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International students on the labour market

21.4.2022
– on or off course? From time to time, newspaper articles and news items talk about unemployment among immigrants, women in particular, and a simultaneous shortage in the workforce (Yle, 8 March 2022 and HS, 8 November 2021). Social service and healthcare professionals are particularly scarce (see Yle, 27 September 2021). Every year, some 100…
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A coaching-like approach to support internships

16.3.2022
A successful learning experience rewards both the student and their instructor For many university students, the summer also involves an internship or summer job. Workplaces welcome students in various roles: as mentors, colleagues or even internship instructors. The start of an internship is an important stage during which people get to know each other, prepare…
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Recruiter, who fits in your corporate culture?

15.11.2021
We have only been talking for 10 minutes, but my notes already fill up the whole page. A total of ten years of work experience in the forest industry in three different countries, five of which in managerial duties; a master’s degree in environmental sciences that will soon be completed within the target time; extensive…
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Universities are collecting data on careers again

8.10.2021
    Every autumn, around 18,000 university graduates are sent a national career monitoring survey. The survey is sent to graduates who have completed their Master’s degree five years ago and to doctoral graduates who have completed their degrees three years ago. The next round of career monitoring surveys will be launched in October!    The career monitoring…
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Universities are collecting data on careers again

8.10.2021
Every autumn, around 18,000 university graduates are sent a national career monitoring survey. The survey is sent to graduates who have completed their Master’s degree five years ago and to doctoral graduates who have completed their degrees three years ago. The next round of career monitoring surveys will be launched in October!  The career monitoring survey provides comprehensive…
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Blog post about COVID-19 questions

24.5.2021
It is that time of the year when those conducting career follow-up surveys get to the best part of the process – analysing the results of the autumn 2020 survey. The COVID-19 pandemic certainly gave the year a twist and, fortunately, the career monitoring group was awake and prepared last spring. The group decided to…
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