Author: Kalliopi Papadopoulou

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Finland’s got foreign talent? Attracting skilled workers

Canadian Alexandre Marchand, 25, is the kind of immigrant Finland needs more of: highly-trained and hard-working. However, the bureaucracy in Finland does not always make life easy.   Marchand is working in an international Finnish company's financial department, on a half-year fixed-term contract. He got a continuation...

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17 April

Blic

Blic specializes in business critical advocacy. We assist companies in navigating through political and administrative decision-making processes. Our services cover advocacy and lobbying, policy analysis, public affairs strategy, stakeholder engagement, alliance building and EU advocacy....

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09 April
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MedEngine

MedEngine combines medical science expertise with creative insight in order to provide our clients with the tools they need to thrive in the global marketplace. Diversity and attention to detail are our strongest assets, and our world-class team of scientists and communication experts move nimbly...

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08 April
top-talent

Huippuosaaminen – kupla vai mahdollisuus?

Suomessa pitäisi olla vapaana harvinaisen paljon huippuosaamista. Kuitenkin meillä on liki yhdeksän prosentin työttömyys, eivätkä ulkomaiset investoijat suoranaisesti revi ihmisiä käsistä.   Mitä sanot asiasta, ManpowerGroupin Suomen ja Baltian toimitusjohtaja Iikka Lindroos?   Tämä ei ole ihan yksipiippuinen juttu. Riippuu ensinnäkin siitä, mitä huippuosaamisella tarkoitetaan. Entä mikä on...

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21 March
luc-lockheed

Full speed ahead for Amcham Member of the Year

Lockheed Martin may be a global player in aerospace, defense and security, but it’s more than the Defense Industry Dialogue that makes Amcham its Nordic landing pad.   International Business Development Director, Northern Europe, Luc Van de Winckel, says it’s also about the non-core business opportunities that...

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19 March
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Get it right by taking the steps

“US-access is a bit like a game of Monopoly,” says Mike Klyszeiko, who runs the Launchpad USA program. Really?   Well, yes, kind of.   Unlike in Monopoly, in which a roll of the dice determines the pace at which you move around the board, the Launchpad USA program...

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15 March
cyber-security

Digital Dream or Online Nightmare?

During 2014, it became clear that the safest place for your information is in the analog world – digital means public. You don’t have to be a geek to read the news: the Heartbleed bug was named ‘the worst vulnerability since commercial traffic began to...

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09 March

Combs & Company, LLC

Combs & Company is an insurance brokerage that has an expertise in the “weird & unusual” using their keen background in hospitality and entertainment to problem solve any insurance risk from these two areas of expertise as well as vast experience with Foreign Nationals and...

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06 March

AST – Accounting Services Tilimatic

Whether your business is already established in Finland or you are planning to enter the Finnish market, reliable and accurate financial information is essential for success. We offer you a vast spectre of accountancy and advisory services, tailored to suit the needs of your business. ...

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04 March

The Traina Team

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03 March
roi

Where global investors meet

Jobs, growth and development – foreign investors are a resource worth tapping into.   The new-look Global Investors' Program Advisory Board plans to do just that when the seven executive-level members meet with Country Managers.   The board wants input to shape Amcham’s FDI agenda, and identify the opportunities that make...

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02 March

tmg-emedia, inc.

Share tmg-emedia, inc. Founded in 1989 with three core lines of business: Consulting, Development, and Technology Management. More specifically: Through our consulting practice (www.tmg-emedia.com) we analyze existing systems, workflows, and business models and we then recommend winning innovative strategies and the right best practices. Typical engagements include...

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26 February
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An Ombudsman for FDI? Amcham Finland explains why

Finland consistently tops global anti-corruption polls, but when it comes to making fast and transparent decisions related to foreign direct investment, the bureaucratic process is often drawn-out and murky.   That’s why Amcham Finland, on behalf of its members, is proposing that the next government appoint an...

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26 February
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New North, New Opportunities: Launchpad USA expands to Estonia

Amcham Finland’s network is set to grow thanks to a new partnership with AmCham Estonia that will help more companies succeed in the world’s largest consumer market.   The development will also unlock new opportunities for Amcham Finland’s US-based community, and investors interested in tapping into the fast-developing...

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19 February

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

One of the largest labor and employment law firms in America, with lawyers strategically located in more than forty offices across the United States. Serving as advocates for management, the firm has a national reputation for legal excellence and responsive client service. Ogletree Deakins’ labor...

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03 February