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Recruiting an employee from Europe

  • Service
  • Nationwide except the Åland Islands
  • Public service

The EURES (European Employment Services) service will help you when you want to recruit an employee from an EU/EEA country. The EURES Advisers at the TE Office will give you advice and help you to plan and execute the recruitment process and select the target country. They will also initiate the recruitment process together with the EURES service of the target country. The EURES Advisers can reply to job advertisement enquiries, accept applications on your behalf and make pre-selections with you. In addition, EURES can organise an interview or information event abroad, attend events and even give the foreign employees advice in matters related to moving and to the Finnish working life.

The EURES service organises online and on-site recruitment events in Finland and in EU/EEA countries. The employers can participate in these events themselves or submit the job to an EURES Adviser for marketing.

Another support measure for European recruitment is the European Job Mobility Portal EURES, in which it is possible to advertise job openings and employers can study the jobseekers’ CVs. In addition, a job advertisement can be published on the national job vacancy sites of the different countries.

There are support services available for recruiting, e.g. Your first EURES job support. There are also co-financed training and coaching opportunities available for organisations.

Do the following

Contact your local TE Office or the EURES Adviser of the TE Office. The EURES Adviser will give you more information on initiating the recruitment process and you can agree to participate in different recruitment events. You will also get more information on utilising the EURES Portal and receive advice related to the recruitment support services, coaching and training opportunities.

To whom and on what terms

The EURES service is available for all companies and other organisations that have not found the right employee in Finland or that are interested in recruitment support services. Information on the requirements for receiving the Your first EURES job support is available in the EURES section of the TE Services website.

The service is free of charge.

Information on the requirements for the Workplace Finnish or Swedish training and the International work community coaching, and of the costs to the company/organisation, can be found from the Developing an international work community section of the TE Services website.

Basic information

The service is provided byTE Office
Other responsible organisationsPirkanmaa TE Office, Lapland TE Office, Pohjanmaa TE Office, Etelä-Pohjanmaa TE Office, Häme TE Office, Etelä-Savo TE Office, Varsinais-Suomi TE Office, Pohjois-Savo TE Office, Keski-Suomi TE Office, Kaakkois-Suomi TE Office, Kainuu TE Office, Pohjois-Karjala TE Office, Satakunta TE Office, Uusimaa TE Office, Pohjois-Pohjanmaa TE Office
Responsible for the serviceTE Office
Area Whole Finland (except Åland)
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: TE Office
Updated: 17/8/2021