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Uudenmaan Ruoka Design Sprint

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During this spring, Talent Vantaa team has organized two different Design Sprints in collaboration with the Shortcut. Together with amazing international talents we have developed several prototypes to help solve real life challenges in creative ways. By using design sprint methodologies, the

5 things I’ve learned from our specialist Katri Lahtinen during last weeks´ Design sprint

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Whether creating an entirely new service or improving an existing one, service design focuses on what customers really want when interacting with a business. Understanding what the end user needs and likes is paramount in today’s economy, hence the importance of having a skilled service designer in

How Vantaa became my home –part 2, Mustafa Ince’s story

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According to research, one of the most important aspects of the settling in process of the newcomers in Finland concerns the professional life. Having an integration plan is one of the most important tools, as well as having the support to navigate through the Finnish job market is crucial for any

Leadership and Labor Law in the Finnish work environment

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During the last year, The City of Vantaa had a fruitful collaboration with Laurea University of Applied Sciences through Talent Vantaa Project.

How Vantaa became my home

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Vantaa is a rapidly developing part of the Capital Region, home for more than 237.200 residents. With more than 120 languages being spoken in the all the 7 areas of the city, no wonder Vantaa is considered an attractive and multicultural place by many internationals. With excellent transport

Get to know our International Talent Ali Basem Al-Darraji

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Just like most entrepreneurs, Ali is highly skilled and passionate about what he’s doing. I’ve met him in Herttoniemi where a year ago he decided to create his own future. He took his passion for cars next level and together with his friend Ahmed opened a mechanic garage. This is Ali Basem Al

Get to know our International Talent – ph.d Anna Lenkewitz-Salminen

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Today I had the pleasure of spending a couple of hours with one of the most beloved figures in the NGO world, Anna Lenkewitz-Salminen. Even though she could never imagine herself living anywhere else but Germany, she fell for Finland. ‘Pretty much after I came here for the first time (2011) to work

Skill mapping focusing on your transferable skills with expert career coach Emilia Deseille

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Any experienced career coach will ask you to write down all the things that you enjoy doing, you feel you’re good at, others compliment you for or come to you for help. What are your super-powers? It doesn’t matter whether you consider it marketable or not, if your colleagues value your presentation

Talent Vantaa and Euroscalers helping companies to go abroad

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Talent Vantaa met the founder of Euroscalers program this fall as they launched their second round to support the growth of Finnish companies. Rasmus Basillier, the founder of Euroscalers, has seemingly developed a worthy concept to do that based on the results of previous round conducted last

Get to know our International Talent Ekaterina Podnebesnikova

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If you are active on LinkedIn, you might have read by now some of her articles from the ‘Inspired by Experts’ series. Today’s story features Ekaterina Podnebesnikova, a very determined young lady, originally from Saint-Petersburg, who came to Finland 3 years ago.