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  1. Vacation rights in Norway

    Who has the right to take vacation days in Norway? How do you earn vacation pay? How much vacation can ... for another." However, if you started working late in the year, it is not certain that you have the right...

    Article Råd og tips May 8 2024
  2. Don’t even think about doing any of these seven things during a salary negotiation

    ...experience that are especially relevant for your job, you should be looking at the numbers at the upper ... an indication of what the room for negotiation is in reality. If you’re comfortable doing it, you can...

    Article Råd og tips Nov. 3 2023
  3. Wants to be Europe’s biggest battery recycling company

    When his daughter was born in 2020, battery entrepreneur Radu Achihai wanted to get out of the oil industry ... wants to become one of the leaders in what is currently Norway’s fastest growing industry. The battery...

    Article Tekna Magasinet Oct. 16 2023
  4. Being a union representative is very exciting

    ...around 20 Tekna members in the local branch at NOV Wellbore Technologies Norway LLC in Stavanger. It’s an ... crisis hit in 2008, many people lost their jobs in Iceland. There was a full-page advertisement in the newspaper...

    Article Råd og tips Oct. 13 2023
  5. – Seeing people put their feet up on the desk in front of their boss was a huge culture shock

    Can Norway learn anything from Iranian work culture? After coming to Norway in 2011, Ensieh Khasheh works ... this job, she was surprised at how short a distance there is between employee and boss in Norway. – There’s...

    Article Tekna Magasinet June 20 2023
  6. Geologists in second place

    ...increase, coming in at second place after athletes and before street cleaners, who wound up in third place ... high salary increases for certain jobs in the oil and gas industry in the first quarter, which is probably...

    Article Tekna Magasinet June 7 2023
  7. Podcast: Working in Norway - A Beginner's Guide

    ...moved to Norway, that the employee can, if he wants to put his legs on the table or put a "snus" in front ... doesn't exist in other countries. Vibeke [00:38 - 00:58] You spend a huge amount of time in your life at...

    Article Working in Norway May 25 2023 Podcast
  8. Record growth – Tekna membership passes 100,000

    ...membership growth and has now passed 100,000 members. In the past year alone, it’s gained 10,000 new members ... 100,000 members. – This is a great day for Tekna. In August of 2021, we passed 90,000 members, and already...

    Article Aktuelt Mar. 13 2023
  9. Social welfare in Norway: The nuts and bolts

    ...available. Working in Norway There are several different types of welfare states in the world. Some are ... participation in the labor market. The Norwegian welfare state is built upon a social democratic model, in which...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 20 2022
  10. Dues and Discounts

    NOK 4,980 in addition to dues paid to your local branch ranging from NOK 144 to 300 (same as in 2023). As ... reports to the tax authorities how much you have paid in dues each year. Recent graduates First year after...

    Article Dec. 17 2022
  11. New record high for IT jobs

    In the past year alone, the number of IT jobs in Tekna professions has increased by 10 percent, the highest ... highest increase since SSB statistics started in 2016. Over the course of just a few months, Tekna member...

    Article Tekna Magasinet Dec. 14 2022
  12. Are You Working in Norway…or Wanting to Work in Norway?

    Working in Norway…or Wanting to Work in Norway? FREE SEMINAR: What characterizes working life in Norway ... culture? How can you go about getting a job here? Working in Norway Are you a student, foreign-born worker...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 13 2022 Streaming
  13. Trade unions in Norway: Four things you need to know

    Looking for work in Norway? Trade unions are an important part of the Norwegian labour market. Here are ... are the basic facts. Working in Norway Norway has a high trade union density rate. Here, around half...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 9 2022
  14. Unemployment benefits and your rights

    ...you’ve been laid off or are unemployed. Råd og tips In order to qualify for unemployment benefits, you have ... the following requirements: You have to stay in Norway while receiving benefits (exceptions to this rule...

    Article Råd og tips Nov. 18 2022
  15. Intellectual property rights (IPR)

    ...enterprises have intellectual property rights, whether in the form of business secrets, know-how, patents, ... established on the basis of the employees’ performance. In such cases, there will often be a need for clear...

    Article Råd og tips Oct. 31 2022
  16. What is a personal pension account, and what does it mean for you?

    ...you as a Tekna member will get access to one of Norway’s best pension plans. Kron wants to make smart savings ... licensed by The Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway as a mutual fund management company. They have...

    Article Oct. 17 2022
  17. Want to work in Norway? This is what you need to know

    Can EU citizens work in Norway? Can a spouse work in Norway on a dependent visa? Here are some answers ... residence permit in Norway. Working in Norway If you are thinking about moving to Norway for work, there...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 30 2022
  18. How pensions work in Norway

    ...starting work in Norway. Working in Norway Before you start working in Norway, or you apply to work in Norway ... deal of experience with pension schemes. Middle “In a lot of countries, your pension is something you...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 16 2022
  19. Joined Tekna when he didn’t get any vacation pay

    While Ali Akhtarzada’s CV lists jobs as both an arts journalist and bar owner, what he most enjoys is ... is developing new IT products – preferably in start-up companies. When he didn’t get any vacation pay...

    Article Råd og tips Sept. 15 2022
  20. Saves over NOK 30,000 a year by being a Tekna member

    ...insurance alone. It’s gotten more expensive to live in Norway in 2022; we have bigger expenses, and so it’s natural ... What can you cut down on, and what will pay off in the long run? – Check your finances even more carefully...

    Article Sept. 15 2022
  21. Pension in Norway

    ...retirement pension (AFP) in the private sector Contractual early retirement pension (AFP) in the public sector ... employment terms. In Norway, everyone collects pension benefits in the National Insurance Plan; in addition,...

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  22. Have you reached retirement age – but still want to keep working?

    The pension reform has brought about adjustments in the National Insurance Plan’s (Folketrygden) life ... decreased future pension payouts for young people in Norway because of the country’s rapidly increasing life...

    Article Råd og tips May 13 2022
  23. Parental leave in Norway? What you should know

    ...about paternity and maternity leave. Working in Norway The intent of parental benefits is to provide ... leave, and home with your child or children. In Norway, parental leave is divided into three parts –...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 27 2022
  24. – You have nothing to lose by trying to negotiate a higher starting salary

    Roger did in his new job Aktuelt You’re done with your studies and heading out to your new job with employment ... employment contract in hand. The salary proposal is there in black and white, but you’re not completely...

    Article Aktuelt Dec. 17 2021
  25. Strong salary growth for scientists and technologists

    ...after going through the yearlong pandemic, as shown in Tekna’s salary survey for 2021. Aktuelt - It’s great ... growth in average salaries for Tekna members working in the private sector in 2021. The increase in the...

    Article Aktuelt Dec. 7 2021