Category: Stories

Why should you come to work to Finland?

Come to work in Finland… Finland is always near the top of several Quality Of Life rankings. This has become one of the strange things Finland is known for, along with the highest number of heavy metal bands per capita and the sauna! How can a country that is rarely in the news, isn’t famous for […]

A fair workplace creates a good working environment

Korea comes searching for Swedish insights At ALTEN Sweden, we are convinced that an equal and fair workplace creates a good working environment. We really believe in it and are continually working for a better gender balance. As well as contributing towards a more equal society, we believe that equality and integration = success! “Our employees’ success is […]

Discover Pedro, consultant at ALTEN Belgium and founder of the charity Worldwide Solidarity for Education.

Pedro has been an IT consultant since 2012 at ALTEN Belgium and works as an IT Manager at BNP Paribas Fortis. In 2015 he participated in his first charitable mission in a school in Malawi. He returned there in 2017 with the help of ALTEN Belgium and BNP Paribas Fortis. As a result of these successes, he decided to create his […]

UniSalute Run Tune Up in Bologna

Getting Ready! At 9 o’clock in the morning of 9th September, 11 of our colleagues met-up in Piazza del Nettuno in Bologna. In a few minutes a special event would take place —the sixteenth edition of the UniSalute RUN TUNE UP.  This is an annual half marathon with over 5000 participants from all over the country, both professional and amateurs. Getting to know people […]

How I obtained the Profession Liberal Visa

How I obtained the Profession Libérale Visa What is this little known visa? The Profession Liberal Visa is a little known official document available to foreigners who want to work in France. It could be the visa for you if you are searching for freelance work in France. It differs from other work visas in that you are not tied to the […]

Science Festival (Vetenskapsfestivalen)

Encouraging secondary school students into Engineering At ALTEN Sweden, we have a burning passion for the art of engineering. We continually encourage young people to pursue a technical education. It is this passion that inspired us to collaborate with the Gothenburg Science Festival. As a result we invited 100 secondary school students to our robotics workshops at our head office in Gothenburg, […]

Why I became an engineer: three people tell their story…

Why I became an engineer. Three stories Encompassing creativity, curiosity and wanting to make the world a better place, to problem-solving and exciting prospects.  Three people tell their story… Louise: Project engineer Louis Campion became an engineer due to her curious nature and her love for creativity. She chose Art and Science in Secondary school as it was […]

“Speed, versatility and flexibility is what defines us”

Senior Manager of the Automotive Area of ALTEN SPAIN, José Luis S., played a prominent role at the XII Congress of Quality in the Automotive Sector, reading an interesting paper to all the attendees on new business models: “In a sector as dynamic and at the same time as demanding as the car industry, engineering […]