ixthus wrote:although I was told that on my field most companies do not require the language as long as you can speak English,
Upphew wrote:Leg, not legal.
rinso wrote: But when they have to choose between someone speaking only English or someone speaking Finnish and English (and often some Swedish too), guess who gets the job.
ixthus wrote:Guys one more question, in general, How are Finnish people about foreigners? please dont get offended by the question, I have met two Finnish people on my life and they were awesome people, and we didnt have a problem when we went to Tampere, but after reading a few post in this forum I started to be concern about it as my wife is Brazilian black, so you can tell miles away she is not Finnish , Is this a known issue? or what I read it was just a few ignorants trying to make themselves look bad and its better just to ignorer them.
ixthus wrote:After your suggestions I probably gonna study the option of apply for a job first and if I’m lucky enough to get one (especially after the news about Nokia) then I will start applying for my master degree and planning our moving
Thanks for your advice guys
Kutittaa wrote:Your chances of getting benefits are really low, or well zero I should say so I don't give you any false hope.
Normally the absolute minimum requirement to moving here is that you at least have a job first, or that you speak Finnish.
Kutittaa wrote:Lastly, your wife has no real right to stay here. She is not EU, she is not Finnish and she speaks no Finnish. Because you aren't Finnish she can't be a family member. She could apply to study or something, I don't know. Pretty much what anyone tells anyone around here is "If you aren't EU you get 3 months to marry someone who is Finnish or you'll be out on your ass like everyone else".
Kutittaa wrote:I see, she's in the same-ish boat because he's EU. But that doesn't give her a free meal ticket. It would be better for her to get UK citizenship. Or would Finland see that as a 'shortcut' (unsure of the right phrase) to getting into Finland?
What rights does she have then if she's married to an EU national?
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