Visit of Anthony-Claret Onwutalobi to the Finnish Parliament

Foreign graduates can substitute for the shrinking working-age population in Finland

How to improve the employability of foreign immigrants graduate from Finnish higher institution. The author identified the factors and obstacles that hinder international graduates tapping from the shrinking labour force in Finland. Some of the factors identified include the lack of Finnish language skills, little or no strong professional network, insufficient knowledge of the culture of the host country, Lack of career guidance at higher education institutions and employers’ lukewarm approach towards recruiting immigrants graduates.