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  1. Egenmelding: What to do if you can’t work because you’re sick/injured

    ...sick/injured Sometimes life throws you a curve ball in the form of a sudden illness or injury that prevents ... feeling terrible. Sore throat, achy limbs, headache, the works. You really don’t feel up to going to work...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 3 2021
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. – 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Trial Periods

    Periods Trial periods are a common feature of Norwegian employment contracts. prøvetid, test, tilpasning ... tilpasning, begrenset tidsperiode Råd og tips The purpose of trial periods is to establish a limited time period...

    Article Råd og tips Feb. 23 2021
  9. Negotiate your starting salary: If you don’t, you can lose out on a lot of money

    You’re not alone in thinking this way; and you’re not the only one who feels that negotiating a salary is scary ... conducted by ManpowerGroup reveals that 50% of Norwegian employees accept a new job before even asking...

    Article Råd og tips Nov. 5 2021
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Are you (at all) interested in what you do at work?

    ...international workplace,networking skills,professional development,the Norwegian workplace,working in norway ... to make yourself heard, but meeting someone for the first time, for instance at a work-related conference...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 29 2018
  17. Norwegian Work Culture

    Norwegian Work Culture Many foreign employees move to Norway in order to work here for either brief or ... or lengthy periods of time. The countries they come from have their own unique cultural features which...

    Article Mar. 13 2015
  18. When Rude Isn’t Rude: Norway Scores Third Person Shutout

    ...shutout (US) is a game in which one team prevents the other from scoring any points. I teach a course called ... new to the country. Its main aim is that by the time they walk out the door at the end of the evening...

    Article Working in Norway Oct. 27 2017
  19. ‘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
  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. Your LinkedIn Summary: Be Smart, Write Smart

    LinkedIn courses last week, this time in Oslo, I told the people there that I most often get inspiration for ... writing skills,international workplace,LinkedIn profile,Norwegian workplace, Working in Norway You don’t...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 24 2017
  22. Integration: What does it mean to you?

    ...communication, the topic of integration was quickly brought up by one of the non-Norwegians in the classroom ... but had just reacted to a question I’d written on the board before starting class: What does getting …...

    Article Working in Norway Nov. 17 2017
  23. Working in Norway: What’s your added value?

    ...an entrepreneur as the only way to make it in business? “Value added: describes the enhancement a company ... company gives its product or service before offering the product to customers.” (Investopedia) Thought of...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 19 2018
  24. Integration: How to Move to Norway

    Norway, learn something about Norway. Then tell Norwegians what you’ve learned. As often as you can. It ... certainly no expert on the ins and outs of Norwegian life before getting off the plane at the Oslo airport for...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 12 2018
  25. 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