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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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Talent mobility specialist speaks

Johanna is a talent acquisition and mobility specialist in a major company and responsible for the international mobility affairs of multiple countries in Europe. In her work the emphasis on relocation services and –assistance has been implemented fairly recently.   “We started these initiatives last year, and...

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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 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 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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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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Expat’s Insights – Jan Pacesa

Jan Pacesa moved to Finland in August 2015 from Slovakia. Even before the move he had already had an idea of working abroad, gaining new experiences, and stepping outside his comfort zone. “International experience would certainly be of use in the future and it would...

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Expat’s Insights – Lawrence Teo

Today Lawrence Teo, 46, tells how he and his family, his wife and son, experience work and life in Finland. Lawrence works in one of the global leaders in the home furnishing retailers. The Teos decided to move to Finland from Singapore because of the...

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Expat’s Insights – John Kelly

This month we will start to publish our series of interviews, where expats sharing their experiences of moving to Finland. The first interviewee is John Kelly, a professional game design manager from Ireland. John Kelly sits down across from me, the jovial Irishman smiling as usual....

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