The importance of networking
Networking is something that we all do, in one way or the other. Being active in forming new relationships and jumping out of your own "bubble" gives you more opportunities, also in the labour market. This sections introduces the importance of networking regarding employment.
- Watch the video and discuss about it with your mentor, friends or colleagues: Video about how to find a job in Finland as an immigrant
In the video, a person tells about her ideas and experiences about applying a job in Finland.
- Watch the video of 10 tips for networking: 10 tips for networking
- Ahmad, A. 2005. Getting a job in Finland: the social networks of immigrants from the Indian subcontinent in the Helsinki metropolitan labour market. Research reports, Department of Sociology, University of Helsinki; no. 247. Helsinki: University of Helsinki, Department of Sociology.
- Pfeffer J. M & Parra A. P, 2011. Strong Ties, Weak Ties, and Human Capital: Latino Immigrants Employment Outside the Enclave. Rural Sociology 74(2), 2009 pp. 241-269. Rural Sociological Society 2011.
If you want to download the slides to your computer or print them, click the file below.