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  1. A0e + A0Se combined course

    will cover the requirements for course in accordance to the requirements given by the Norwegian Council ... this combined course to fulfill the requirements. Practical information The course is held at Scandic Lillestrøm

    Course Nov. 10–11
  2. Work-Life balance in Norway: Three things you should know

    ...expectations, this is what you need to know about the Norwegian work culture. Working in Norway There are a ... outside the workplace. “In my experience, Norwegian employers endeavour to create a workplace where employees...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 20 2022
  3. Salary in Norway: 6 things you need to know

    Salary in Norway: 6 things you need to know What’s the average salary in Norway? Is there such a thing as ... Here’s what to know about Norwegian wages. Working in Norway When it comes to the labour market, Norway is...

    Article Working in Norway May 18 2022
  4. Social welfare in Norway: The nuts and bolts

    Norway: The nuts and bolts What is a welfare state and how does it work? Here is an overview of the Norwegian ... Norwegian social democratic model and some of the main public services available. Working in Norway There...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 20 2022
  5. Trade unions in Norway: Four things you need to know

    ...unions are an important part of the Norwegian labour market. Here are the basic facts. Working in Norway ... density rate. Here, around half of the workforce are organized members. The popularity stems from its mission...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 9 2022
  6. Here’s how Tekna can help you at your next salary negotiation

    ...order to start a workplace group Public sector: a minimum of 2 members to start a workplace group Here’s ... salary negotiation Tekna’s chief negotiators in the private, state and municipal sectors are clear on...

    Article Råd og tips May 3 2023
  7. Mobbing in the Workplace

    Tekna’s legal department Mobbing in the Workplace Workplace mobbing may be defined as a situation where ... to hostile acts committed by others at their workplace over a period of time. Råd og tips Mobbing may...

    Article Råd og tips Feb. 22 2021
  8. Working in Norway: Don’t Say “Hello” in the Morning

    ...asked the following question: What is the most important unwritten rule in Norwegian workplace, which ... is based on? Readers were invited to guess the answer. The more serious suggestions: Don’t intrude on...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 6 2017
  9. Changes to home office laws finally passed

    Changes to home office laws finally passed The government has recently passed changes to laws regulating ... Aktuelt The new changes are effective starting on July 1st, and Grøvik is satisfied that the new law...

    Article Aktuelt Apr. 6 2022
  10. Opinions

    Policies Tekna works actively through the media and directly with the Government, Parliament and other organisations ... Tekna takes responsibility for its members, the companies and the local community through its salary and benefits...

  11. What is the Norwegian Model?

    What is the Norwegian Model? Being a member of a trade union is an important piece of the puzzle often ... called "The Norwegian Model" - a cooperative model that is unique to the Nordic countries. Aktuelt The Norwegian...

    Article Aktuelt May 11 2020
  12. New membership record: Tekna passes 90,000

    Tekna passed 90,000 members. Since the start of the new millennium, the organization has added 55,000 members ... members. Aktuelt - There’s been incredible growth in the number of technologists belonging to a trade union...

    Article Aktuelt Oct. 6 2021
  13. How pensions work in Norway

    How pensions work in Norway These are the things you need to know about before starting work in Norway ... how the Norwegian pension system works here. Your pension comes from three separate sources: The National...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 16 2022
  14. Want to work in Norway? This is what you need to know

    One of the first steps to qualify for a residence permit is to have a job offer available to you that ... in learning more about the requirements for residence permits to look at the UDI website – which is available...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 30 2022
  15. Record growth – Tekna membership passes 100,000

    000 members. In the past year alone, it’s gained 10,000 new members. Aktuelt Tekna is the country’s largest ... and shows that an increasing number of people see the value of being in a trade union, declares Tekna President...

    Article Aktuelt Mar. 13 2023
  16. Why join a trade union today?

    ...av Norwegian employees are members of a trade union. – Many people take several of the Norwegian welfare ... welfare benefits – which have all been negotiated by the union movement – for granted, declares Katrine Olsson...

    Article Råd og tips Apr. 19 2021
  17. Employee Wellness in the Norwegian Work Culture

    ...low-context environment Have you heard the one about the Norwegian husband who loved his wife so much, he ... faces, Norwegians and non-Norwegians alike. Why is this so? Perhaps because as silly as it is on the surface...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 15 2021
  18. You’re not safe from attacks on your home office – and have to take this stuff seriously!

    Elisabeth Haugsbø believes it’s important that all Norwegians protect their home offices from cyberattacks ... vice-president Elisabet Haugsbø feels strongly that all Norwegians should know how to protect themselves from becoming...

    Article Råd og tips Feb. 24 2022
  19. Whistleblowing in the Workplace

    ...department Whistleblowing in the Workplace As an employee you have the right to reveal information about ... unethical or illegal conditions at your workplace. Hired workers also have the right to report these conditions...

    Article Råd og tips Feb. 28 2021
  20. Travel time is work time

    ...outside your normal working hours to a different workplace than your usual one, is this considered work time ... time? Or is it travel time? And where do you draw the line exactly that shows when you’re at work? reisetid...

    Article Råd og tips Mar. 28 2022
  21. First Impressions and Foreigners: Which Language Should You Speak?

    ...say at the front of the classroom. At my most recent course – Intercultural Communication in the Workplace ... week in Stavanger, Norway, a comment that generated the session’s most lively … Karin Lee First Impressions...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 17 2017
  22. How Not to Get Burned in the Interview Hot Seat

    ...morning. I know no one at this workplace and know only a bit about the workplace itself. What I do know is ... is something about the job itself, as I’ve held onto the job description (more about this below). What...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 27 2020
  23. Parental leave in Norway? What you should know

    ...paternity and maternity leave. Working in Norway The intent of parental benefits is to provide you with ... divided into three parts – one part for the mother, one part for the partner and a part that can freely be...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 27 2022
  24. Get started with your membership in Tekna

    Tekna groups (workplace groups) Tekna Magasinet Tekna Ung Teknisk Ukeblad The help-line The salary calculator ... Norway’s best banking deals. The mortgage rate is amongst the lowest on the market and transferring your...

    Article Råd og tips Aug. 16 2021
  25. Sickness and Sick Leave

    ...leave, a part-time leave should be the first alternative chosen. The degree to which you can perform work ... depends on 1) the nature of your illness and 2) the possibility of accommodating your workplace to your illness...

    Article Råd og tips Sept. 15 2021