Excerpted from the Finland Career Guide
Business and Professional Groups
The Finnish Association of Business School Graduates (SEFE)
http://www.sefe.fi (Finnish, Swedish, English)
SEFE, The Finnish Association of Business School Graduates, was originally founded in 1935, and is a central organization for graduates (and students) in economics and business administration in Finland. It has approximately 50,000 members, 25 regional associations, and 13 student societies. SEFE implements services concerning educational and professional needs, social issues and labor market conditions according to the needs of its members.
The Finnish Association of Business School Graduates
Tel: +358 201 299 299
Unions and Labor Organizations
Suomen Ammattiliittojen Keskusjärjestö (SAK)
Central Organization of Finnish Trade Unions
http://www.sak.fi (Finnish, Swedish, English)
The Central Organization of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK) is the oldest employee confederation in Finland. SAK is a confederation of 20 trade unions in industry, the public sector, transport and private services. These unions have a total of more than one million members.
The Central Organization of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK)
Hakaniemenranta 1A, 3rd Floor
Post Office Box 157
Tel: +358 20 774 000
Fax: +358 20 774 0225
http://www.rotary.fi (English, Swedish, Finnish)
This website is the gateway to all of Finland’s Rotary clubs, which are made up of six districts and 300 clubs with more than 12,000 members. The Rotary office is located in Helsinki and serves as a multi-district organization. Most of the Finnish Rotarians speak English.
Iso Roobertinkatu 9 C 17
Chambers of Commerce
http://www.kauppakamari.fi/ (Finnish, Swedish, English)
FINNCHAM is a national cooperative body of chambers of commerce in Finland. The 19 regional chambers combined have approximately 18,000 member companies and organizations, representing different sectors of trade and industry. The chambers in Finland are members of Eurochambers, the cooperative body in Europe, and ICC, the International Chamber of Commerce.
Central Chamber of Commerce of Finland
Tel: +358 9 4242 6200
The Finnish version of the well-known YellowPages.com directory, Keltaiset Sivut, provides a comprehensive list of businesses nationwide. The search is available in Finnish, Swedish and English, but the company listings are entirely in Finnish. Businesses are searchable by region, category, key word or company name. This website also provides map and route searches, restaurant guides and hotel booking services. The site also includes the local white pages. Using the website requires registering with a Finnish telephone number.
This is just a short sample of what you’ll find in over 100 pages of information in the complete Finland Guide.