Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce’s project Chamber of Multicultural Enterprises (COME) aims in enhancing companies’ ability and readiness to recruit international talents, cope with multicultural working environment and improving companies’ capabilities to succeed in international business environment. COME’s Employer Services assist employers and companies in questions related to multicultural workforce, and offer guidance for example in finding the right authorities and related services. Through EntryPoint Mentoring Programme COME furthers companies’ international business capabilities and international talents’ transition to the labour market to positions matching their education and qualifications. COME is part of At Work in Finland project, funded by the European Social Fund and the Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council. More about http://come2.fi/

About the authors

Katharina Külpmann created the Intercultural Matters at Work content for the Toolkit as part of Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce’s COME project in 2017. Katharina has international academic and professional experiences in the intercultural field and is a soon graduating from the Master’s program in Intercultural Encounters at the University of Helsinki.

Practical & Legal Matters section is based on material that has been provided by COME’s Counselling Services.

The content has been updated by Kirsi Korhonen (KK International Consulting) in June 2021.


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