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  1. Job seeking in the informal job market

    ...hard work over time. Are you aware of what your skills are? What motivates you? When friends and family ... challenge – that interests you? Do you know what your skills are? What motivates you? Read: Competency mapping...

    Article Råd og tips Apr. 19 2022
  2. Is your CV missing this information?

    Including a paragraph where you describe your skills is an opportunity you shouldn’t pass by. Råd og ... CV can prevent you from being called in for an interview. Try looking at your CV – but this time from an...

    Article Råd og tips Dec. 17 2021
  3. How to write a good cover letter

    ...a little harder, in order to be invited to an interview, your cover letter must be written in a relevant ... down, and you’ll want it if you’re invited to an interview. Your cover letter should be tailored to what...

    Article Råd og tips Mar. 18 2022
  4. – 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Five steps to landing your first dream job

    ...student, it’s a good idea to think about developing skills, including extracurricular ones. If you don’t have ... little thin compared with someone else who has more skills. One way to help yourself is to get summer jobs...

    Article Råd og tips Mar. 17 2022
  9. ‘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 ... ‘Why didn’t I get the job?’: Our Need for Post-Interview Answers Find the courage and take the time to...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 7 2021
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. ‘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 ... ’: Playing the sympathy card Revealing first-interview status or not? foreign language,intercultural...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 8 2021
  13. 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 Apr. 4 2021
  14. 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
  15. How to write a good CV

    ...well-written cover letter, is what will get you an interview. Råd og tips What should a CV include? You’ll ... concrete and highlight your area of expertise, skills and personal qualities that are relevant for the...

    Article Råd og tips Mar. 18 2022
  16. The big salary increases come when you change jobs

    This also happens if you have a very desirable skill set. There are of course also examples of employees ... Potential new employers often ask at an interview if you’re also interviewing at other places. And if you’ve gotten...

    Article Dec. 7 2021
  17. 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 Apr. 2 2021
  18. 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 Apr. 9 2021
  19. 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
  20. The Intercultural Interview Dating Game: Us vs Them?

    ...they’re not the only … Karin Lee The intercultural interview dating game: Us vs them? From the moment the interviewee ... their new relationship to the next level. job interview, Working in Norway Sometimes the best thing to...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 5 2021
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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