Does knowing Finnish guarantee anything?

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Flossy1978
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Re: Does knowing Finnish guarantee anything?

Post by Flossy1978 » Sat Nov 14, 2015 11:55 am

You have quite specific questions for someone who is just curious.



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cors187
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Re: Does knowing Finnish guarantee anything?

Post by cors187 » Sat Nov 14, 2015 7:21 pm

Hyyrynen wrote: what would it be like if I also held a EU/Schengen passport? How many doors would open? What would it be like?

Thanks.
It makes no difference once your in the country legally.
Actually if you hold an EU passport , its like saying "possible retard".


Ronn1e
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Re: Does knowing Finnish guarantee anything?

Post by Ronn1e » Mon Nov 16, 2015 5:33 pm

Isn't it funny how everyone on the forum will rub it in your face for newcomers how they must absolutely know Finnish or they will never get a job, but when somebody says they do speak and know it, you still get replies that it probably won't help much or will lead to a dead end job. So what the hell people? Nothing you know or do will lead to success according to some folks here... :| Just go and try see how it goes, apply to some jobs from home country. I think knowing Finnish is a massive advantage that would reduce culture shock and open more doors. Also would you mind sharing what methods you used to learn? I bet you had some future plans and not just randomly decided to use your free time on a random language that happened to be Finnish...


biscayne
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Re: Does knowing Finnish guarantee anything?

Post by biscayne » Mon Nov 16, 2015 5:47 pm

It is all relative.

Finnish + great qualifications in a sought after profession = probably a job

No Finnish, but ace programmer, software developer etc. = probably a job

No Finnish + no qualifications = probably no job

Finnish but no qualifications = possibly a menial job

Transfer by your company + no Finnish = probably great job, nice ex pat package, good salary........


interleukin
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Re: Does knowing Finnish guarantee anything?

Post by interleukin » Tue Nov 17, 2015 8:54 pm

I took away large parts of this thread, as you can see. Please keep it civil from now on.
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cors187
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Re: Does knowing Finnish guarantee anything?

Post by cors187 » Sun Nov 22, 2015 7:09 pm

Its more important for the country to become a "good earner"
I wonder that the vast majority of integrated persons are polished to hard with the Finnish brush which is creating the very thing thats causing the situation.
ie ~Flocks of Finnish speaking masters with no ability to support a real business in a competitive market.
If Finnish market is so small, why create Finnish robots.


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