Guidance Services

BusinessAsema Guidance Services will offer you instruction and guidance when you are looking for the suitable service or need expert support for your plans.

Guidance at BusinessAsema every weekday

General guidance with employment and business issues on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. You also have the opportunity to meet our pop up advisors without an appointment according to the schedule.

Customer service hours via telephone 08 558 558 10 available on weekdays 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

We offer job seekers early stage support, advising and guidance with both employment and business issues. Together with our advisor, you can search for the services that suit you the best and get support in matters concerning employment and training.

Advisors from BusinessOulu business services provide counselling for starting and growing companies with e.g. financial planning, searching for funding channels, and funding applications.

Remote guidance with employment and business issues

You can find more specific information about the available services and their descriptions in the appointment calendar.

Pop up Advisors available:

  • OSAO Ovi Admissions Services mon-thu 10 a.m. – 3.30 p.m. and fri 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • OSKE Employment counselling for non-Finnish speakers. 9 a.m. – 12 noon.
  • Employment counselling for Ukrainians. 9 a.m – 12 noon.
  • Kela’s service guidance Fridays 12 noon – 3 p.m.
  • Meet advisors from BusinessOulu business services Tuesdays 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
  • Meet advisors from Uusyrityskeskus Business services Tuesdays 12 noon – 3 p.m. On break at 28MAR and 18APR.
  • Business Mentors Thursdays 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.
  • Finance counselling. Twice a month (even weeks) on Thursdays 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.: You can also get advice by calling. Tel.  040 191 7225 or email
  • Housing couselling. Twice a month (uneven weeks) on Thursdays 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Digi-skills for job search pop up. Help with digital job search and job applications available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 12 noon – 3 p.m.
  • Villa Victor 16 APR and 18 MAY at 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Instructions for remote counselling

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