How to find work after a summer job? Get our best tips

20/08/2020

Has your summer job ended or is it about to end? Read these tips to get started with your job search right away.

Find work

Browse vacancies on our website. Activate the Job Watch service to get notifications by email when a job that matches your search is posted in the service. Apply for positions with a custom application and CV. Try to stand out from other applicants with a visual CV. Find hidden jobs by contacting interesting employers.

Vacancies

Tips on writing an application and CV

Use social media to support your job search

Start following interesting employers and follow the hashtag #rekry or other relevant hashtags on your field. Update your LinkedIn profile and turn on the "green light" in the Jobs section to let recruiters know that you are looking to get hired. You can also mention that on the title of your profile.

More tips on using social media to help with your job search

Try Job Market Finland

Create a profile at Job Market Finland and let artificial intelligence connect you and your future employer. The service recommends positions that are the right fit for your expertise.

Työmarkkinatori.fi

Employ yourself

If you are interested in entrepreneurship, get in touch with your local TE Office to help you get started. Did you know that you can try running a business for four months before it starts affecting your unemployment benefits?

Services for new entrepreneurs

Facing unemployment?

Your right to unemployment benefits begins at the earliest on the first day you register as a customer at the TE Office. You can register in advance but you must register at latest on your first day of unemployment. Once you have registered, you will have access to TE expert services, support for your job search and career choices, and versatile events and training.

Facing unemployment

Under 25 years old without a degree?

According to legislation, persons under the age of 25 without qualification from vocational skills training must apply for two study places by 31 August. If you are still a customer of the TE Office on 1 September 2020, your right to unemployment benefits will be reviewed.

Under-25-year-olds without qualification from vocational skills training

Valkolakki vailla työtä blog (in Finnish) (kela.fi)

Do you have any questions?

Our telephone service can help you get started. Under 30-year-old jobseekers can also get advice from Guidance Centres all over Finland.

Contact information of the telephone services

Find your nearest Guidance Centre (ohjaamot.fi)