The goal of Work in Estonia is to introduce Estonia as an attractive living and working destination to potential, talented would-be employees worldwide. We also work towards simplifying the process for local companies to employ overseas experts. Work in Estonia is a program led by Enterprise Estonia.
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All the job offers that have been posted in English to the most popular job portals (CV.ee, cvkeskus.ee) are automatically fetched to our website. However, if you have not posted your job offer on one of them, please send us your job offer via e-mail and we will post it manually on workinestonia.com. For that, please provide an URL to an active job offer and also let us know when the offer has ended, so we can remove it.
If you have an active job offer, feel free to send us the link. We will promote it through our social media channels. Take note: we can only share links to job offers that have full descriptions and your HR contacts on them. Please provide an URL to an active job offer.
To make Estonia more visible and attractive for an international talent pool, Work in Estonia produces and provides marketing materials that are free to use – videos, expats´testimonials, campaign visuals, landing pages, articles, research materials and more.
Work in Estonia performs marketing campaigns (AD, PR, events) in selected countries. Subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date with all relevant news.
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Moving to another country can be a little challenging. Finding out where to live, how to manage with the necessary paperwork, where to go out and how to get by in general, usually takes a little research. To welcome all the newcomers and help them settle in smoothly, we have published a special handbook Destination: Estonia – Relocation Guide. The online book is also a useful tool for all the employers looking to hire foreign specialists to work in Estonia. It covers all the basic subjects from formalities to free time gathered into a beautiful publication with additional links and sources to make relocating to Estonia easy for everyone.
The relocation guide is available in 3 languages: English, Finnish and Russian. If you would like to have some printed copies (English), please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and we will provide them for you.
We have prepared sample contracts in English. Feel free to use them.
In case you have any other questions about recruiting and relocating foreign specialists to Estonia, feel free to contact us via email@example.com.
Services for employers by other institutions:
The Welcoming programme consists of: basic language training at A1 level; a basic module that provides primary information for settling in Estonia; various thematic modules – working and entrepreneurship, studying, research, family life, children and young people, and international protection. Participation in the programme is for free. Read more
They advise foreigners, who wish to do the following in Estonia: to settle, live, work, engage in entrepreneurship, research, or study. They offer their services via phone, email, Skype call or by appointment. The services are for free. Visit website
EURES (European Job Mobility Portal) is a cooperation network designed to facilitate the free movement of workers Europe. EURES operates in all EU member states, as well as in Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. Read more
Read about local employers´ experience with hiring from abroad.