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How to Claim Unemployment in Finland

Posted by | 23rd October 2013 | Career Advice

Labour markets are tight all around the world so unemployment is a sad fact of life everywhere, but as in many countries, Finnish workers have access to financial assistance in the event they find themselves out of work. Claiming unemployment in Finland is a relatively simple process. The body responsible for the unemployed is Kela, […]

Finland has a great deal to offer to potential workers from overseas. It is a beautiful country with plenty of opportunity for recreation and sport and has a rich cultural life. And, of course, the education system is highly regarded, so expatriates need have no worries concerning their children. Throw in first class working conditions […]

There is a high level of demand for staff in the following sectors: Medical Sector, with jobs as doctors, nurses, practical nurses, dentists and psychologists in Finland being on big demand; Education Sector, a great demand for Special education teachers and Nursery school teachers; Finance Sector, most jobs in need of personnel are the Accountants/Payroll accountants in […]

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 […]

Using the Employment and Economic Development Office services for immigrants If you are a jobseeker, you should register with an Employment and Economic Development Office (te Office) as soon as you have moved to Finland. You will find one near you almost everywhere in Finland. The largest te Offices have Eures advisers and other advisers […]

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