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Where to find work?
You can look for jobs on the Internet and in newspapers. To find job websites on the Internet, type “avoimet työpaikat” in the search engine’s text field. Many websites for jobs allow you to fill in and send a job application and to enclose your CV.
TE Services (Employment and Economic Development Office) can help you find a job. Appointments are not needed for all services of TE Services. In the online e-services, you can, for example, change your job search information, check the validity of your job search and view your unemployment security statement.
If you need an appointment with TE Services, always make an appointment with TE Services directly by telephone or by contacting TE Services. Changes to scheduled appointments are also made directly to TE Services.
You can call TE Services when you need information about its services or guidance on how to use the online services. The number of the telephone services is +358 295 025 500 in Finnish, +358 295 025 510 in Swedish, +358 295 020 713 in English and +358 295 020 715 in Russian.
The Iisalmi TE Services are located at
The TE Services job website lists thousands of vacancies all throughout Finland. You can find vacancies in your municipality by typing the municipality’s name in the search field “Sijainti” (Location).
The town’s own employment activities are centrally managed through the Iisalmi employment services. Iisalmi employs in its own work units mainly Iisalmi-based jobseekers who are receiving labour market support on the basis of unemployment. The free services are available to employers and jobseekers.
The service point is located at
Read more: Where to find work?
Job opportunities for young people
The employment services of Iisalmi offer young people (17 to 29 years) personal guidance and advice on the planning of a training or employment path. For more information, contact the service point at Pohjolankatu 9, 74100 Iisalmi.
Ohjaamo Iisalmi is a service point for young people in Iisalmi town centre.
You can come to Ohjaamo whenever you need information, advice, guidance or support in any life situation. We help with issues connected to education, work, summer work or other issues relevant to everyday life and well-being. Ohjaamo Iisalmi is located next to the cinema at Pohjolankatu 6 L 5, 74100 Iisalmi.
Starting a business
The business counselling services of Iisalmi are here to support you and help you on your journey to entrepreneurship. The services provide free and confidential advice to Iisalmi residents at all stages of the business life cycle.
Issues discussed in business counselling:
- business idea and business plan
- profitability and financing calculations
- start-up grant
- organisation of financing
- marketing and sales
- selection of form of enterprise
- licensing, taxation and insurance matters
- notices of incorporation.
Business counselling services are open on weekdays at 8:00–15:30.
Town Hall, 2nd floor
Pohjolankatu 14/PO Box 10
Please make an appointment in advance by phone, the contact details of the advisers can be found at:
Read more: Starting a business
If you need a tax card or tax number, you can apply for one at the Iisalmi Tax Office.
National service number of the Tax Administration: 029512000
Read more: Taxation
If you become unemployed
Citizens of EU and EEA member countries can register as jobseekers electronically in the e-services of the TE Services.
If you are unable to register as a jobseeker online or are a citizen of other countries, visit TE Services.
You can call national service numbers when you need help using online services or information about TE Services. The national service number is +358 295 025 500 in Finnish, +358 295 025 510 in Swedish, +358 295 020 713 in English and +358 295 020 715 in Russian.
The Iisalmi TE Services are located at
Read more: Unemployment benefit
Pension is paid by employment pension insurance institutions and Kela, the Social Insurance Institution of Finland. More information about pensions and applying for them is available on the Kela website and the InfoFinland page: