New energy from career coaching

Our members have the opportunity to receive expert career coaching for job seeking and career planning. The coaching is carried by our partner UP Partners.

Career coaching provides:

  • Support for job seeking: understanding your competencies, effective job seeking methods, finding unadvertised jobs, writing a job application and a CV, preparing for job interviews.
  • Support for career planning and professional development: your own goals and choices, recognising your competence, creating a LinkedIn profile, performance reviews, salary negotiations, changing jobs, gaining qualifications.
  • Improving well-being at work: coping at work, finding a good work–life balance, emotions in working life, problems at the workplace. Guidance on coping at work is provided by a psychologist.

Career coaching is free for our members. You can take part in career coaching in a way that best suits you, and the virtual environment offered by UP Partners enables you to use all services regardless of your geographical location.

Individual counselling


  • By phone or via Skype.

  • Sign in using your member number and book an appointment with a coach: https://www.urapalvelut.fi/akavanerityisalat/

  • We recommend that you get to know the services offered in the aforementioned portal by yourself before booking your first career coaching appointment. This way you will get the most out of your appointment.
  • Discussions with your coach are confidential.



  • UP Partners’ comprehensive video library offers answers to various questions related to working life.
  • In connection with every video, there is a task that will help you to apply the tips offered in the video to your own situation.

Web-based tools


  • Career Strom Navigator is a web-based tool that helps you understand your own competence and consider your career options.

You can find out more about what career coaching can offer you by signing in to the service using your member number. https://www.urapalvelut.fi/akavanerityisalat/ 

You can find your member number on your membership card or you can contact our membership officials jasenpalvelut@akavanerityisalat.fi or tel. +358 (0)800 135 370 (the number is free to call).

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