#Working Life

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Työkirja is the best job-searching and career guide for technology students. Based on TEK’s studies we know that it’s important to acquire work experience and build a professional network during your studies. We want to make this as smooth as possible for you. First and foremost, Työkirja aim


I found my way of helping

"I cannot remove cancer, but I can strive towards ensuring that cancer research and the development of new treatments receives more funding and that the children in the affected families receive the support they need", says Heidi.Heidi wanted to do her part and find a way to make the wo


Overwhelmed by Weltschmerz

The climate crisis, world politics and the rise of extremism can make us anxious. Sometimes our anxiety can leave us paralysed, but it can also be alleviated in various ways. Here are some tips for tackling anxiety from a study counselling psychologist.Too many students today are strugg


Finding meaning in work

Public discussion regarding work has been changing drastically in recent years. In addition to salaries and career prospects, today we also place emphasis on how meaningful we feel the work to be. Organisational psychologist Jaakko Sahimaa, who specialises in the meaningfulness


What to do at a fair?

How to prepare for recruitment events and job fairs? What to do at a fair?

The best time for applying for summer jobs is here. Different recruitment events and job fairs are organised at university campuses in the beginning of the year. Job fairs are an excellent and effortless way to meet


Having a hobby is good for you!

I tried to have a chill hobby but ended up developing myself, by accident!

When I was 16, I let my hair grow long and bought a guitar.The album Luihin ja ytimiin by the metal band Mokoma was the crucial point: I had to start composing metal music and enjoy the benefits brought on by be


Routines make everyday life smooth

A student starting out their studies at a university is facing many new things. Moving to a new city and learning the academic study pace may burden the student’s mind.According to Pia Partanen, Study Psychologist at the University of Oulu, many great variables enter the life


A summer job is an opportunity

It’s again that time of the year when students are cramming for the final exams of the term, the first flowers are starting to bloom and everyone’s digging out summer clothes from their wardrobes. May, at the latest, brings with it spring and thoughts turn almost compulsively from studying towar


We work in teams

Third-level education allows you to learn and practice skills that are needed to tackle the constantly changing demands of modern working life. What kind of skills are required from future professionals? What kind of skills can you learn through your studies to help you succeed in working life?<


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