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Jannika Lahti

Employment Coaching

Early-stage personalised employment coaching

Wondering how to get a job in Helsinki? Need help in starting a business? Or maybe you’d like to get a jump start on studying? We got your back! With Employment Coaching, Helsinki we offer you help with these questions, and many more, free-of-charge.

What does the employment coaching offer?

The coaching is tailored to each customer’s needs and can include following topics:

  • Early-stage employment counseling
  • Methods and tips for job-searching
  • Updating application documents
  • Identifying skills and strengths 
  • Further education and training options in the Helsinki capital region

During the coaching we dive into the characteristics of the Finnish labor market and local job search practices, such as the application process and practices in Finland, jobs in the hidden labour market, mandatory certificates (e.g. a  hygiene passport) and networking.

You can contact us by email in all related matters, and especially with quick, targeted questions. If you already know you have multiple questions to throw at us, you can book an appointment straight from the coaches’ calendar.

Who is the employment coaching for?

The service is offered to international newcomers wondering how to get a job in Helsinki.

The service is designed to fit the needs of but not limited to:

  • those interested in moving to the Helsinki capital region for work or due to family ties
  • internationals in the Helsinki capital region
  • international students


Employment Coaching is provided in English and Finnish.

How much will it cost?

Absolutely nothing. The coaching sessions are provided 100% by the city of Helsinki, the TE-office and Y4 Works.

Contact us

You can book a 45-minute personal session with our employment coach or, for quick questions, email us.

Booking a meeting

You can directly book an online meeting (a Teams meet, accessible with all online devices) with us. Book your meeting here.

Y4 Works Oy

Y4 Works is a set of ambitious individuals that have brought the new generation of best practices to support companies and employees in their key development challenges. We offer first-class consulting and business services for companies, as well as career coaching and training for employees in Finland.

We have set out as a service provider for several public actors. In this way, many of our services can also be provide to the SMEs.

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