Advance your career in one of the world’s most innovative countries. Finland’s vibrant startup-scene and growing tech-sector offer exciting opportunities for English-speaking talents and professionals from around the world.
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In Finland, career opportunities and a high quality of life go hand in hand.
Technology is our main export, and the vibrant Finnish infrastructure of ambitious start-ups and established tech-companies attract talents and professionals from around the world. Finnish companies are breaking new ground in 5G, 6G, AI, robotics, mobile, industrial IoT and many other fields. And we have one of the world’s leading ICT and gaming-sectors. Do you know Angry Birds and Max Payne? Both are Finnish.
But it’s not just innovation that makes the country special. A high level of safety and trust, paid parental leave and four weeks of paid vacation are a few of the benefits, Finland has to offer.
Finnish companies focus on a good work-life balance. This means that you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy life in Finland’s modern cities, spend time with your loved ones and experience the outstanding nature that can be found all over the country.
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Companies in Finland place a high focus on work-life balance. The length of holidays and working days vary from field to field, but an 8-hour workday is the standard. It is also common to have four weeks of paid vacation each year.
Finland is home to numerous established international tech companies and an ecosystem of ambitious tech start-ups. A culture of trust in the employees and a flat hierarchy creates exceptional opportunities for professional growth.
Finland is a great place for families. Besides having one of the world’s best school systems, the focus on work-life balance coupled with paid parental leave makes it possible for families to spend a lot of quality time together.
Your path to Finland depends on where you come from and what your reason for moving is. The Finnish Immigration Service has made a tool that helps with the application for a residence and work permit and makes moving to Finland easier to navigate.
Your path to Finland depends on where you come from and what your reason for moving is. The Finnish Immigration Service has made an Application Finder that helps you apply for work permit and a residence permit in Finland.
Relocation to Finland requires a certain set of actions like notifying the authorities in Finland and your home country, finding housing, setting up a bank account and getting a Finnish personal identity code which will grant you access to healthcare and other welfare services. Find a guide for moving to Finland.
We have collected the stories of many other professionals who’ve found their Finnish future. Read about how they got here, their experiencing of the Finnish work life, the main differences between Finland and the countries they come from, and what they enjoy most about their life in Finland.
Learn about exciting job opportunities and how to get a job in Finland at some of the most interesting Finnish companies. In this session, selected companies will talk about the work they do, how they are providing a good work life for their employees, their hiring processes and what they’re looking for in potential candidates. Next live broadcast 19th May: IQM Quantum Computers.
Did you know that Finland has won the title of happiest country in the world for four consecutive years? The Finns are also the people who drink the most coffee per capita in the whole world. 75% of the country’s surface is covered with forests, so nature and fresh air is always nearby. And the country aims to be carbon neutral by 2035. Find more facts about Finland.
In Finland, every region has its own unique landscape and there are four seasons to experience every year: from the snowy winter, when you can spot the famous Northern lights, to the green, blooming spring; from warm, golden summer days to the beautifully colored fall. Explore Finland.