Contact information 

Please notice that PAM and Unemployment Fund helplines are experiencing high call volumes especially in the morning. Answers to many questions is found on our web site.

Membership services

030 100 630 10 am to 2 pm

Employment advice

030 100 625  10 am to 2 pm

Unemployment benefit advice 

020 690 211 10 am to 2 pm

Employment and careers services

Updated: 07.05.2021

As a PAM member you are not alone if you are at risk of becoming unemployed, you become unemployed, you are laid off or if you are looking for a new direction in working life.

Watch the webinar with Ina Mikkola 
Book an appointment for personal coaching 
Find a job on PAM’s jobs site 
Service sector labour market situation 



A recorded version of the webinar will be available from week 18 onwards: Straight talking on working life: Value your skills – find your own way in working life 
The webinar is straight-talking and hands-on. The presenter is Ina Mikkola, a campaigner for the service industry well known from the Tilipäivä programme. The webinar is opened by PAM President Annika Rönni-Sällinen.


Career counselling

Book an appointment for personal coaching

In the careers service you get free, personal coaching in job search-related topics.

The coach can give you ideas and practical input to help you towards new objectives. You get support in e.g. job searching or looking for study opportunities. There is also a simulator to provide job interview coaching.

The service is available in Finnish, Swedish, English and Russian.

Personal coaching

The coaching can help you in areas including the following

  • Identifying and evaluating your skills
  • Job search documents: CV and job application
  • Searching for hidden jobs
  • Finding job vacancy ads, e.g. on PAM’s jobs site
  • Studying as an adult: how do I apply, how do fund myself during studies
  • Video interview simulator. You can train using Finland’s most widely used video interview platform, with practice interviews by recruiters

You can get 1.5 hours of coaching. The first session lasts 30 minutes. You can agree follow-up sessions with the coach. Coaching is free of charge.

Book an appointment here 

When you book an appointment you are asked for your name, e-mail address and telephone number. Your membership is checked on the basis of these, so please make sure your membership details are up to date.

Read here about how coaching helped PAM member Tia


Service sector job vacancies

PAM’s jobs site makes it easy to apply directly for jobs in your sector. You can refine the search results e.g. based on location,  occupation, type of employment or company. You can set up a Job monitor that e-mails you job vacancies directly. On the site you can also find tips for job searching and working life.

The content of PAM’s jobs site is provided by Duunitori. The content is automatically updated on the site via the Duunitori job search engine. PAM is not liable for the content of job vacancy ads or the reliability of the employers advertising.

Service sector job vacancies


Service sector labour market situation

You can use PAM’s labour market service to track changes in the labour market based by sector, professional group or employment situation. You can track the jobs situation and trends by job profile and commuting zones.

The service makes it easy to compare trends in the service sector labour market by year or locality.

Demand for jobs in the service is based on browsing data for all job vacancy ads on the Duunitori site and supply is based on the number of new vacancy ads, which is visualised in an easily understandable format.

Service sector labour market situation


Member benefits