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  1. What Does Integration Mean to You?

    You foreigners who are working in Norway are of course living in Norway; which part is easier? By ‘living’ ... included in your 37.5 hour work … Working in Norway You foreigners who are working in Norway are of course...

    Article Working in Norway Mar. 11 2017
  2. Me, overqualified? How to show you’re not by a long shot

    ...full-time work hamster wheel and want to get off? Most job seekers give the impression that they want to speed ... skills,job seeking,LinkedIn profile,Norwegian business culture,working in norway, Working in Norway Have...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 22 2019
  3. Remotely possible? Getting no response to your (carefully crafted) job application

    Are you a job-seeking casualty of companies that have gone remote, too? Working in Norway My sad story ... story A few weeks ago I applied for a job appearing in my LinkedIn feed. The phrase ‘I applied for…’ should...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 29 2020
  4. We’re going for more content in English

    Our English webpages, Tekna.no/en , were improved in 2020, along with the rest of tekna.no. There was ... published, in addition to having Tekna’s salary statistics published in English for time first time in 2020...

    Article Aktuelt June 1 2021
  5. 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 ... international workplace,job search tips,job seeking tips,jobbsøk,jobs in Norway,Norwegian business culture...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 31 2019
  6. – 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
  7. Opinions

    ...promote our political views. Our opinions appear in Tekna's policy documents. Tekna is an independent ... policy. Collaboration and local collective bargaining in each company ensure that centralized compensation...

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  8. By the numbers: Use metrics to improve your CV

    Do you mean the metric system? Working in Norway When English is your second language, it can be awfully ... means describing what you’ve accomplished at work in a quantifiable way through writing numbers. Hiring...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 18 2020
  9. Highly educated adults are the new trade unionists

    ...immigrant groups have been taken from Statistics Norway and are based on tax returns where a deduction ... shown. The figures have been obtained for professions in which Tekna members are working, the different groups...

    Article Aktuelt Sept. 10 2021
  10. ICT and software engineers have lowest rate of trade union membership

    ...immigrant groups have been taken from Statistics Norway and are based on tax returns where a deduction ... shown. The figures have been obtained for professions in which Tekna members are working, the different groups...

    Article Aktuelt Aug. 18 2021
  11. Let’s be perfectly clear: Writing the Summary on your CV

    ...there is no clear right or wrong in resume writing frustrates some job seekers, especially engineers, whose ... tips,English writing skills,job search,job seeker,job seeking, Working in Norway The fact that there is no...

    Article Working in Norway June 30 2019
  12. Conference Speakers: Do they ever learn?

    ...phrase in English that warns against what can happen when people gain too much power and status in society ... conference speakers,speakers, Working in Norway There is an old phrase in English that warns against what can...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 28 2016
  13. CV/Cover Letter Writing Tips: Experience never gets old

    ...our experience never gets old. Working in Norway A mid-career job seeker recently sent their CV and cover ... cover letter to me for editing and feedback. In case you didn’t know, ‘mid-career’ or ‘late-career’ are...

    Article Working in Norway June 23 2020
  14. Norwegian companies need more technology experts

    STEM expertise. – There’s a growing competency gap in business that we have to fill, says Tekna President ... ‘competency barometer’ to chart Norwegian companies’ needs in different categories. This year, 41 percent of the...

    Article Aktuelt Apr. 28 2021
  15. Make the Call: Five Great Questions to Ask Before Applying for a Job

    ...called the ‘contact person’ listed on a job posting? Working in Norway Many people would answer no to that ... 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
  16. Integration: How to Move to Norway

    If you’ve moved to Norway, learn something about Norway. Then tell Norwegians what you’ve learned. As ... before moving here. I was certainly no expert on the ins and outs of Norwegian life before getting off the...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 12 2018
  17. Working in Norway: The Colleague Conversation

    ...another reason to be happy that you’re working in Norway? Consider the Norwegian term medarbeidersamtale ... nouns together to form a new one. Which they do a lot in this country, much to the confusion of foreigners...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 15 2019
  18. So, You (Think You) Have a Bad Job?

    Are you working in Norway? Sometimes wishing you weren’t? That working life might be better somewhere ... woken up last week while sitting in the chair at a new salon I was trying in Tucson, Arizona, USA. … employee...

    Article Working in Norway Mar. 4 2019
  19. Working in Norway: What’s your added value?

    Have we in Norway (over) enhanced becoming an entrepreneur as the only way to make it in business? “Value ... headline in The Scotsman announcing: Record number of Scots want to … innovation in Norway,international...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 19 2018
  20. Egenmelding: What to do if you can’t work because you’re sick/injured

    Sometimes life throws you a curve ball in the form of a sudden illness or injury that prevents you from ... calm down and focus on getting better. Working in Norway You wake up on Monday morning feeling terrible...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 3 2021
  21. 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 ... do know is something about the job itself, as I’ve held onto the job description (more about this below)...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 27 2020
  22. Rule of Thumb: Don’t write references on your CV (do this instead)

    ...need to list references on your CV? Working in Norway Back in the day, we all wrote our three references ... so, and b) it made us look like solid, qualified job applicants. But somewhere down the CV-writing road...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 17 2020
  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. 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 ... on … international workplace,job interview,job search, Working in Norway I recently got an e-mail from...

    Article Working in Norway May 19 2017
  25. CV Writing Tips: What’s your 2020 story?

    ...story – what’s yours? Working in Norway If you’ve been working in Norway the past year, it’s very likely ... happened to you in 2020, it’s forced you to adapt to a new situation, either when performing the job you have...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 10 2020