somewhere along the way, the thought...

    Article Working in Norway June 9 2021
  5. First Impressions and Foreigners: Which Language Should You Speak?

    ...intercultural communication,international workplace,Norwegian language,working in norway, Working in Norway ... 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
  6. Professional Networks

    ...branches provide members with a professional, cultural and social meeting place, organizing events such ... your local branch. Tekna's local branches (in Norwegian) Professional groups Tekna Aquaculture Contact...

    Article Mar. 5 2015
  7. What are your rights when either you or your children get sick?

    ...times a year. If you’re placed on sick leave, the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV) will determine ... schedules. – Many people live in performance-oriented cultures where illness is seen only as an irritating disruption...

    Article Råd og tips Nov. 30 2021
  8. Working in Norway: Who’s the Boss?

    ...among the flattest in the world. It’s part of The Norwegian Model, which I’ve spoken about in various courses ... a member state. Or there is the aspect of how Norwegian industry cooperates with unions and government...

    Article Working in Norway Mar. 19 2017
  9. But It’s Not My Fault: Business E-Mail Etiquette When Your Sender Can’t Write Right

    ...experience of having been a foreign speaker of Norwegian for many, many years while living in the country ... time. This is no bad combination, especially in cultures where saving face is considered extremely important...

    Article Working in Norway May 30 2016
  10. How to Break My Language Barrier

    ...making small talk, and they wondered if it were a cultural thing in that Americans are stereotypically known ... progress in the linguistic sense (improving my Norwegian skills); they seem to go hand and hand and are...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 23 2016
  11. Working abroad

    ...of this page is targeted towards working for a Norwegian employer. Råd og tips Tekna help you with… Legal ... legal rules) Assistance if disputes arise (for Norwegian courts) Tekna – your best career advisor Need...

    Article Råd og tips Oct. 8 2014