Staffing and Recruiting Experts in Finland

Discover Finland's top talent and take your business global with our recruitment experts in Finland and 70+ countries. Grow your team virtually in Finland and unlock the potential of borderless talent today.

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Recruitment Agency Costs in Finland

In Finland, professional recruitment agency fees range from 22-27% of the first-year annual base salary of a recruited employee. Recruitment agencies also require an upfront retainer and payment in advance installments of the agency fee based on milestones such as start of recruitment, presentation of candidates, and scheduling interviews with a candidate shortlist.

We know this might sound overwhelming—but it doesn’t have to be. A solution like Lundi eliminates the barriers for you. With Lundi, you can recruit talent across 70+ countries, easily managing recruitment—all in one, easy-to-use platform. Get an overview of what you need to know when hiring in Finland below.

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Employer Tax Costs in Finland

An employer can expect to contribute about 22% in social contributions which includes health insurance, pension insurance, unemployment insurance, accident insurance premium, and, if agreed in the collective labour agreement, group life insurance.

Employee Income Taxes in Finland

Employees in Finland are taxed from 0% to 31.25% depending on their income bracket. Social contributions are between 9.58% and 11.08%.

Employee Probation in Finland

The probationary period in Finland is six months.

Employee Overtime in Finland

In Finland, employees typically work eight hours a day, 40 hours a week—unless otherwise provided by collective agreement. However, the regular working hours for white-collar employees specified in collective agreements are typically seven and a half hours a day and 37.5 hours per week.Regular business hours are typically 8:00am to 4:00pm or 9:00am to 5:00pm, from Monday to Friday.

Employee Notice in Finland

The notice period in Finland depends on the duration of employment.

For dismissals:

  • Up to one year employment: 14 days notice
  • One year to four years of employment: One month notice
  • Four years to eight years: Two months notice
  • Eight years to 12 years: Four months notice 
  • More than 12 years: Six months notice

For resignations:

  • Up to 5 years of employment: 14 days’ notice
  • More than 5 years of employment: One month's notice

Termination in Finland

Fixed-term employment in Finland cannot be terminated. Employers must give a warning to an employee performing poorly, as well as an opportunity to improve before being terminated.Vacation days that remain unused at the end of an employment relationship are compensated for the employee.There is no statutory severance pay unless the employee’s termination is unjustified, or the employer has decided voluntarily to provide it.

How to Recruit in Finland

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Within days, we’ll introduce you to the right talent for your team. The average time to match is one week.
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No matter the industry or the function, the talent you need could be already living in another country. That’s why we created our borderless talent strategy.

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Why Companies Choose Lundi

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  • Fair and Accurate

    Rather than relying on a single question or metric, Lundi takes into account the candidate’s overall history, expertise, and motivation.
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    Our candidate screening process is designed to be inclusive and equitable, ensuring that all candidates have an equal opportunity to pursue their career goals.

Book a free strategy session to see how we can help you

No matter the industry or the function, the talent you need could be already living in another country. That’s why we created our borderless talent strategy.