Welcome to Work in Helsinki-Uusimaa Region, Find your future in the dynamic heart of Finland! The event will take place on the 4th of October 2023 at 11.00 – 15.00 (CEST). This online recruitment event will connect international jobseekers with employers in the Helsinki-Uusimaa Region.
Helsinki-Uusimaa Region is the dynamic heart of Finland, located in the very south of Finland by the Baltic Sea coastline. Despite covering merely around three percent (9,440 km2) of Finland’s area, our region is home to around 1.7 million inhabitants, which is about a third of the country’s population. The region comprises of 26 municipalities, including our capital city Helsinki and cities like Espoo and Vantaa. The region is characterized by internationality, as more than a half (58%) of those speaking a language other than our official languages Finnish or Swedish as their native tongue live in the Helsinki-Uusimaa Region.
The area is known for being the driver of the Finnish economy. Our fast-growing region, where innovation is booming, has a share of 39% of the Finnish total GDP. Employment opportunities are also therefore numerous in a wide array of sectors.
In contrast to its urban municipalities, 62% of the land of the Helsinki-Uusimaa Region is covered by forest. The urban and rural environments of the region meet beautifully. Thanks to the effective public transportation network, commuting times are very manageable. Adding to that the great work-life balance Finland is known for, you will have plenty of time to explore, for instance, our region’s lovely nature with family and friends.
We warmly welcome you to participate in the event and explore the opportunities in the dynamic heart of Finland!
(Source of statistics Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council)