expat Tag

Expat Interview

Expat Insight – Ashwini’s Story

We have often talked how important a trailing spouse’s role is when moving to work abroad. We are pleased to introduce Ashwini and her success story about her life in Finland. She is a shining example that with a proactive approach a spouse can find...

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Foreign Employee’s Needs

When a foreign employee moves to a new country he will have a lot of questions about working and living there. In order for his input to be utilized as effectively and quickly as possible, answering these questions is of paramount importance. So what are...

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Expat Interview

Expat Insights – Kostiantyn Khrameshkin

Kostiantyn Khrameshkin arrived in Finland in February from Ukraine. From the moment he set foot on the airport, everything has been new. “I haven’t been to Europe or Finland before, so there were a lot of surprises. First off, I wasn’t sure how to find...

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Expat Interview

Expat insights – Lauren Bengston

Lauren Bengston moved to Finland with her husband Matt and their young son in November 2016 from Virginia. Their move was the result of a deliberate desire to move to Sweden, but along the way they were redirected. “Matt has Swedish ancestry so we wanted to...

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Expat Interview

Expat Insights – Prateek Agarwal

Prateek Agarwal sits down in a café after work. He is one of the thousands of foreign professionals who arrive in Finland for work and who make up the international and intercultural Finnish workforce. He’s been in Finland for a few months, having relocated here...

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Retention

Engaging is challenging

Although automation, digitalization, and technological advancement reduce jobs in many sectors, the importance of talent in companies continues to increase. The top concerns for CEOs are the attraction and retention of talent, and the identification of the next generation of leaders (Mitchel et al., 2016)....

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Expat Interview

Expat Insights – Shama Goel

”All this furniture and these beloved items that have found their way into our living room over the years and that have a lot of memories attached to them” Shama Goel sighs deep and contentedly on her sofa “these make this apartment feel like a...

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Avainhenkilön verotus

Key Employee’s Taxation

When talking about Finland and working, the conversation often turns to the taxation of income. In Finland and abroad this is considered rather high, but Finland has taken into consideration the importance of attracting exceptional talents for both companies and the society at large. That...

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Suomi on hyvä maa tehdä töitä

Finland is a fine place to work

It’s a grey December morning in Finland. The year’s coming to an end and the days are short and bleak. To someone looking at the weather it seems like the last place that could hold promise. This is not the case. Beyond the admittedly ghastly...

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Successful Expat

A successful expat assignment

Moving is one of the biggest causes of stress in one's life, following the death of a loved one and divorce. That is why it is of the utmost importance that there are as few surprises and as many familiar and safe things as possible...

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