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Salla, retail industry

Change of plans

When Salla sent her application to us, she had been studying for a year to become a nurse: “However, I noticed that I did not particularly enjoy studying or working in the field.” She thus made the decision to quit studying and apply...

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Ritva, cleaner

Back to work from retirement

Ritva is a 70-year-old pensioner who works at Folka as a temporary cleaner. Ritva retired from her profession as a...

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Vesa, carpenter

LONG-TERM EMPLOYEES

We generally imagine that employment through a staffing agency merely means short working relationships that last only a few days...

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Dmitrijs, precast worker

COMING FROM ABROAD TO WORK IN FINLAND

Dmitrijs originally comes from Kuldiga, Latvia. Like many Latvian precast workers, he made the decision to...

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Akseli, childcare worker

PART-TIME WORK IN COMBINATION WITH STUDIES

Akseli was employed directly by Folka during high school in 2018. The lack of work experience due to his...

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