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Employee satisfaction and wellbeing are not a one-man, or one-woman, show

In recent years, occupational wellbeing and its development have been written about and discussed almost to the point of tedium. There is no denying that this is an important topic. But there are times when I feel irritated by articles and topical programmes on the subject. Wellbeing at work is almost invariably addressed as if it’s a matter for employers and managers only. Since occupational wellbeing is important to all of us, this is a somewhat one-sided perspective.

Katri Rientamo – “Quality is continuously reviewed and developed”

Katri Rientamo oli juuri aloittanut hitsaajan opinnot Jalasjärven aikuiskoulutuksessa, kun hän törmäsi ilmoitukseen, jossa Relicompille haettiin hitsaajaa oppisopimuskoulutuksella. Ajatus opiskella ammattilaiseksi töiden ohella ja vahvan käytännön opettamana kuulosti hyvältä.

THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING A CEO

I clocked up ten years as CEO of Relicomp at the beginning of January. Looking back, I feel that the world has completely changed and nothing is the same. Or is it?

TONI KORPELA: JOB DEVELOPER STARTS HIS RESEARCH

I was hired at Relicomp as a system developer in spring 2010, but I soon moved to production design and supervision tasks. Closing the circle, I returned to my original position as a full-time system developer in early 2016.

MARIA PIETARI: FROM DENTAL CARE TO PRESS BRAKING

I wanted to move from a sector where women are in the majority to one where men are, and I was looking for a more permanent solution. About nine years ago, I got a job as a press brake operator at Relicomp as part of an employment course I took part in, and I have been the chief union representative since the beginning of 2013. I worked as a dental nurse in temporary positions for over ten years and finally got frustrated when I did not find permanent employment.