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  1. Podcast: Working in Norway - A Beginner's Guide

    ...thing that was a kind of cultural shock at the beginning when I moved to Norway, that the employee can ... wants to put his legs on the table or put a "snus" in front of the manager, that he can do it and he doesn't...

    Article Working in Norway May 25 2023 Podcast
  2. The Italian Job: Network(ing) Failure at Its Finest

    The scene was a cathedral fellowship hall in Bologna, Italy in September last year. My chamber choir was ... and … culture class,intercultural communication,LinkedIn profile,Norwegian business culture, Working...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 23 2018
  3. Business Culture Clash: What’s in a (LinkedIn) photo?

    ...surprise me. Was running yet another LinkedIn course in Norway last week, and had gotten to the point where I ... is after all … business attire,international workplace,LinkedIn profile,Norwegian culture,Norwegian workplace...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 8 2018
  4. Integration as International Business: Are you the buyer or the seller?

    ...a regional business school several years ago, we used a book called Cross-Cultural Business Behavior by ... author calls ‘the two iron rules of international business’. The first of these: “The seller must adapt to...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 6 2018
  5. Relationships Working for You?

    ...popped into your mind right away was all the people in your life outside of work. All the people with whom ... second … business communication,communication skills,management skills,Norwegian business culture,relationship...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 30 2019
  6. Paying It Forward: A Culture of Sharing in Business

    ...forward instead of back is not new, but rather has been in circulation for several years. The concept is that ... another individual – in whatever great or small way this may be – by doing it in person. paying it forward...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 20 2016
  7. Meeting People: What do you tell them about yourself?

    Question: When I meet someone new in Norway, how long should my answer be when they ask me to tell them ... issues,living in Norway,Norwegian business culture,working in norway, Working in Norway Question: When...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 27 2019
  8. – A simple country boy from Sunnmøre

    Aktuelt Recently, Lars Olav Grøvik has been unusually busy; not only did this jovial man from Sunnmøre have ... has also been heavily involved in reorganizing his company, Equinor. In the middle of all this activity...

    Article Aktuelt June 21 2021
  9. Working in Norway: The Colleague Conversation

    ...another reason to be happy that you’re working in Norway? Consider the Norwegian term medarbeidersamtale ... nouns together to form a new one. Which they do a lot in this country, much to the confusion of foreigners...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 15 2019
  10. Integration in Norway: Find Your Tribe

    ...were talking this week about what different people – in this case non-Norwegians attending my Intercultural ... integration in Norway,international workplace,internationalization,living in Norway, Working in Norway We were...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 10 2017
  11. First Impressions and Foreigners: Which Language Should You Speak?

    Intercultural Communication in the Workplace – held last week in Stavanger, Norway, a comment that generated ... integration in Norway,intercultural communication,international workplace,Norwegian language,working in norway...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 17 2017
  12. Me, overqualified? How to show you’re not by a long shot

    LinkedIn profile,Norwegian business culture,working in norway, Working in Norway Have you been on the full-time ... requires you to ‘jump in feet first’, ‘hit the ground running’ and ‘thrive in a fast-paced, hectic work...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 22 2019
  13. It’s All Good: How to Answer (Exasperating) E-Mails

    ...keep the relationship positive, of … Working in Norway I was recently asked a question from a rather ... relationship-oriented culture than my own where signs of respect are expected in all communication. I...

    Article Working in Norway June 20 2017
  14. Phone Follow-up: Job Seeking in a Perfect World

    ...jobbsøk,jobs in Norway,Norwegian business culture,søke jobb,working in norway, Working in Norway If there’s ... timeline about when I might hear if I’ll be called in for an interview. Could you put me on with someone...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 31 2019
  15. Beyond Networking: Learn to Ask the Quality Question

    On an average annual basis, thousands of employees in international companies spend thousands of hours ... presentations, etc. about how to understand other people’s cultures, including their norms and values (the reason...

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

    ...modern communication came up during my most recent business e-mail writing course – interesting as I had certainly ... appearing in the otherwise fast-paced, hardened world of modern business. What came up and out in … business...

    Article Working in Norway May 30 2016
  17. Cross-Cultural Confusion: What’s Not to Love at an Interview?

    Job When the Company Isn’t Hiring’ by American business consultant Avery Blank. When clicking on the link ... international workplace,interview skills, Working in Norway I went on LinkedIn the other day and read an article...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 10 2016
  18. The Intercultural Interview Dating Game: Us vs Them?

    ...answers, as both parties try to get to know one another in order for them to decide if they want to take their ... relationship to the next level. job interview, Working in Norway Sometimes the best thing to come out of a training...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 5 2021