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Respecting privacy There is a visible distinction between working and private spheres of life in Finnish culture and you have to be aware of that. Finns are trying not to mix up those two spheres and perhaps that is the reason why they are usually don’t get together with their co-workers after working hours. At least it is not so immediately apparent. Of course, there are some cases and the best way is to stay open for friendships and invitations but do not impose this kind of relations. Respect privacy! Remember - that it is considered rude to contact your co-workers after work time in work-related matters. At least, no one is going to pick up the office phone after hours. The most burning issues you should always try to solve right away at work. Read more about Finnish business culture: http://businessculture.org/northern-europe/finland/

Most work places have their own “pikkujoulut”, the pre-christmas party in which the employee and employers alike mingle, have fun, eat and drink together.

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