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Jobbsøker? få tips og triks

Jobbsøker?  få tips og triks

Møteplassen: Tips og triks i jobbsøkerprosessenLes mer

Less is More: Business E-Mail Insecurity Issues

Less is More: Business E-Mail Insecurity Issues

A surprisingly large crowd showed up at my evening course last week on how to write correct business e-mails in English. As I looked out at the many faces expectantly looking back at me, I tried to remember back to when we all first starting this mode of written communication. Tried but failed to dateLes mer

Techie Talk: Do technical presentations need to live up to their reputation?

Techie Talk: Do technical presentations need to live up to their reputation?

“There’s truth in every stereotype” – or is there? People attending my course on intercultural communication seem to like discussing this statement, at times to a point of seemingly no return. They give examples to show why or why not they find these words to be true, and never do seem to arrive at anyLes mer

Stop in the Name of Workplace Inclusion

Stop in the Name of Workplace Inclusion

At a recent course on intercultural communication in the workplace, I had just given my ‘do’s and don’ts’ advice on how newcomers to Norway should never wait to take the initiative in starting up conversations with native speakers: “Don’t wait for them to talk to you, but rather bring up some topic that you haveLes mer

What Not to Say to a Foreigner

What Not to Say to a Foreigner

Don’t make fun of a co-worker’s accentLes mer

What Not to Ask a Foreigner

What Not to Ask a Foreigner

Don’t you miss your familiy?Les mer

The Unspoken Yet Real Reason You Didn’t Get Called For That Job Interview

The Unspoken Yet Real Reason You Didn’t Get Called For That Job Interview

I just finished reading an article on LinkedIn entitled, ‘The Real Reason You Didn’t Get That Job’ by LI Influencer Liz Ryan in which she lists five potential changes in the company at which ‘you’ have just interviewed that may have prevented ‘you’ from getting hired. These changes include having the company cut the positionLes mer

Interview Poker: The Danger of Keeping Your Cards (Too) Close to Your Chest

Interview Poker: The Danger of Keeping Your Cards (Too) Close to Your Chest

While a job interview should be a lively, interesting conversation between two professionals exchanging experiences and ideas, all too often it can turn into something resembling an interrogation of the jobseeker by the employer. Les mer

Slik bygger du opp din egen bedrift

Slik bygger du opp din egen bedrift

Hvilke fallgruver finnes, og kan entreprenørskap læres? Se video fra presentasjon.Les mer

Minding the Gap of Underemployment

Minding the Gap of Underemployment

Halfway through my course on interview technique (in English) last week, I brought up the slide on which appeared what turned out to be a dreaded interview question: “So, please tell me/us, why do you want to leave your current job?” A few minutes before these fear-inducing words were shown on the screen, I hadLes mer