Published December 21, 2016

Instructions and timetable

The call for applications is open from 2 January to 15 February 2017.
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Author's profile page: Suvi Kiesiläinen
Specialist, Administration, Sitra
Suvi Kiesiläinen leads the Working Life Prize project, redesigns Sitra’s project management system, and supports and develops Sitra’s project activities.

The call for applications is open from 2 January to 15 February 2017

How to apply 

  1. Read the award criteria.
  2. Fill in the Working Life Prize application (in Finnish) electronically as instructed (the link opens on 2 January 2017).
  3. Submit the application by 4 p.m. on 15 February 2017.

What next?

  • Some of the candidates will be interviewed on the basis of applications between 15 February and 24 March 2017. Please prepare for a call and visit to your workplace.
  • A team of experts from Sitra and the Ministry for Social Affairs and Health will make its proposals to the Board of the Fund for the Working Life Prize on the basis of the applications and interviews. On 29 March 2017 the Board will select 5 to 10 finalists.
  • The stories and experiences of the 5 to 10 finalists will be summarised in April in co-operation with communications specialists and the finalists.
  • Which example inspires others to develop working life? The general public can vote for the most inspiring workplace in a two-week period spanning the end of April and early May.
  • The prizes will be awarded at an event on well-being at work on 9 May 2017.

Inquiries
Ismo Suksi, Ministerial Adviser, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, +358 295 163 464, ismo.suksi@stm.fi
Mikko Rissanen, Senior Officer, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, +358 295 163 287, mikko.rissanen@stm.fi
Suvi Kiesiläinen, Specialist, Sitra, +358 294 618 273, suvi.kiesilainen@sitra.fi