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TransferWise smashes the Guinness record for the largest human currency symbol

TransferWise, the Estonian-founded, London-based money transfer platform, broke a Guinness record over the weekend in Estonia, by creating the world’s largest currency symbol made out of people. The company gathered employees from across its five offices in Europe and the US to complete the giant euro symbol, made up of …

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Estonia’s international friends gather for high-profile summer meeting

In 2015, the Estonia’s Friends International Meeting will be held for the sixth time. The idea was born in 2010 in a meeting between President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, entrepreneur Margus Reinsalu and the management of Enterprise Estonia. The aim of the event is to recognise investors, politicians and artists, whose …

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Work in Estonia ‒ attracting talent from around the world

Estonia, a tech-savvy and ever-globalising country, has lately been busy developing many initiatives to help and encourage foreign talent to relocate here. Work in Estonia, launched on 28 April by Enterprise Estonia, a government agency, is the most ambitious welcoming program yet. This article is published in collaboration with Life …

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WATCH: What makes Estonia a good place to live and work?

Work in Estonia, launched recently by Enterprise Estonia, aims to simplify the process for local companies to employ overseas experts and to introduce Estonia as the perfect destination for fulfilling one’s potential. Find out from the video why you should consider Estonia as your dream job express. Because it is …

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Estonian e-business register wins a UN award

The Estonian Centre of Register and Information Systems (RIK) was selected as the first place winner for the 2015 United Nations Public Service Award in the category of “Promoting Whole of Government Approaches in the Information Age” for the initiative “e-business register”. The submitted Estonian initiative included, in addition to …

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Five things you need to know if you’re hiring an Estonian

There’s a saying that Southern Europeans are like peaches, whilst us Northern Europeans are like coconuts. That is to say, that the more expressive Southern nations tend to produce people who are warm and welcoming, and soft on the outside  –  but with a core that is nonetheless difficult at times to …

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