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  1. – You can apply even if you don’t meet all of the job requirements

    ...application can make the difference between getting an interview or not. You’ll find a detailed description of ... in it and hope you’ve managed to talk about your skills adequately. A lot of people call and try to think...

    Article Råd og tips Sept. 20 2021
  2. What’s Your Feeling About Phone Interviews?

    Feeling About Phone Interviews? interview skills,job interview,job seeking,phone interview,working in norway ... 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
  3. Rule of Thumb: Don’t write references on your CV (do this instead)

    ...them if asked to do so (for instance, during an interview). Everybody already knows this, you say? Well ... Summary at the top that includes your background, skills and career goals adding more information to your...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 17 2020
  4. 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 ... Burned in the Interview Hot Seat interview technique,interviewing in English,job interview skills,job interview...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 27 2020
  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 ... Our Need for Post-Interview Answers career,international workplace,interview skills, Working in Norway...

    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 on...

    Article Working in Norway May 19 2017
  7. 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 ... Speakers’ Need to Be in the Interview Feedback Loop English language skills,intercultural communication...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 16 2016
  8. Let’s be perfectly clear: Writing the Summary on your CV

    Summary on your CV CV writing skills,cv writing tips,English writing skills,job search,job seeker,job seeking ... overpass collapsing, unclear writing might mean no interviews come despite your having sent out resumes for...

    Article Working in Norway June 30 2019
  9. The Intercultural Interview Dating Game: Us vs Them?

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

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 16 2016
  10. ‘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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Hate Your CV? Try Some TLC

    ...writing skills,English writing skills,job search,job seeking tips,working in norway,writing skills, Working ... something out to impress other people (a job interview, of course), and it wasn’t something she felt...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 29 2019
  14. How to Explain a [Hole/Gap] in Your CV

    When talking about your past, is there any difference between using the word “hole” or “gap”? ... CV CV writing skills,cv writing tips,english CV,English language skills,job interview tips, Working in...

    Article Working in Norway Mar. 11 2018
  15. 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
  16. 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 ... Reason You Didn’t Get Called For That Job Interview CV writing skills,international workplace,job seeking,LinkedIn...

    Article Working in Norway May 7 2017
  17. Cross-Cultural Confusion: What’s Not to Love at an Interview?

    Love at an Interview? intercultural communication,international workplace,interview skills, Working in ... 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
  18. 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
  19. Quick Tips for Cover Letter Writing

    ...in these letters – their writers have a lot of skills yet little experience at presenting them in a clear ... pick out the right applicants to call in for an interview. So here it is in all its basic glory. I swear...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 30 2020
  20. “Why Do You Want the Job?”: Your Words Lost and Found

    ...asked him why they hadn’t been called in for an interview after sending … Karin Lee “Why Do You Want the ... Found application letter,CV writing skills,English language skills,international workplace,job search...

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

    Speakers Sometimes Can’t Stop Speaking communication skills,intercultural communication,international workplace ... after giving a recent business course in Oslo on interview technique. I had spoken about the need for interviewees...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 4 2017
  22. No need to delete: How to write about ‘old’ jobs in your new job search

    ...service obligations and market regulation law. My skill set has only grown over time, and I’m looking for ... these former positions as if you were in a job interview. Ask yourself, ‘Why is this job so important that...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 2 2021
  23. Older Job Seekers: The Painful Need to Leave Your Past Behind

    ...your working life that just might land you an interview the next time you submit it for a new job. There ... that he feels has shaped not only his professional skills but also his personal character. At my most recent...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 27 2016
  24. Application Letter Writing: A Little (List) Goes a Long Way

    (List) Goes a Long Way cv writing,English writing skills,international workplace,jobseeking, Working in ... maintained all office equipment updated my professional skills by participating in competency-raising courses...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 5 2016
  25. Get started with your membership in Tekna

    ...the various collective agreements here What: Our skilled legal team will be happy to read through your contract ... of tips on preparing for and attending the job interview. How: Our CV builder incorporate a built-in advice...

    Article Råd og tips Aug. 16 2021