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Tens of thousands of jobs are up for grabs

The Uusikaupunki automotive plant has a problem: where to find new employees? “We're hiring on all fronts,” confirms Juha Laitala, an HR specialist at Valmet Automotive. Last Wednesday, the automotive maker announced that it will recruit 300 new employees at its plant in Uusikaupunki due to a growing demand for Mercedes-Benz A-Class vehicles.

4.3.2014 17:34

“That was like a Christmas present,” comments Jaana Hernelahti, the director of employment and enterprise services at the Employment and Economic Development Office (TE Office) of South-west Finland.

Indeed, despite the disappointing unemployment figures there are still scores of unfilled jobs in Finland. On Monday, over 13,000 job openings were listed on the website of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy.

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