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We Work Finland

The We Work-series shares glimpses of the real-life stories of international professionals living and working in Finland.

More than 400 000 people with an international background live in Finland. In Helsinki alone, every sixth person has a background other than Finnish.

The We Work-series shares glimpses of the real-life stories of international professionals living and working in Finland.

Companies have greater results in diverse teams

Companies have greater results in diverse teams

Yohannes Loga, originally from Ethiopia, landed in Finland to study Media Engineering at Evtek University of Applied Sciences, after having considered Holland as a place to study. What has your educational and professional journey in Finland been like? I have an...

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Never give up – it is that simple

Never give up – it is that simple

Mohamad Hameesh comes from Syria where he studied and worked as an electrical engineer. Mohamad fled the war in his home country and ended up in Finland after a few pit stops. Today Mohamad works as a mechanic at Hilti.How did you end up in Finland? I graduated a...

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Failure is learning a lesson, not the outcome

Failure is learning a lesson, not the outcome

Abadi Macharka was born and raised in Homs in Syria. After having worked in many organisations, Abadi needed to start his life all over again after losing everything. Now he works as a Sourcing Planner at S group.How did you end up in Finland? I lived in Syria until I...

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