01.09.2014 12:56

Posiva summer jobs worth an honourable mention

Posiva Oy received an honourable mention for the second time in a row in the “Vastuullinen kesäduuni” (Responsible Summer Employers) campaign. This summer, Posiva employed 15 summer trainees.

Posiva competed in the medium-sized company category. The winner in this category was Helen Sähköverkko. In the large company category, the most responsible summer employer was Reaktor; in the small company category, the distinction went to Dream&Dream.

“A nice working environment and great colleagues. The summer seemed short”, is summer trainee Marjaana Savila’s comment on her experience at Posiva. According to Marjaana, what's great about Posiva is the variety of professionals working together.  

“Above all, I have been able to gain excellent working experience from office work”, Marjaana says.

Certificate and Mr Vesa Ruuska
Safety manager Vesa Ruuska accepts the certificate for the honourable mention at Linnanmäki amusement park.

Posiva summer jobs worth an honourable mention

Six successful employers received an honourable mention: Posiva and Etelä-Pohjanmaan Osuuspankki in the medium-sized company category, VVO and Tekes in the large company category,  and Pääkaupunkiseudun Partiolaiset and the recreation and youth operations of the municipality of Vesilahti in the small company category.

The national  Vastuullinen kesäduuni campaign aims to promote public discourse on the importance of summer employment for young people. In 2014, the campaign, organised by the Finnish Children and Youth Foundation, Alma Media, and Sonera, attracted 176 employers who offered a total of 33,000 good summer and seasonal positions. The core of the campaign is proper summer employment principles that allow both employee and employer get more out of the experience. These principles include meaningful work and reasonable pay, good applicant experience, appropriate induction training and guidance, fair and equal treatment, and a written employment contract and reference.

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