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Racism at work: only 10% of Somali job applicants get interview

Only 10% of job applications from people with Somali names lead to a job interview in a large-scale study carried out by Finland's Ministry...

Positive trend continues for unemployment figures

The ongoing fall in unemployment figures continued in April, with new figures showing fewer unemployed jobseekers, fewer long term unemployed people, fewer young people...

ETLA: Immigrant-run businesses create jobs, but pay low wages

A new report from the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy ETLA finds that businesses run by immigrants create a lot of jobs, but...

Half of new Police University students are female

One of Finland's most male-dominated professions is in the process of changing. Half of the new students who started classes this week at the Police...

Stora Enso announces up to 400 job cuts at Oulu mill

Paper and forestry company Stora Ensa says it has started negotiations to axe up to 400 jobs out of 600 at its Oulu mill. In a...

Nokia confirms 280 job cuts in Finland this year

Telecoms giant Nokia has confirmed it will cut 280 jobs in Finland this year. In October last October, the company said it planned to embark...

Hundreds of summer job vacancies waiting to be filled in Vantaa

The city of Vantaa is looking for hundreds of young people to fill summer job vacancies. There's 450 places on offer, including maintenance work at...

Vaasa facing job cuts as Wärtsilä axes 1200 worldwide

Finland's Wärtsilä Corporation has announced it's cutting 1200 jobs at its operations around the world, with 150 job losses coming to Finland. The company is...

Wonderer wanted: Seinäjoki ‘dream job’ up for grabs

Seinäjoki is offering a unique job to someone who wants to discover the city. For a salary of more than €8000 plus accommodation, the successful...

‘Everyone swallows a little pride’ as unions agree to government’s watered-down...

Finland Interior Minister Petteri Orpo (NCP) says that "everyone has had to swallow a bit of pride" after the country's largest trade union umbrella groups...