As of 2021, the Finnish Game Industry has continued to experience growth, with the industry generating a revenue of 3.3 billion euros, representing an increase of 37.5% compared to 2015. Over the last decade, the Game Industry has cemented its position as one of the most significant export industries in Finland, with 95% of the production directed towards exports.
The intense competition in the global Game Industry has intensified, particularly in the mobile game market. Many new companies have been established in the field in recent years, and most of these companies have been in operation for less than five years. As of 2021, the Game Industry has experienced significant employment growth, with 4,000 people employed in the industry, and the shortage of gaming professionals and developers remains one of the industry’s most significant challenges.
The Game Industry is not limited to PC, console, or mobile games but extends to applying game mechanisms in other business environments. There is a growing need for game developers in fields such as Human Resource Management. Organizations can use different types of simulating educational games to develop personnel skills or utilize game applications in recruitment processes, where recruiters can assess candidates’ competencies in a gaming environment.
The Finnish Game Industry continues to thrive and expand, creating a high demand for talented professionals who can operate successfully in the dynamic and rapidly evolving environment. Gaming professionals and leaders need to possess the ability to make rapid and innovative decisions to remain competitive. Talentor is committed to helping gaming companies find the right recruitment solutions by leveraging our extensive experience in recruiting gaming professionals and leaders, and our wide networks in the industry. We aim to support the growth and development of the Finnish Game Industry through strategic and effective recruitment decisions.growth and development in the industry.