“For us, skills are more important than diplomas!” An insight from IKEA Brest HR

By: Pierre Rolland, edited by Katja Palovaara Could you describe the job application process in IKEA? "First, we review the CVs of candidates and then we interview them by phone. During this interview, we will focus on a series of concrete points; identify motives for getting the job and working in IKEA. If this interview … Continue reading “For us, skills are more important than diplomas!” An insight from IKEA Brest HR

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GroupM Company Visit

GroupM, the world's largest media investment group invited Metropolia Business School students for a company visit. The afternoon in the beautiful penthouse office in Kaartinkaupunki consisted of learning about GroupM, the aspects of being a media house, how the industry operates as well as them offering our students career possibilities. We had a very warm welcome because two of … Continue reading GroupM Company Visit

Coffee time

By Prativa Bhusal IBL15 There is one thing that you might call the national drink of Finland, it’s coffee. If you are a newcomer in this country, the level of coffee consumption you witness here might literally surprise you. Coffee is everywhere in Finland. It’s kind of a norm, an inseparable part of the Finnish … Continue reading Coffee time

CreativeMornings/Helsinki, Breakfast Lectures for the creative community

Not many know about the CreativeMornings concept, especially here in Finland. When the topic was brought to my attention I had no idea what this event was all about. But, as I got to read more about it, I became more intrigued and decided to participate in a CreativeMornings speech in Helsinki. There, I got … Continue reading CreativeMornings/Helsinki, Breakfast Lectures for the creative community

Company visit to Disas Fish Oy

by Oskari Orimus EBA15A Company visit to Disas Fish Oy Disas Fish Oy is a Finnish company, producing different kind of products from fish. In 2015 they had around 125 employees, so in terms of Finnish companies they are getting pretty big. Their product portfolio includes trout caviar, smoked salmon, whitefish caviar etc. Our group … Continue reading Company visit to Disas Fish Oy