Course: How to become an entrepreneur in Finland
Where and when: Online course on Wednesdays 13.4., 4.5. and 25.5. at 14.00–15.30
Sometimes combining one’s personal life and working life requires personally tailored and active solutions that take into account both personal abilities and also personal restrictions.
The professionals at Työpiste help you in finding the suitable way to working life for you. After the information session held every Monday, you have the possibility to listen to a short presentation about the services provided by our multisectoral team.
Improve your employment opportunities at Työpiste
Starting info every Monday at 11.00 in Teams
In the starting module you will be given information about the services of Työpiste and the basics of job searching. You also get to choose the other trainings you wish to attend or whether you wish to take a path to the starting point with more support.
Starting a job in a new country can be challengind and raise questions: How should I behave at the workplace? How to adjust to the work community? What are my rights and responsibilities?
Finnish work communities are increasingly multicultural as the number of employees with foreign origin has grown. Finnish work culture still has some special characteristics. For example honesty, punctuality and using your own initiative are valued traits in Finnish work life.
It is important to start planning your future career already during your studies. It's also important that you have gathered some work experience during your studying period, regardless if the job has been an internship position, a summer job or some other type of work project course. Practical experience gives you a lot for the future.
Services provided by higher education institutes and other public organisations help you with your career planning and support you indentifying your own possibilites, interests and skills.
Turku Supplement for Employers is meant to support the intermediate labour market as well as help the long-term unemployed to find employment from the open markets. The supplement is paid to the employer and it is meant to be used for the costs caused by the employment.
Turku Supplement can be applied for by employers who hire a person who has been unemployed and received labour market subsidy for over 300 days. The working hours of the employed person must be at least 25h/week.
The job search of a Turku citizen starts from registering as an unemployed job seeker. One may register as a job seeker on the internet on:
- Te-palvelut > Oma asiointi (in Finnish)
One may also register in person at either Työpiste at the City of Turku or the Southwest Finland TE Office.
Turku’s Ohjaamo collects several services meant for under 30-year-olds under one roof. Ohjaamo is a low-threshold service point in the centre of Turku. It offers employment and rehabilitation services, as well as information and guidance services for young people, among other things. You can come to us without referrals and free of charge. You can also take a friend or an adult with you if you want. Welcome!
From Ohjaamo you can get:
Turku is a magnetic university city and a centre of know-how with a versatile economic structure and high living quality.
With over 12 000 skilled and professional employees the Turku concern is the largest employer in the area. You are welcome to work on the future of Turku with us!
The Employment Services Centre, Työpiste, offers help and guidance concerning employment. The main task of Työpiste is to bring work and workers together.
We serve you personally by phone, by mail and in appointed meetings at Työpiste. You can visit us also without an appointment. There are customer service terminals at your use to whose usage we offer guidance.
We serve the unemployed citizens of Turku in many ways. Information, guidance, counselling, training and jobs are available.