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  1. CV Writing Tips: What’s your 2020 story?

    ...working full time in the same house Karin Lee CV Writing Tips: What’s your 2020 story? Everyone’s got ... story in your CV in a way the reader can understand and appreciate. tell your story in your CV in a way the...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 10 2020
  2. CV Writing: Don’t Just Be Responsible, Be Active

    ...instructor (me) something new. At an evening CV-writing course a few weeks ago, we had come to the part ... part where we talked about how and what to write when filling out ‘Work Experience’. I told those present...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 29 2016
  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 ... 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. 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, ... in a CV for proofreading … Karin Lee Shopping and CV Writing: Can you curb your urge? CV writing skills...

    Article Working in Norway May 26 2019
  5. CV/Cover Letter Writing Tips: Experience never gets old

    Energize your CV/cover letter with these tips Karin Lee CV/Cover Letter Writing Tips: Experience never ... Norway A mid-career job seeker recently sent their CV and cover letter to me for editing and feedback.

    Article Working in Norway June 23 2020
  6. Don’t Buzz: How to Avoid Using the Overused When Writing Your CV

    ...superficial buzzwords to describe your abilities in your CV/LinkedIn profile. The old phrase ‘I’m stuck between ... Avoid Using the Overused When Writing Your CV CV writing skills,English writing skills,intercultural communication...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 27 2017
  7. 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 ... perfectly clear: Writing the Summary on your CV CV writing skills,cv writing tips,English writing skills,job...

    Article Working in Norway June 30 2019
  8. Rule of Thumb: Don’t write references on your CV (do this instead)

    Karin Lee Rule of Thumb: Don’t write references on your CV (do this instead) Did you know that you don’t ... don’t need to list references on your CV? Working in Norway Back in the day, we all wrote our three references...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 17 2020
  9. How/Why Should You Write a CV Summary?

    Wondering what your CV Summary should look like? Read on. This must be the season for CV writing, as I’ve been ... the CV a … Karin Lee How/Why Should You Write a CV Summary? CV writing skills,English CV writing skills...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 18 2020
  10. By the numbers: Use metrics to improve your CV

    Karin Lee By the numbers: Use metrics to improve your CV Do you mean the metric system? Working in Norway ... with numbers, which it does. That is, when writing your CV, “using metrics” means describing what you’ve...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 18 2020
  11. Job Seekers: Can you write less and get more?

    Can you write less and get more? cover letter writing skills,CV writing skills,English writing skills ... Given that I teach business writing, my mind automatically went to CVs and cover letters. I thought...

    Article Working in Norway May 31 2019
  12. No need to delete: How to write about ‘old’ jobs in your new job search

    Karin Lee No need to delete: How to write about ‘old’ jobs in your new job search Did you know that it’s ... ten years ago on your CV? That ten years is the unofficial cut-off date for writing about your career when...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 2 2021
  13. Hate Your CV? Try Some TLC

    Karin Lee Hate Your CV? Try Some TLC CV- tip: Do you hate your CV? Don´t you recognice yoursef? Try some ... English,CV writing skills,English writing skills,job search,job seeking tips,working in norway,writing skills...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 29 2019
  14. What’s your look on ‘Link’?

    ...heading out into the working world. They need their CVs, cover letters and LinkedIn profiles looked at by ... outsider whose job is to help them put their best writing foot forward so they’ll quickly land a job after...

    Article Working in Norway Mar. 19 2020
  15. The Most Common Mistake CV Writers Make

    ...mistake? Recently, a job-seeking engineer sent me their CV to proofread for grammatical and spelling mistakes ... Mistake CV Writers Make civil engineers,cv writing,CV writing skills,cv writing tips,english CV,English...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 29 2019
  16. 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
  17. Can You Find the Mistake?

    Can You Find the Mistake? CV writing skills,cv writing tips,English writing skills,job search tips,job ... reminded of this challenge while editing a technical CV whose author had English as a second language. If...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 27 2019
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Outdated to updated?: Quick tips for CV renewal

    Lee-Hansen Outdated to updated?: Quick tips for CV renewal Does your CV need a new look? Do you know how to give ... and the information you might have written on your CV/cover letter years ago is no longer being used. (Really...

    Article Working in Norway June 30 2020
  21. 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 ... that you should write use these verbs to “write clearly and concisely” in both your CV … Karin Lee Application...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 5 2016
  22. 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 ... Lee LinkedIn: Tell the Truth (Please), Part Two CV writing skills,English language skills,foreign language...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 28 2017
  23. Me, overqualified? How to show you’re not by a long shot

    ...change,communication skills,cover letter writing,CV writing skills,job seeking,LinkedIn profile,Norwegian ... skill set than what you’ve been using? Second, write so the reader will understand your reasons for wanting...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 22 2019
  24. How to Explain a [Hole/Gap] in Your CV

    Explain a [Hole/Gap] in Your CV CV writing skills,cv writing tips,english CV,English language skills,job ... for that. Yet what stood out during last Monday’s CV/CL course in Bergen was the number of men and women...

    Article Working in Norway Mar. 11 2018
  25. Remotely possible? Getting no response to your (carefully crafted) job application

    ...put in a good few hours that morning revamping my CV and composing a cover letter specifically targeted ... advice, didn’t I? Can’t just dish out CV/cover letter writing tips as I do in my blog and not make this...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 29 2020