Petro from Ukraine talks about his experiences living and working in Helsinki.
Ajay and Pooja moved from India to Tampere in February 2020 due to Ajay’s work. Only a couple of weeks after arrival, the couple found out that they were expecting a baby. What is it like to expect your first child in a foreign country during a pandemic?
What should an employer know about the first weeks of a foreign employee in Finland – and how does the coronavirus pandemic affect them?
Many expats travel to their home countries for the Holidays. How do the COVID-19 restrictions and Brexit affect traveling? Here are answers to some common questions.
In March 2020, the coronavirus began to spread more and more in Finland. Recommendations and restrictions began to affect the lives of those living in Finland and moving here. Since March, what has changed in the field of global mobility, and what is the situation now?
“As soon as they mentioned that there would be a relocation specialist helping us, we were like yes please!” We interviewed Kim from Canada, who moved to Finland with her family. For them, the relocation services were not only a reason to move to Finland but also an important part of the successful relocation in a…
Despite the coronavirus crisis, Finland still needs international experts. We interviewed Mikko Valtonen, a specialist at the Finland Chamber of Commerce, who says Finland should invest in attracting global talent.
The coronavirus pandemic is changing the world in many ways, and also the field of global mobility. For example, companies have needs for new types of services, and there may be changes in the competition for global talent.
Jamie, originally from the UK, moved from Stockholm to Helsinki due to an intra-company transfer within a finance company. Jamie has lived in many countries before, so moving from Sweden to Finland seemed relatively simple, as the two countries are very similar. However, the coronavirus epidemic made the seemingly easy relocation significantly more difficult.