The Finnish world of work: You will get to know the Finnish work culture and rules that apply in the world of work. The materials provide you information on the necessary permits, employment contracts, minimum wage and social security, among other things.
Knowledge of yourself and survey of your own skills: You will find your strengths and be able to define your competencies. You will learn how an online portfolio provides a way to "evidence" to an employer of your accomplishments, skills, and abilities.
Work opportunities in your own field: You will survey the tasks or jobs best suited for you. You will also take a look at the employment status of graduates from the University of Eastern Finland, particularly from your own field.
Seeking a job: You will learn about the various channels and phases of seeking a job. You will learn to analyse job advertisements, prepare personalised application documents and prepare for a job interview. You will get an introduction to job seeking in social media.
Learning assignment: Complete the learning assignment and submit it to your instructor. The assignment will help you get to know Finnish employment services. You will focus particularly on the channels of employment typical of your own field, such as professional publications or social media. You will learn to analyse job advertisements and to write personalised application documents that meet employers' needs. Please notice, that you will get the credits only AFTER you have got your learning assignment done and accepted.
Assessment of skills and feedback for the course: Now is the time to assess whether you have achieved the targets for the course and which sections you should learn more about to gain a deeper understanding of them. How do you intend to achieve the targets that require more work? When you have submitted the learning assignment and assessment of your skills, visit WebOodi to give feedback on the course.