Newsletter June 19, 2023

How the Midsummer holiday affects the days on which the daily allowance is paid

Midsummer Eve is not a bank day. Money does not move in the bank. Midsummer therefore has some impact on the days on which the daily allowance is paid. It also affects our opening hours.

Government programme promises tightening of income security

Improving employment and balancing public finances has been the theme of government negotiations. Balancing has been accompanied by many ideas of spending cuts. One of the targets for spending cuts has been income security.

A combination of part-time work and adjusted earnings-related daily allowance can help with work transitions

When working part-time, you can get additional financial support from the earnings-related allowance, which is adjusted each month according to the amount of work you earn. For Pekka Heinola, the adjusted daily allowance has provided security in the transition phase of his working life.

Free up time for more meaningful activities in your everyday life with AI!

Text: With the Practical AI course, you will get to know the secrets of artificial intelligence that has revolutionized our world and how you can make your everyday life and work easier with the help of AI. The course, which is open to all, is a university-level and free way to learn about the topic in a practical and low-threshold way, always within your own schedule.

Get the most out of our wide range of career services!

As a member of the YTK, you can also choose a combined membership. For an annual fee of just 24 euros, combined members get access to extensive career services such as training courses, legal counsel for employment issues, work and leisure time insurance and other benefits and discounts on top of the unemployment fund’s services. Work life services are provided by the YTK Work Life Association.

Online job search coaching and personal career guidance

The combined membership includes, among other benefits, online job search coaching, where you will receive practical tools and personal career coach guidance to support your employment. You will learn to identify your skills, design a CV and job application and prepare for a job interview, for example.

Strengthen your skills through online training - ChatGPT as a new jobseeker's tool

Get useful job search tips and tricks from the online job training library's training courses. All content is free of charge for combined members.    

Get started by checking out the brand new ChatGPT as a jobseeker's tool! Get practical examples and learn why and how to use AI in your job search. The training is for all jobseekers. 

You can also find in the training library:    

- Tips for an effective job search  

- LinkedIn basics   

- What does a direct recruiter look for in skills? -podcast series     

NB! You must be registered as a member of the online training library to view and listen to the content. If you are already a user, log in and click directly to the trainings using the links above. If you are not already registered, you can do so in YTK's OMA+ service for combined members (Webinaarit ja koulutukset).

Let us help you succeed in your job search!