Posts Tagged “employment in Finland”

According to recent news, STX Finland and Scandlines, the Danish-German company which is one of Europe’s largest ferry operator, have announced that two new ferries will be built by the Rauma and Turku shipyards. This project is estimated to create approximately 1,000 shipyard jobs in southwest Finland, primarily in the Rauma area. STX Finland’s EVP, […]

According to the latest forecast published in May by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy, Finland’s unemployment rate in 2013 will rise to 8.4% and should continue near this level in 2014 as short-term employment prospects in Finland are expected to weaken. These employment projections for jobs in Finland are attributed to a downturn […]

The standard working hours in Finland are 8 hours per day, adding up to 40 hours per week. Business hours are generally from 08:00 to 16:15 – government agencies and most institutions follow these hours – banks are open until 16:30 and most business is done Monday to Friday. However, shops are generally open during […]

Finland, too, is about to undergo a period when the baby-boom generations will be retiring. This will mean a downturn in the supply of labour, although career length is expected to continue to increase in Finland. Job crea- tion is anticipated to be especially strong in healthcare and social work as well as in services […]

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