Jobseeker or career changer, check out our services!

You can find vacancies in the ICT sector here.

Labour market training in the ICT sector can be found here.

We support you in your job search, as we have contacts in the labour market. We provide you with assistance in your career planning and map your expertise. We can also tell you how to become educated in the field of ICT.

Work try-outs 

In a work try-out, you can clarify your vocational and career choice options and opportunities to return to the job market. Before you start a work try-out, you will conclude a written agreement with the work try-out organiser and a TE Office representative.

Job coaching  

A job coach will help you / spar with you personally when you are looking for a job that suits you. With the support of your coach, you will discover and highlight your skills and strengths in the labour market.

Job coaching is implemented by:

  • Oulu and Oulunkaari sub-regional units: Cimson Koulutuspalvelut
  • Oulu South: Aamos Group Oy
  • Koillismaa: KSAK Oy

Career guidance 

Contact TE Office Career guidance for support in making a career choice, developing your competence or if you are considering changing your career.

Job search training 

Job search training refers to group training in which you can participate at all stages of your career when looking for a job, considering your career choices, planning to develop your competence or considering a career change.

Career coaching 

Career coaching refers to group training in which you will get information, counselling, guidance and support for clarifying your vocational guidance and career options, applying for education and developing working life competences.

Pay subsidy 

If you are an unemployed jobseeker, you may be entitled to pay subsidy. Pay subsidy is a form of financial support that a TE Office may grant an employer to cover the pay costs of an unemployed jobseeker. You may receive a normal salary in accordance with the relevant collective bargaining agreement and the employer will receive part of your salary back from the state.

Apprenticeship training 

You can participate in apprenticeship training and complete a vocational or professional degree or parts of it in an authentic work environment. 

Reimbursement of travel expenses when looking for a job 

If you are applying for a job further away, you may be entitled to compensation for travel costs of your trips to interviews. When you receive an invitation to an interview, you can apply for support for the costs of your jobseeking trip. Familiarise yourself also with the Commuting and relocation allowance.

Benefit for part-time work 

Part-time work can also be a way to find employment. When you are employed part-time or take on temporary work, your unemployment benefit will be adjusted according to your income. In other words, you may be entitled to adjusted unemployment benefit. Visit Kela’s or the unemployment fund’s website for more information.

Services for budding entrepreneurs

Are you interested in entrepreneurship or planning to start a business? As a budding entrepreneur, you may be entitled to a start-up grant or unemployment benefits, if you meet the requirements.

Visit online services for companies, where you can find plenty of information and advice!

A jobseeker’s independent study can be supported by unemployment benefit

An unemployed jobseeker aged 25 or over can apply for support for full-time studies with the maximum duration of 24 months. The TE Office will then assess, for example, if the studies improve your chances of finding future employment.

Short-term study supported by unemployment benefit

An unemployed jobseeker aged 25 or over can study with the support of unemployment benefit for no longer than 6 months. Please notify the TE Office, for example, of the start and end dates of your training.

To work abroad 

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Recruitment from abroad

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