In other countries, job application documents and their required elements and styles of expression may differ greatly from Finnish practices. Find out the customs of your target region. Information on the job-seeking conventions of different countries is available online. Make use of Google and write, for example”, “Italy + CV” in the search field.
Information, in compiled form, is also available through several portals:
References from prior employers are particularly important when applying for positions abroad. Letters of recommendation should be translated to the language of the target country, preferably with contact details for the referees included. If you have stayed in the same country earlier during, for example, a traineeship or volunteer work, it is advisable to ask for references also from local contacts.
Positions available abroad can be searched through job-seeking portals.