In an interview of Tekniikka & Talous magazine, a start up investor says that Finland could employ 2000-3000 foreign developers right away. It is currently hard, if not impossible for a startup to employ a skilled software developers and the process for employing foreigners is simply too heavy.
Written by Janita on Monday September 26, 2016
Many countries around Europe and elsewhere have struggled with Uber, a ride sharing service from the US. In the continent where Taxi unions and other bodies have strong positions, there have been absurd side effects for Uber in Finland and elsewhere. Now the Estonian state has solved this by legalizing Uber in the country.
Written by Janita on Sunday September 25, 2016
Valmet Automotive started a recruitment campaign that aims to hire 150 new employees to their car factory in Uusikaupunki. The staff is needed to respond to the demand of the Mercedes-Benz A-series car, but the start of the production of the Mercedes GLC SUV is also looming in the horizon.
Written by Janita on Saturday September 24, 2016
A finnish graffiti artist known as "Egs" is known for working around the world. Not only has he done painting all over the world in over fourty countries, but he also specialises on maps.
Written by Janita on Thursday September 22, 2016
According to the latest statistics the cost of labour fell in Finland. According to the numbers from Eurostat, a pan-european organization, the results show that the cost fell the most in whole of the European Union.
Written by Janita on Friday September 16, 2016
Tom of Finland is a known brand that is used by companies such as the Finnish Post, Finlayson and Robert Paulig. Now there is on going work to bring Tom of Finland to the mobile with chat, games and other digital products.
Written by Janita on Wednesday August 24, 2016
The Finnish police noticed a suspicious vehicle on the road. The car being transported on a trailer and proved to be the only Batmobile of it's kind in existence.
Written by Janita on Tuesday August 23, 2016
On Monday 15th of August 2016 the new stricter tobacco law in Finland came to effect. It will introduce quite a new new limitations to import, sales and use of cigarettes and other tobacco products. Imports from outside of the EU is only allowed if the trip lasts over 24 hours, for example.
Written by Janita on Tuesday August 16, 2016
The Virte Solar manufactures and markets roof sheeting with integrated solar panels. The Finnish company's solar roof is the first product available for purchase at large scale.
Written by Janita on Saturday August 13, 2016
The eCommerce and web services giant Amazon has announced plans of coming to Finland. This August the company held two recruitment events in Espoo and Tampere, both of which are sites where there are plenty of former Microsoft and Nokia employees.
Written by Janita on Thursday August 11, 2016