Työnhakuveturi organizes an English speaking peer group program Career Boost, to enhance job seeking proess for international talents in the capital area. The group is meant for English speaking university educated international job seekers, who are looking for a job in a Finnish job market and who are registered in a TE-Office as unemployed job seekers. Career Boost is group coaching, which is financially supported by the TE-Office and is counted in the active model. The participant will receive a diploma in the end of the program, which can be attached to the unemployment benefit application.
Program is a novel way to resolve unemployment challenges of highly educated
immigrants living in Helsinki-Uusimaa Region. CareerBoost signiﬁcantly enhances job applicant’s opportunities to ﬁnd a job or to identify other solutions, such as find further education or to start entrepreneurship. The groups operate in English.
Based on our experiences we know that active effort and input makes the difference, so independent work with home assignments is expected in this program.
module I for beginners and those who have little experience in job seeking: documents (CV, application) are in use, but not tuned, no LinkedIn account or not maintained, not using or using just a little social media for job seeking. no pitch talk prepared
module II for those already experienced in job seeking: documents are well tuned, LinkedIn account is active and profile maintained, pitch talk readily made. as it is videotaped.
Orientation prior to the 1st Meeting. Introduction to the Program and a pre-assignment.
How to write and vocalize my know how, and accomplishments?
Orientation prior to the first Meeting. Introduction to the Program and greetings from a recruiting professional
Careerboost is part of the activation model.