European Globalisation Adjustment Fund in Finland
The European Globalisation Adjustment Fund assists those who have become unemployed due to globalisation to find employment and obtain new skills.
Currently, there are several EGF projects under way in Finland to help retrenched employees from Nokia, Microsoft, and from a retail trade sector.
The fund helps to promote employment by offering jobseekers assistance for job-search, training and entrepreneurship. EGF support enables the targeted service quickly and efficiently.
EGF supported services include
- a variety of guidance services
- services for job-search and vocational orientation
- tailor-made training
- promotion of entrepreneurship
- Start-up grant
- pay subsidy
- reimbursements for job interview travel expenses
More detailed information about the services in different areas and the contact details of the local EGF experts can be found on the region-specific subpage.