Business Kuopio


Find Talent

Is your company looking to hire talented individuals? Do you need help with recruitment? This page contains useful tips for job-seeking.

Employment services for employers

The local government pilot on employment in Kuopio involves more than 6 000 job-seekers from Kuopio, and we can help you find suitable candidates for your company. The Employment Service of the City of Kuopio provides individual support for recruitment and identifying various available subsidies. You can also advertise any vacancies in your company, including summer jobs, via the Employment Service. The Employment Service also distributes summer job vouchers for ninth-graders. More information about recruitments and employment services from the Employment Service’s website

Northern Savo TE Services

The enterprise specialists at the Northern Savo TE Services also serve companies with any recruitment issues. The TE Office can help your company, for instance:

  • to look for suitable candidates in the database
  • to conduct interviews and organize recruitment events
  • to promote the visibility of job advertisements using the service
  • with international recruitment
  • by providing advice on apprenticeship training, pay subsidies and work trials

The employer and enterprise services of Northern Savo are available at tel. 0295 043 502 on weekdays from 9.00 am – 4.15 pm.


The Savilahti talent pond Pondi connects talents and jobs easily, interestingly and flexibly. As an employer, you can use Pondi to connect with talent early on and allow future professionals to get a grasp of your business. Pondi gives employers direct access to students across the boundaries of educational institutions and disciplines and improves the awareness of the workplace among talented individuals. Read more about Pondi

The services of Savo Vocational College

Sakky, Savo vocational college, offers companies services and materials to promote the employment of international experts. Sakky wants to facilitate the meeting between immigrants and employers in working life. In addition to the services provided by Sakky (telephone interpretation services and training), the website also contains materials for business use (in Finnish). Contact information of Sakky

Jobs in Finland

Is your company looking for international talent? You can advertise vacancies in Jobs in Finland, a service provided by Business Finland. / How do I add my company’s job vacancies to

Recruitment to Finland

When you hire an employee from outside the EU, the biggest different with regular recruitment is that the employee needs to apply for a residence permit including the right to work. They cannot start working before receiving a positive decision on their residence permit application. As the employer, you take part in applying for the residence permit. In practice, this means that you need to conclude a written employment contract with the employee and fill in the information concerning the employment relationship in the residence permit application. Employer – read more about recruitment to Finland