21st June 2022: Finland has received more than 1,000 applications from India's tech talent to join its vibrant start up and technology scene, which attracts global tech-savvy talent. But there is still an opportunity to apply, as Finland extends a warm invitation to Indian talent to join its close-knit community in 'the happiest country in the world'.
The Find Your Finnish Future campaign is now urging talented individuals to submit applications. If successful, the new 'fast-track' scheme could see them living their best lives within two weeks’ of a job offer from tech businesses in Finland.
Finland's recruitment initiative to attract the brightest from India's tech community has already received more than 1,200 applications for roles through the scheme.
Big-named companies such as Nokia, Nordic Semiconductor and Vincit are among 20 organizations inviting talented tech candidates in India to apply for exciting, new positions as part of the campaign.
Successful applicants will join Finland's rich high-tech ecosystem, which has turned the country into a technological superpower breaking new ground in 5G, 6G, AI, robotics, mobile, and industrial IoT.
Technology is one of Finland's main exports, and Finnish companies are at the forefront of world-leading ICT and gaming sectors, including brands such as Angry Birds and Max Payne. The vibrant Finnish infrastructure of ambitious startups and established tech companies attract talent and professionals from around the world.
“Finland’s tech sector is a close-knit community of global talent. At Nokia, we have welcomed specialists with high technology know-how to boost our teams and we value the expert knowledge they bring to our company and to Finland,” says Marko Pitkänen, Head of DFE R&D, SoC Development, Nokia. “In return, Finland offers workers excellent career development opportunities and a good work-life balance, so that they can make the most of living in such a beautiful country, with clean nature and vibrant city life.
Katri Raevuori, Manager, Talent Attraction at Work in Finland, Business Finland, says: "We are honoured that so many outstanding candidates have applied for our campaign positions and to make our beautiful country their home. We warmly welcome India's tech talent to join us on this exciting journey. To help them, we have made the application process even faster by implementing a fast-track service that enables successful candidates to receive a resident permit decision within two weeks."
For more details on how to apply for Finland’s campaign jobs, visit: www.workinfinland.com
Katri Raevuori, Manager, Talent Attraction at Work in Finland, Business Finland
katri.raevuori (at) businessfinland.fi
Riikka Hirsto, Head of Marketing, Talent Boost, Business Finland
riikka.hirsto (at) businessfinland.fi
Business Finland is the Finnish government organization for innovation funding and trade, travel and investment promotion. Business Finland’s over 700 experts work in over 40 offices globally and in 16 regional offices around Finland. Business Finland is part of the Team Finland network. www.businessfinland.fi