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  1. Job Seekers: Can you write less and get more?

    ...elaborate embellishment, and 2) … Karin Lee Job Seekers: Can you write less and get more? cover letter ... skills,CV writing skills,English writing skills,job seeking, Working in Norway The other day I looked...

    Article Working in Norway May 31 2019
  2. 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 Saying...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 2 2017
  3. 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 Your ... Behind international workplace,job search,job seeker,Norway,older job seeker, Working in Norway Since we’re...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 27 2016
  4. By the numbers: Use metrics to improve your CV

    Job seekers should try to quantify their work Karin Lee By the numbers: Use metrics to improve your CV ... Very true. But consider other examples of how job seekers can quantify their work. They: managed a staff...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 18 2020
  5. Don’t label yourself: What did you learn on the job?

    ...more than just a job title. Karen Lee Don’t label yourself: What did you learn on the job? Have you ever ... ever had a job, and if you did, what did it teach you? Working in Norway Too often, job seekers tend to...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 28 2020
  6. 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 focused ... 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
  7. 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 ... a course for job seekers, several of the people there expressed a … Karin Lee Your job search: How to...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 30 2019
  8. Me, overqualified? How to show you’re not by a long shot

    ...work hamster wheel and want to get off? Most job seekers give the impression that they want to speed up ... communication skills,cover letter writing,CV writing skills,job seeking,LinkedIn profile,Norwegian business culture...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 22 2019
  9. CV/Cover Letter Writing Tips: Experience never gets old

    ...never gets old Working in Norway A mid-career job seeker recently sent their CV and cover letter to me ... that impression on me at first glance. Job listing after job listing going back twenty-odd years…course...

    Article Working in Norway June 23 2020
  10. 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 ... More than being a ‘team player’ When I ask job seekers this question, they often answer me in rather...

    Article July 30 2020
  11. 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
  12. Outdated to updated?: Quick tips for CV renewal

    ...give it that new look? Working in Norway Many job seekers don’t, especially those who’ve been working for ... (digital) paper. And yet, as in many areas of life – the job application world is one that has been changing,...

    Article Working in Norway June 30 2020
  13. 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
  14. Rule of Thumb: Don’t write references on your CV (do this instead)

    ...so, and b) it made us look like solid, qualified job applicants. But somewhere down the CV-writing road ... and so this practice was sidelined (unless the job listing requests them). Why? Rather simple, really...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 17 2020
  15. Terms of employment for PhD candidates

    ...have not agreed to mandatory work as part of the job description still perform mandatory work. The work ... benefits from NAV, since they are not considered as job seekers. If you take on extra work beyond the agreed...

    Article Mar. 16 2021
  16. “Why Do You Want the Job?”: Your Words Lost and Found

    Norwegian where the author was responding to job seekers who often asked him why they hadn’t been called ... 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
  17. Important political breakthroughs made in spring 2021

    Outgoing Tekna president Lise Lyngsnes Randeberg points at several important political breakthroughs ... study as well as the requirement to be an active job seeker. College and university sector In 2020 Tekna...

    Article Politisk June 21 2021
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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 — that...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 29 2019
  21. What’s Your Feeling About Phone Interviews?

    Maybe you applied for a job a few weeks ago — ? One you really wanted and actually felt quite qualified ... About Phone Interviews? interview skills,job interview,job seeking,phone interview,working in norway...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 18 2019
  22. Shopping and CV Writing: Can you curb your urge?

    ...urge? CV writing skills,English writing skills,job seeker,job seeking, Working in Norway Have you ever thought ... hiring manager) wants to read when applying for a job. You know what to do with temptation, right? Resist...

    Article Working in Norway May 26 2019
  23. How/Why Should You Write a CV Summary?

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

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 18 2020
  24. Can You Find the Mistake?

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

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 27 2019
  25. Quick Tips for Cover Letter Writing

    ...solutions today as have been editing yet another job-seeker’s cover letter. One that’s long on sentences ... which you are applying. Explain where you found the job posting and thank them for an informative phone call...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 30 2020