Author:Petri

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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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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Työnantajan velvollisuudet ulkomaalaisen työntekijän palkkauksessa

Posted worker – employer’s responsibilities

Posted worker is a person who has been sent from another country to Finland to work as a service provider either as a subcontractor, intra-company transfer (ICT), or as temporary work. This means that his normal place of work is in another country and regardless...

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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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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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Ulkomaalaisen työntekijän tukitoimet

Supporting a foreign hire

A foreign hire will experience multiple shocks when moving to a new country. As the move is work-based, the employer has a significant role in alleviating these shocks. Over the years many employers have used various tools to make the move easier: Immigration and relocation...

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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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