work-based immigration Tag

EU-citizen’s right of residence

An EU-citizen’s right of residence and working in Finland are amongst the most important aspects of membership in the Union. The free movement of people has created both companies and individuals an excellent opportunity to match needs and talent.   Finland is seen in a very positive...

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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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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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Residence permit is not a visa or vice versa

Residence permit, as the name suggests, refers to the right to reside in Finland. Depending on what grounds it has been granted, it can also bestow the right to work here. A visa is a document allowing entry to Finland, intended primarily for short term...

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Hiring a foreigner

Hiring a foreigner

Hiring a foreigner is a necessary but frightening step for a lot of companies. Many fields in Finland have already declared that they need more skilled talent in order for the field to truly grow. Programmers, modelers, construction foremen, doctors and more are needed in...

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Maahanmuuttovirasto

Consolidation of foreigners’ permit affairs in Finland

At the start of 2017 almost all matters related to the handling of permits of foreign nationals were consolidated to the Finnish Immigration Service. This means that since the beginning of this year all residence permit and EU-registration matters are handled in the service points...

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Brexit and Finnish Talent

Last Thursday night the unity of the European Union suffered a serious setback as the United Kingdom voted to leave the political union. Over the weekend we have read numerous articles about the subject: the impact of Brexit on the economy, people's concerns over the...

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