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Information for you who are an employer

Employers face the occupational diversification of Finland, they can promote the receptiveness of society and influence what employment is like in the future.

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Employment and work-related immigration This section contains information on the world of work, employment and work-related immigration. Its content will be developed during the summer of 2021.
Working life diversity programme The objective of the working life diversity programme under the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment is for companies and organisations to benefit from diversity and improve the opportunities of immigrants to work according to their skills and to progress in their careers.
Partnership programme The integration partnership programme supports the effectiveness of the work promoting integration and social inclusion by bringing together operators and increasing multi-professional and diverse cooperation.
Learning about integration Learning about integration training provides you with comprehensive basic information and skills on immigrant integration. Online training is aimed at novice integration professionals.
Receptiveness of society Immigrant integration is multi-directional from the perspective of societal receptiveness. Integration can be viewed as a dynamic two-way process of mutual adaptation involving all the immigrants and residents of member states. InfoFinland is a multi-lingual website providing important information in one place for those planning to migrate to Finland or already living here. The website also serves the authorities in the dissemination of multi-lingual information.

News for employers

Number of first integration plans reaches a new high
24.4.2024 | News item
In the first quarter of 2024, more than 5,400 first integration plans were drawn up, which is a record since the measurement began. The employment rate of foreigners has continued to fall due to the downturn. The employment rate of foreigners is more cyclically sensitive than that of Finnish citizens.
Weak economic trend in construction has led to higher unemployment among foreigners
20.2.2024 | News item
The number of unemployed foreign jobseekers is increasing. The growth is explained by the Ukrainian beneficiaries of temporary protection registering as customers of employment services and the increasing number of foreign nationals in Finland.
Labour exploitation is combated with a broad action plan
16.2.2024 | News item
The action plan for prevention of labour exploitation includes legislative reforms, increased cooperation and exchange of information between the authorities, and investments in advisory services to raise awareness of the problem at different stages. Several measures aim to increase cooperation and the exchange of information between authorities.
New comprehensive review of integration has been published
14.2.2024 | News item
The comprehensive review 2023 provides an overview of the current state of integration in Finland. The publication consists of two parts, the first of which describes changes in the state of integration compared with the situation four years ago based on indicator data. The second part consists of research articles.
Report: Language skills are essential in employment of Ukrainian beneficiaries of temporary protection
1.11.2023 | News item
According to a recent report, Ukrainians receiving temporary protection have been well received in Finland. Language skills play a key role in employment.
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