Boost your job search with new virtual Career Boost!

Our 5 week coaching programs are now virtual and meet via Zoom!
Module II will begin on November 5th, and has a few seats available, so apply quickly!

CAREERBOOST peer group coaching, non-stop admission, module II 2020

We also will have a social media in jobseeking -training coming up December 2nd. at 9-12:00. You will learn how to utilize social media in your job seeking the best possible way. Come and learn about LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and how you can benefit of social media in your job search!

Apply via this link: https://www.tyonhakuveturi.fi/event/careerboost-digital-social-media-training/

To be eligible to Career Boost program, the participant needs to fill the following prequisities: 
-live in Uusimaa region
-registered as unemployed job seeker in the TE-office
-highly educated (at least bachelor level)
-your unemployment has lasted at least 12 months when the group starts OR altogether 12 months during the last 16 month period

Career Boost is group peer coaching and meant for highly educated English speaking international talents and immigrants, who are looking for a job in Uusimaa region and who have been unemployed for a year or more. To qualify for the Program, the participants need to be registered in the TE-office as unemployed job seekers.

Careerboost Program is designed to support independent job search of job seekers with  international background.

In the Group you will learn how to vocalize your competences, how to market your capbilities and know-how, how to make your CV, Cover letter and LinkedIn profile excellent and how to stand out of the crowd.

The group also helps to create and grow a network and to remain motivated during job seeking.

CareerBoost significantly enhances your chances to find a job or to identify other solutions, such as find further education or to start entrepreneurship. The groups operate in English.

– Each group consists of 7-10 academic participants
– The Group meets once a week for five weeks for 3,5 hrs at a time
– In addition to meetings there are home assignments, which complement the program.

Based on our experiences we know that active effort and input makes the difference, so please be prepared to work hard in this program.


Module I for beginners and those who have  little experience in job seeking: documents (CV, application) are in use, but not tuned, no LinkedIn account or not maintained, not using or using just a little social media for job seeking. no pitch talk prepared application period for module I is ongoing.

MODULE I, 5 meetings

Orientation prior to the 1st Meeting. Introduction to the Program and a pre-assignment.

– How to write and vocalize my competences and accomplishments?
– Where to find hidden jobs? My employment plan
– Tips and tricks to an effective CV and LinkedIn-profile. How to build an outstanding job application.
– How to succeed in a job interview. How to create an outstanding personal sales pitch.
– The final assignment and Group coaching with empowering reflection.

Module II for those already experienced in job seeking: documents are well tuned, LinkedIn account is active and profile maintained, pitch talk readily made. In this module the pitch talk needs to be ready, as it is videotaped. Also, you know how to express your know how and competences, you know your values and who you are as a talent.

Application for module II starts around May timeframe

Check out our Module II introduction video

MODULE II 5 meetings

Orientation prior to the first Meeting. Introduction to the Program and greetings from a recruiting professional

– Values affect my decisions. My own talent. What kind of talent is needed now and in the future?
– Personal Meeting with career coach, comments to CV and LinkedIn profile. Application work shop.
– Personal sales pitch to video
– How to utilize networks and social media in job seeking. How to prepare for personal assessment tests.
– Professional branding and communication plan. Group reflection

Further information of the program is given by

Project Manager Päivi Korhonen, phone 0400 338677

e-mail paivi.korhonen@tyonhakuveturi.fi

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