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  1. No need to delete: How to write about ‘old’ jobs in your new job search

    ...about ‘old’ jobs in your new job search Did you know that it’s standard practice to not list jobs you’ve had ... writing about your career when applying for a new job? Working in Norway You’re certainly not alone if...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 2 2021
  2. Your job search: How to show how smart you are?

    (we all do). Especially when you’re looking for a job. But just write about yourself in a simple, clear ... course for job seekers, several of the people there expressed a … Karin Lee Your job search: How to show...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 30 2019
  3. Make the Call: Five Great Questions to Ask Before Applying for a Job

    Before Applying for a Job Have you ever called the ‘contact person’ listed on a job posting? Working in ... you can ask this person the next time you see a job you might want to apply for… …or should ask because...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 20 2020
  4. Remotely possible? Getting no response to your (carefully crafted) job application

    ...response to your (carefully crafted) job application Are you a job-seeking casualty of companies that have ... Norway My sad story A few weeks ago I applied for a job appearing in my LinkedIn feed. The phrase ‘I applied...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 29 2020
  5. Older Job Seekers: The Painful Need to Leave Your Past Behind

    ...we’re actively looking for a new job. But what … Karin Lee Older Job Seekers: The Painful Need to Leave ... Behind international workplace,job search,job seeker,Norway,older job seeker, Working in Norway Since...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 27 2016
  6. Cover Letter Writing: It’s All About (What) You (Can Offer)

    ...why the writer wants the job. Have a look at: This one: I think the summer job at your company can offer ... why the writer wants the job. Have a look at: This one: I think the summer job at your company can offer...

    Article Working in Norway Mar. 19 2019
  7. Looking for work?: Tips on how to write about your skill set

    ...about your skill set Everyone who’s had at least one job in their life has learned some skills along the way ... set). More than being a ‘team player’ When I ask job seekers this question, they often answer me in rather...

    Article July 30 2020
  8. Phone Follow-up: Job Seeking in a Perfect World

    If there’s one thing I’d wish for you as a job seeker, it’d be that whenever you called the organization ... Phone Follow-up: Job Seeking in a Perfect World international workplace,job search tips,job seeking tips...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 31 2019
  9. North Sea Decommissioning: Norway’s New Oil Adventure?

    Sea Decommissioning: Norway’s New Oil Adventure? job opportunities in Norway,North Sea decommissioning ... when the word ‘decommissioning’ popped up in my search. Like the following from Oil & Gas UK 2016 report...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 3 2017
  10. No, Really: Why Didn’t I Get the Job? Foreign Speakers’ Need to Be in the Interview Feedback Loop

    ...article about our need to find out why we didn’t get a job offer after being interviewed. Something we said ... get … Karin Lee No, Really: Why Didn’t I Get the Job? Foreign Speakers’ Need to Be in the Interview Feedback...

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

    ...right or wrong in resume writing frustrates some job seekers, especially engineers, whose training has ... cv writing tips,English writing skills,job search,job seeker,job seeking, Working in Norway The fact that...

    Article Working in Norway June 30 2019
  12. Minding the Gap of Underemployment

    ...tell me/us, why do you want to leave your current job?” A few minutes before these fear-inducing words ... Underemployment communication,interview skills,job search,self-awareness,underemployment, Working in Norway...

    Article Working in Norway Mar. 24 2016
  13. How/Why Should You Write a CV Summary?

    ...writing skills,English CV writing skills,job search tips,job seeking tips,resume writing skills, Working ... experience. Instead, I’ve been writing back to all these job seekers encouraging them to put in a Summary right...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 18 2020
  14. Unemployment benefits and your rights

    ...five days each week. Obligation to be an active job seeker You can lose your right to receive unemployment ... benefits because you’re not regarded as an active job seeker. However, exceptions to these rules have been...

    Article Råd og tips Mar. 2 2021
  15. The Most Common Mistake CV Writers Make

    Can you spot the mistake? Recently, a job-seeking engineer sent me their CV to proofread for grammatical ... skills,job search,job seeking tips, Working in Norway Can you spot the mistake? Recently, a job-seeking...

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

    ...outsider whose job is to help them put their best writing foot forward so they’ll quickly land a job after finishing ... ‘Link’? CV writing skills,cv writing tips,job search tips,job seeking advice,LinkedIn writing tips, Working...

    Article Working in Norway Mar. 19 2020
  17. Job Applications: Why Do You Seek Approval?

    ...somewhere into my instruction: Why do you … Karin Lee Job Applications: Why Do You Seek Approval? CV writing ... writing skills,english CV,international workplace,job search,job seeking, Working in Norway I’m teaching my...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 22 2017
  18. Membership benefits from A-Z

    Interest profile and e-mail Invoice payment Job-seeker courses Job seeking, writing a CV and completing an ... range of digital courses and events – for example, job-seeker courses, mobile phone camera courses, online...

    Article Råd og tips Aug. 16 2021
  19. Is this why we all want to work in Norway?

    ...benefits that tided me over until I found a new job. Is it because Norwegians are just nice? Somewhere ... in control theory, I made the decision to search for a job up here. I did this because the offshore industry...

    Article Working in Norway June 9 2021
  20. The Unspoken Yet Real Reason You Didn’t Get Called For That Job Interview

    LinkedIn entitled, ‘The Real Reason You Didn’t Get That Job’ by LI Influencer Liz Ryan in which she lists five ... Get Called For That Job Interview CV writing skills,international workplace,job seeking,LinkedIn profile...

    Article Working in Norway May 7 2017
  21. Hate Your CV? Try Some TLC

    English,CV writing skills,English writing skills,job search,job seeking tips,working in norway,writing skills ... Working in Norway I’ve realized lately how many job seekers have written to me saying — more or less...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 29 2019
  22. “Why Do You Want the Job?”: Your Words Lost and Found

    ...in Norwegian where the author was responding to job seekers who often asked him why they hadn’t been ... interview after sending … Karin Lee “Why Do You Want the Job?”: Your Words Lost and Found application letter,CV...

    Article Working in Norway Mar. 5 2017
  23. How to Answer the Interview Question: “So, how long do you plan on staying here?”

    ...one of several applicants being considered for the job. Thought things were going rather well until the ... staying here?” international workplace,job interview,job search, Working in Norway I recently got an e-mail...

    Article Working in Norway May 19 2017
  24. Can You Find the Mistake?

    ...writing tips,English writing skills,job search tips,job seeking,job seeking tips, Working in Norway Last ... here? Answer: It’s the one that a huge number of job seekers make when putting their Summary together...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 27 2019
  25. Repeat As Needed: What Job Seekers Should Tell Themselves

    ...before throwing yourself off the deep end of the job search swimming pool doesn’t mean you’re an egomaniac; ... at times try … Karin Lee Repeat As Needed: What Job Seekers Should Tell Themselves Working in Norway...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 2 2017