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1 Jobs in Finland Jobs in the past, present and in the future.

2 1637 Tammerkoski became a marketplace 1779 Tampere was founded 1783 The first factory Häggmann’s paperfactory 1820 Finlayson textile factory 1860 Finnish currency ’markka’ 1866 The first newspaper 1882 Edison’s electric light 1889 Factorywork prohibited from children under 12 years 1917 FINLAND BECAME INDEPENDENT! 1961 Tampere central hospital 1965 University of Technology 1991 The first GSM-call in the World was made by Finnish Prime Minister Harri Holkeri to Tampere Mayoress Kaarina Suonio 1995 Finland joins the EU 2002 EURO

3 History of Tampere Tampere was founded in 1779 Founder was the Swedish King Kustaa III The first people moved to Tampere in 1780 1865 fire destroys the center of Tampere Because Tampere was an important industrial city it became a target for many bombings by the Soviet Union during WW II.

4 Jobs in the past In 1830’s different jobs were for example dyer, tanner, tailor and shoemaker. There were also many factories:  paper factory,  metal industry: they made ships, steam engines, locomotives, paper machines, turbines and bicycles.  textile factory - Tampere was the most important textile city in Finland.

5 Pictures from the past Finlayson textile factory Wall clock Dress from the 19th century

6 Scale Model of Tampere City

7 Jobs today Today in Finland there are many different jobs such as doctor, police, teacher, nurse, plumber, builder and many more traditional jobs like this. Tampere´s medical and information technology is very advanced. Also game industry is advanced. By the way, did you know that the Nokia mobile phones are from Finland?

8 Today´s innovations: Game industry   Tampere

9 Jobs in the future We think the jobs in the future are more and more advanced than today. Future fields of employment will be in energy and environment, social service, health care, construction, marketing, sales, services, transport, education and the cleaning industry.

10 Tampere Attractions Näsinneula tower Pyynikki tower Two lakes called Pyhäjärvi and Näsijärvi The amusement park Särkänniemi Metso library Tammerkoski Rapids Tampere Town Hall

11 Tampere Coat of Arms in the past and today 1779  1960  Finland’s Coat of Arms



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