The Tampere region holds plenty of job opportunities for talents from all sorts of backgrounds.
Tampere Region for professional opportunities
Currently the ICT and high tech sector are the fastest growing industries, but there are plenty of others to find suitable positions from. The city region is growing and so are the opportunities it holds. Bear in mind, that tqite often it’s the right profile with the right personal chemistry that seals the final employment decision. So be active and network!
Finding the first possibility to show off your capabilities can be a tough task. Talent Tampere and other public and private sector stakeholders hold different types of networking events for talents. Click here to find business events in the Tampere region.
Professional checklist for job seekers
Every situation and relationship is different, but there are a few things about the Finnish job market that every job seeker has to have in order. Regardless of sector or field of business, some necessities have to be prepared before applying for work.
Although many companies and sectors are opening their recruitment to non-Finnish speakers, 90% of the population communicates in Finnish, and 5% in Swedish in their day to day lives. If you want to apply for Finnish citizenship, you must be able to speak Finnish or Swedish or to use Finnish sign language. We encourage you to When you apply for citizenship, you need to attach a certificate of your language proficiency. For more information on language skill requirements, see the Infopankki page Official certificate of language proficiency.
At most jobs, you need to know Finnish. If you want to study in Finland, you will probably need Finnish language skills. Pay extra attention to the Curriculum Vitae CV section. A great and well structured CV can make a big impact when applying for a job. contains an important list of things every well prepared CV should have.
Down below is a list from the Finnish Infopankki for job seekers. Take a look at that, and do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
Also check the Infopankki website for additional and detailed information about job seeking in Finland by clicking here.