Employment Corner changing its service hours

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2019-08-01 15:51

Espoo’s Employment Corner’s autumn season starts in August with updated service hours. During the autumn season, the Employment Corner is open from Tuesday to Thursday, 11 am to 3 pm. The service hours have been updated to be more customer-friendly: the Employment Corner, which opened in March and is located in the pop-up space at the Iso Omena Service Centre, has proven to be busiest in the afternoons.

The Employment Corner is a service aimed at adult job-seekers over the age of 30, which offers advice and perspectives on matters related to job-seeking and education and training. The Corner provides a personal service without appointment. So far, the Employment Corner and its events have been visited by approximately 800 job-seekers.

Weekly theme days starting on 8 August

The Employment Corner also has weekly theme days:

  • Job-seeking Tuesdays offer help with preparing job applications and CVs and tips for job-seeking on social media.
  • Training Wednesdays offer information about education and training opportunities from visiting representatives of educational institutes. Visitors can also look forward to short briefings and visits from guidance counsellors, among other things.
  • Employer Thursdays provide opportunities to meet recruiting companies and employer representatives.

The autumn’s weekly programme kicks off with a recruitment date on Thursday 8 August. Other events in August include the recruitment market for the construction industry (29 August), an info event on studying while unemployed (14 August) and a visit by a career counselling psychologist (21 August). For more information and a more detailed programme, please visit www.tyollisyydenpalvelutori.fi.

The Employment Corner is a pilot project created in cooperation between the Uusimaa Employment and Economic Development Office (TE Office) and the employment services of the cities of Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa. The project will continue until the end of 2019. Service points of the Employment Corner are located in the Iso Omena Service Centre in Espoo, the foyer of the TE Office in Pasila, Helsinki, and in the TYP’s (Multi-disciplinary service enhancing employability) premises on Vernissakatu in Vantaa.

The Employment Corner’s services can be used anonymously. The Corner is not an official authority.