Only one in ten see personal branding as a positive
According to experts, building your brand as a professional and highlighting your expertise are the most important career skills of the future. Despite this, only 12% of respondents in the YTK Association’s member survey enjoy marketing their skills.
Unemployment mitigation must aim at increasing people’s happiness, according to panellists at SuomiAreena
The mitigation of unemployment must focus on making people happier, not serving the needs of the system,” the panellists agreed. The panel discussion at SuomiAreena also stressed that work is needed to remove the shame associated with unemployment.
Earnings-related unemployment security in the summer
Summer may have some impact on the application process for earnings-related unemployment security. In practice, nothing changes and you can apply for the daily allowance normally during the summer. Next, we’ll go over a few practical points that we receive a lot of questions about over the summer.
A clear majority of our members feel that YTK should take part in the debate about the transformation of work
Are careers becoming more diverse? What does the future look like for traditional paid employment, job hunting, earnings-related daily allowance or combining jobs?
Check your Incomes Register data
For a few years, we have been using data from the Incomes Register to process allowance applications. When you submit your earnings-related daily allowance application, please check that your income information is correct in the Incomes Register.
Have you remembered to apply for mobility allowance?
When you take a job that is further away, you can apply for mobility allowance from us. It is therefore not a fitness allowance, but an incentive to increase labour mobility. According to a recent study, the allowance is little used and poorly known.