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A talented developer can earn up to 15.000 Euros a month in Finland

Developers have become a highly sought after resource in Finland. The true race is for "super coders" that can both program and do business development. To find these rare talents, companies working in the field pay handsome recruitment bonuses and take part in competitions for best employer with the best perks, etc.

Written by Janita on Thursday May 11, 2017
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The average IT salary in Finland is 4000 Euro in 2017

The finnish IT workers union, Tietoalan toimihenkilöt, has published it's salary statistics for 2017. According to the survery the average salary in Finland is 4000 Euro and the median wages are 4041 a month.

Written by Janita on Friday March 24, 2017
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KymiRing racing track in Finland seeks for a Formula 1 grading

The KymiRing track that is being built in Iitti, Finland is seeking the highest grading for motor racing. FIA is the body governing the approval and if they approve this, it would allow not only MotoGP races in Finland, but a Formula 1 Grand prix as well.

Written by Janita on Thursday February 2, 2017
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The official Tom of Finland movie trailer released

Touko Laaksonen, a Finnish artist known for his artist notable for his stylized homoerotic fetish art and his influence on late twentieth century gay culture. The artist was more prominently known through his pseoudonym Tom of Finland. His story is now available as a full lenght feature film.

Written by Janita on Friday December 9, 2016
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City of Vaasa in Finland to apply for the Tesla Gigafactory

The City of Vaasa is looking into the possibility of hosting the Tesla Gigafactory in it's areas. The city lists the local energy industry cluster and a nearby lithium mine as advantages to the battery factory located in Vaasa, a rather remote northern city on the west coast of Finland.

Written by Janita on Monday December 5, 2016
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