Mayor Vapaavuori: “We want to grow in size of impact, responsibility and influence”

The capital of Finland, Helsinki, is suffering from a talent shortage. They have so many exciting opportunities for those looking to level up not just their careers but their lifestyles too. That is why they created a new and innovative campaign to attract all those into data analysis, technology and gaming to present them the city and all the benefits one can enjoy if choosing Helsinki as their new hometown.

Jan Vapaavuori, Mayor of Helsinki said: “I often say that it makes sense to come to HelsinkiHelsinki is small enough to be a test-bed for new innovations, but large enough to deliver scalable results. In the future, we also want to grow in size – not just in the size of corporations, but in size of impact, responsibility and influence. This is why we need the best talent and innovations to make Helsinki their home.”

By joining the Helsinki Talent Pool, software engineers, developers, UX designers, technical recruiters, product owners and AI researchers will not only have the opportunity to win the box and experience for free Finnish life in their living room, but they will also get the chance to present themselves as an ideal candidate to Greater Helsinki based companies searching for talent. Progressive global companies like Google, Bayer and GE Healthcare have established campuses in the region and businesses like these are looking for tech talent to join them in developing cutting-edge innovations.

Despite movement being limited right now, Helsinki is determined to share with the world what freedom means for its residents. Reliable healthcare and free education provide a sense of security for everyone. The close proximity of nearby nature boosts serotonin and helps keeping you healthy (one third of Helsinki consists of parks and other green spaces).

Ranked #1 in the UN’s 2020 World Happiness Report, it’s no secret that Finnish life is special. If you wish to become a “future Finn” and join the Helsinki Talent Pool, apply until mid-April for the world’s first home-delivered city in a box, designed to showcase the freedom that can be experienced living in the Finnish capital on Helsinki Home Delivered.


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