Alma Media Corporation Press Release 22 April 2022
ALMA MEDIA CONTINUES ITS SUPPORT TO UKRAINIANS: TAILORED JOB PORTAL FOR UKRAINIAN JOB SEEKERS
Alma Media's business segment Alma Career specialized in job portals and recruiting solutions, has published a job portal Workania.eu for Ukrainian job seeker refugees entering the Career countries in the Eastern Central Europe. Alma Career countries Czechia and Slovakia have created the service, which incorporates the jobs suitable for Ukrainians from Alma Career local job portals.
Alma Career countries have offered relevant job opportunities for Ukrainians in their country specific job portals right after the war started and now Workania.eu service integrates these in one umbrella portal. At first state the job offers are collected from Alma Career job board services in Czechia, Slovakia, Croatia, Slovenia and Poland: jobs.cz, prace.cz, profesia.sk, moj-posao.net, deloglasnik.si and pracazarogiem.pl. The Baltic countries and Finland will integrate job adds suitable for Ukrainians from their local job portals to the Workania.eu service over the coming weeks. Alma Career recruiting network in Slovakia, Czechia, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Finland reach some 175 000 companies in job advertising (2021).
"There are over 7000 job offers today in Workania.eu service and the number of available job opportunities as well as traffic is constantly growing. The refugee flow from Ukraina to Czechia, Slovakia and Poland is now around 3M of which we estimate some 40-50 % will be looking for a job. There is an urgent need to provide help in finding jobs for the refugees since we don't know how long the war will last and refugee numbers are already in millions in Eastern European countries," comments Alma Career Central director Milan Jasný of Czechia.
The jobs available for Ukrainians in Workania.eu service vary from IT work to receptionist, auto mechanicians, studio stylists and include job titles like HR administrator, electrician, SAP specialist and construction worker.
The Workania.eu service is in Ukrainian language with language versions also in Czech and Slovak. Workania.eu also provides free assistance in finding a vacancy directly in the Ukrainian language through customer service in Slovakia with refugees from Ukraine employed there.
"Workania.eu service has been created to support Ukrainians in the middle of humanitarian crisis and that is its main function. At the same time Workania.eu service is a concrete example of the increasing co-operation and operational efficiency and scale of Alma Career countries laying also a foundation for joint product development. Together the countries can make a stronger impact than they could alone," comments Alma Career director Vesa-Pekka Kirsi.
Робота для людей з України - Workania
More information: Elina Kukkonen, Senior Vice President, Communications and Brand, tel. + 358 10 665 2333
Alma Media in brief
Alma Media is a digital service business and media company with a strong capacity for renewal. We are building sustainable growth from media to services, providing content and services that benefit users in their everyday lives, work and leisure time. In Finland, our best-known brands include Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Iltalehti, Etuovi.com, Nettiauto and Nettimoto. Our recruitment services include prace.cz and jobs.cz in the Czech Republic, Profesia.sk in Slovakia and mojposao.net in Croatia.
In Finland, our business operations include leading housing and automotive marketplaces, financial and professional media, national consumer media and content and data services for professionals and businesses. Alma Media's international business in Eastern Central Europe, Sweden and the Baltic countries consists of recruitment services, an online marketplace for commercial properties and direct marketing services.
Alma Media operates in 11 countries in Europe and employs approximately 1,500 professionals. Alma Media's revenue from continuing operations was EUR 275.4 million in 2021. Alma Media's share is listed on NASDAQ Helsinki. Read more at www.almamedia.fi/en/.
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