MESH - Employing immigrants via networks and mentoring

The aim of the MESH-project is to support persons with immigrant backgrounds, in other words international talents, positioning into the Finnish labor market. The goal of the project is to develop, experiment and distribute models and practices of mentoring and systematize mentoring and utilization of networks. Professional networks are promoted by enhancing their competences to search, find and develop their working-life connections to support their path to employment.

On the international level of the project, critical factors of immigrants’ mentoring practices are identified, criteria for
effective mentoring is created by utilizing respective countries experiments and terminology of the topic is clarified.
Additionally, together with the international partners, course of action for networking and more efficient encountering between the employers and employees will be developed.

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ESR 2014-2020 Flat Rate
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Project managers
Marja Kiijärvi-Pihkala
marja [dot] kiijarvi-pihkalaatlab [dot] fi