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  1. Jobseeking – Interview Greeting

    Interview Meet and Greet: What’s In a (Correctly Pronounced) Name? Karin Lee Jobseeking – Interview Greeting ... Greeting dilemma,interview,jobseeking,name pronounciation, Working in Norway What’s In a (Correctly Pronounced)...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 15 2015
  2. Be your best: Interview tips for second-language Zoomers

    Be your best: Interview tips for second-language Zoomers Are you a second language English speaker who’s ... who’s got a Zoom interview coming up? Working in Norway Here’s some sympathy – it’s hard enough to do...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 7 2020
  3. What’s Your Feeling About Phone Interviews?

    Your Feeling About Phone Interviews? interview skills,job interview,job seeking,phone interview,working in ... and read that you’ve been chosen for a phone interview. To please go in and select a date and time that...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 18 2019
  4. The Unspoken Yet Real Reason You Didn’t Get Called For That Job Interview

    ...changes in the company at which ‘you’ have just interviewed that may have prevented ‘you’ from getting hired ... Yet Real Reason You Didn’t Get Called For That Job Interview cv writing,intercultural communication,job...

    Article Working in Norway Mar. 31 2016
  5. ‘Why didn’t I get the job?’: Our Need for Post-Interview Answers

    ...good many years ago, I still remember my first interview in Norway. I had answered a newspaper ad posting ... the job?’: Our Need for Post-Interview Answers career,international workplace,interview skills, Working...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 23 2016
  6. How to Answer the Interview Question: “So, how long do you plan on staying here?”

    ...something like this: “Last week I was being interviewed for a promotion within my company, and was one ... Thought things were going rather well until the interviewer suddenly asked me, ‘So how long do you plan...

    Article Working in Norway May 19 2017
  7. The Intercultural Interview Dating Game: Us vs Them?

    ...only … Karin Lee The Intercultural Interview Dating Game: Us vs Them? job interview, Working in Norway ... example, in the arena of international business, job interviews taking place between people whose first languages...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 16 2016
  8. How Not to Get Burned in the Interview Hot Seat

    I’ve got a job interview on Monday morning. I know no one at this workplace and know only a bit about ... Get Burned in the Interview Hot Seat interview technique,interviewing in English,job interview skills,job...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 27 2020
  9. Interview Poker: The Danger of Keeping Your Cards (Too) Close to Your Chest

    While a job interview should be a lively, interesting conversation between two professionals exchanging ... interrogation of the jobseeker by the employer. Karin Lee Interview Poker: The Danger of Keeping Your Cards (Too)...

    Article Working in Norway Mar. 29 2016
  10. Cross-Cultural Confusion: What’s Not to Love at an Interview?

    Not to Love at an Interview? intercultural communication,international workplace,interview skills, Working ... challenging it is to teach, for example, English-based interview technique courses to these same speakers who have...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 10 2016
  11. When Just Being Nice Won’t Cut It: Why You Need Interview Adjectives/Examples

    Does anybody actually enjoy being interviewed? Sitting in the hot seat being grilled and judged and found…acceptable ... …wanting? Probably not, which is why people attend interview technique courses to learn how to best handle...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 26 2016
  12. The Unspoken Yet Real Reason You Didn’t Get Called For That Job Interview

    ...changes in the company at which ‘you’ have just interviewed that may have prevented ‘you’ from getting hired ... Yet Real Reason You Didn’t Get Called For That Job Interview CV writing skills,international workplace...

    Article Working in Norway May 7 2017
  13. No, Really: Why Didn’t I Get the Job? Foreign Speakers’ Need to Be in the Interview Feedback Loop

    ...out why we didn’t get a job offer after being interviewed. Something we said? Didn’t say? Just the basic ... Get the Job? Foreign Speakers’ Need to Be in the Interview Feedback Loop English language skills,intercultural...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 16 2016
  14. ‘Why didn’t I get the job?’: Playing the Sympathy Card

    ...article about not getting the first job I ever interviewed for in Norway triggered a certain number of comments ... international workplace,internationalization,interview skills, Working in Norway My recent article about...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 3 2016
  15. Pregnancy and employment

    ...that are to be left off the table during a job interview, many people experience having them brought ... Have you ever been caught by surprise during a job interview with questions about pregnancy or plans to increase...

    Article Råd og tips Mar. 1 2021
  16. Minding the Gap of Underemployment

    Halfway through my course on interview technique (in English) last week, I brought up the slide on which ... which appeared what turned out to be a dreaded interview question: “So, please tell me/us, why do you want...

    Article Working in Norway Mar. 24 2016
  17. Rule of Thumb: Don’t write references on your CV (do this instead)

    Karin ... them if asked to do so (for instance, during an interview). Everybody already knows this, you say? Well ... seeker you are. And save the references for the interview that is coming your way.

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 17 2020
  18. Quick Tips for Cover Letter Writing

    ...pick out the right applicants to call in for an interview. So here it is in all its basic glory. I swear ... where you look forward to meeting them for an interview. [For example:] “I want to thank you for considering...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 30 2020
  19. LinkedIn Learning: Summarizing Yourself in Five (Easy*) Steps

    ...themselves if they haven’t prepared for their interview. I think that this same reluctance to be more ... themselves if they haven’t prepared for their interview. I think that this same reluctance to be more...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 1 2016
  20. Praise Be – Or Not?

    ...happened while I was teaching an evening course on interview technique in English to a group of unemployed ... happened while I was teaching an evening course on interview technique in English to a group of unemployed...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 29 2016
  21. Thinks people don’t know what they ought to be earning

    ...out and visit companies any longer, so all our interviews have had to take place online. Thinks there should ... sort of dare to ask for NOK 800,000 at my next interview? Can I ask for that much? What makes it so that...

    Article Aktuelt Dec. 21 2020
  22. Avoid these four mistakes in your annual salary review

    ...salary review All employees should have an annual interview about their salary. This could easily be the most ... Olsson. 2. You go in too hard The purpose of the interview is to update your boss on how you feel you are...

    Article Dec. 9 2019
  23. Make the Call: Five Great Questions to Ask Before Applying for a Job

    Karin Lee Make the Call: Five Great Questions to Ask Before Applying for a Job Have you ever ... you ask? Use the same ones you’d ask during an interview. Here are five examples taken from career coach...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 20 2020
  24. 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 ... these former positions as if you were in a job interview. Ask yourself, ‘Why is this job so important...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 2 2021
  25. Lojana thinks about her next annual salary review a year in advance

    Mohanathas starts thinking about next year’s interview. “I immediately start thinking about what I can ... realistically expect in the way of pay. What’s more, the interview should help you to get a clear idea in your...

    Article Aktuelt Oct. 9 2019