News

“Give us a chance, you won’t be disappointed”– how do international experts and companies find each other?

We spoke to Salla Hirvonen, Project Manager for Oulu Talent Hub and others about the many improvements, changes and hinderances faced by both international people and employers in Oulu when it came to hiring an international expert.

Read more on Oulu.com.

Looking to gain employment, acquire a mentor or make new professional connections in Oulu?

University of Oulu provides guidance and much more to its students and researchers through Career center. Located at the heart of the Linnanmaa campus, Career center is your one stop place to go if you need any help regarding, you guessed it, career!

Read more about Career center.

Welcome to Oulu brochure

The new edition of Welcome to Oulu brochure is here. Featuring information on housing, healthcare, KELA, leisure activities, and much more around this picturesque city, it is a comprehensive guide for both newcomers and residents.

Grab a copy from the information point at BusinessAsema.

Read the brochure online.

Useful website: Work in Finland

The first version of the Work in Finland website has been published. The website gathers useful information about moving to Finland and job opportunities for international talents and Finnish companies interested in recruiting international talents.

Read more about the new website.

“Quite an amazing experience“ – International student day company visit

Oulu Talent Hub along with Oulu Chamber of Commerce as part of their international week activities, had organized the international student day where students were invited to meet and learn more about companies operating in Oulu.

Read the article in full here.

New mentoring program

BusinessFinland is offering a free mentoring program for Finnish companies, starting in February 2023. Apply for the international work community management program now!

Read more about the mentoring program (in Finnish)

Winner of the International Employer of the Year in Oulu

Timegate Instruments has been nominated as the International Employer of the Year 2022. The competition aims to recognize companies, which have succeeded to recruit international talents from the local area and abroad and managed to create a multicultural atmosphere in the work community. This year, the competition was organized in Oulu for the first time.

Read the article in full here (in Finnish).

Do you need help with international recruitment?

The Work in Finland International Recruitment Advice Service for Employers helps employers based in Finland with their questions about recruiting international talent. Through the “one-stop shop” service, you can get up-to-date information from our specialists about official processes, hiring foreign employees, residence permits, and helping new employees settle into life in Finland.

Read more about service.

Angela Suorsa helps students on the right career path

Solution designer Angela Suorsa was awarded at the Opening Ceremony of the Academic Year of the University of Oulu for the exemplary implementation of the university’s value of “taking responsibility”. Suorsa, who works at the Career Centre at the University of Oulu, helps about fifty students to find their career paths every month.

Read the article in full here.

Apply for free Imago coaching now

Are you hoping to develop your company’s employer image, recruitment expertise, or leadership skills that promote diversity? ? In Imago coaching, you will learn what the building blocks of employer image are and how the employer image is linked to business and competitiveness.

Read more about Imago coaching here