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Sometaduuniin - Sosiaalinen media työnhaun ja rekrytoitumisen apuna

The aim of Sometaduuniin project is to develop the competences to utilize social media in work search and getting employed and to guide students. The project has produced three training packages in Finnish language: Sometaduuniin studies for students and packages for guiding personnel and concerning the pedagogical use of e-portfolios. Additionally the project has developed virtual encounters for employers and students.

  • Implementation date10/1/2016 - 12/31/2019
  • FunderESR 2014-2020
  • Research areaPedagogy
  • Project typeKansallinen TKI

In national project the competences of the staff of higher education organisations, students and employers are enhanced to apply for a job and to market and brand themselves by using developing the use of social media and virtual encounters for students and employers.

The project investigates and makes visible the practices of utilizing social media for work search and getting employed for higher education staff, students and working life representatives. Based on this knowledge training packages are planned and developed so that they can be used nationally by students and guidance personel. To support recruitment virtual encounters are tested to enable the employers and students to meet each other.

The role of Laurea in the project is to especially to develop and test virtual career and recruitment events. If you would like to take part in the events, please contact us. Additionally we aim to develop portfolio practices.

The project is led by Outi Rantanen in Tampere University of Applied Sciences (outi.rantanen(a)tamk.fi). Other participating universities are University of Eastern Finland and Lapland University of Applied Sciences. The three-year project will last until the end of September 2019. It's funded by European Social Fund/North Ostrobothnia ELY Centre.

Visit the project website (mainly in Finnish)

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