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  1. 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...

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  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. What is the Norwegian Model?

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

    Article May 11 2020
  6. 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 Feb. 23 2021
  7. Important political breakthroughs made in spring 2021

    ...important political breakthroughs recently made by the union Important political breakthroughs made in spring ... political breakthroughs in areas including the workplace, competency, technology and sustainability,...

    Article Politisk June 21 2021
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. – A simple country boy from Sunnmøre

    Grøvik believes that we’re facing enormous changes in the future world of work. Photo: Knut Neerland and Anne ... Grøvik was going to introduce himself to the delegates at the annual ‘R-meeting’, he called himself «a...

    Article Aktuelt June 21 2021
  11. Is this why we all want to work in Norway?

    Norway. Can the Norwegian welfare state and the strong Norwegian labor unions be a part of the explanation ... resident alien’ of the country for more than 20 years, I experienced firsthand the country’s welfare state...

    Article Working in Norway June 9 2021
  12. Norway: Happy OL Medal Count = Happy Norwegian Manager?

    Need something special from your Norwegian boss? Strike while the OL-iron is hot! How so, you say? Well ... statistics: Norway now holds a superior lead in the medal count Yes, little Norway, with a population...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 19 2018
  13. Working in Norway: The Colleague Conversation

    Consider the Norwegian term medarbeidersamtale. It’s one of those long words where Norwegians stick two ... lot in this country, much to the confusion of foreigners trying to learn the language. Anyway, roughly translated...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 15 2019
  14. North Sea Decommissioning: Norway’s New Oil Adventure?

    ...decommissioning,Norwegian economy,Norwegian oil industry,Norwegian workplace,the norwegian model, Working ... myself, I was easily impressed by the enormous numbers I came across when the word ‘decommissioning’ popped...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 3 2017
  15. Why You Should Say ‘Sorry’ at Work

    ...a few sticky workplace situations. Once again while running a course recently, I was the one who learned ... something new while trying to teach something old. The old in this case is using a version of ‘sorry’ at...

    Article Working in Norway June 3 2017
  16. This is how you get elected as a Tekna Representative

    ...representatives at your workplace Being a Tekna representative at a workplace is a voluntary, elected ... role in what is called the "Norwegian Model" among employees, employers and the government. Being a Tekna...

    Article May 8 2020
  17. Record growth in Tekna

    ...is growing at record speed. During ‘the Corona year’ of 2020, the trade union had a membership growth ... professionals chosen to join the organization during ‘the Corona year’ as well. At the start of 2021, Tekna had...

    Article Aktuelt May 4 2021
  18. Is there a Tekna group at your workplace?

    ...there a Tekna group at your workplace? A Tekna group at your place of work is the members forum to influence ... agreement and the right to be included in discussions that are of importance to you. The group elects...

    Article Aktuelt May 4 2020
  19. Working Remotely: Is it your right?

    ...in Norway In Norway we work under the ideas included in The Norwegian Model. Though when I’ve googled this ... this term, it often comes up as The Nordic Model, so it’s hard to know which of these countries really...

    Article Working in Norway June 11 2020
  20. Integration in Norway: Find Your Tribe

    ...case non-Norwegians attending my Intercultural Communication at Work course – think about the term ‘integration’ ... globalization,integration in Norway,international workplace,internationalization,living in Norway, Working...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 10 2017
  21. ‘So Why Is Norway Rich?’: Falling Into the (Easy) Tabloid Trap

    ...away from the tabloids for awhile. To explain: Working and living in Norway as we do, we’re in the understandable ... ’: Falling Into the (Easy) Tabloid Trap Brexit,European Union,international workplace,journalistic standards...

    Article Working in Norway May 12 2017
  22. Business Culture Clash: What’s in a (LinkedIn) photo?

    LinkedIn course in Norway last week, and had gotten to the point where I put up a slide filled with photos I’d ... attire,international workplace,LinkedIn profile,Norwegian culture,Norwegian workplace,working in norway...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 8 2018
  23. Phone Follow-up: Job Seeking in a Perfect World

    ...as a job seeker, it’d be that whenever you called the organization where you’ve either applied or are thinking ... whoever answers the phone that day. You’d hear a friendly voice giving the name of the place and asking...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 31 2019
  24. Integration at Work: Simply the Best?

    ...be familiar with the funny ad campaigns run by one of the grocery chains here. In the TV ads, some humorous ... out in the extreme, yet always ends with this message on the screen: “the simple is often the best.”...

    Article Working in Norway May 12 2018
  25. Take your seat at the table – become a trade union member

    ...we’re a trade union that’s a little different from the other Salary negotiations – how Tekna weighs in We ... members’ salary growth takes place to the greatest possible extent at the organizational level. This is called...

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