Happy in Spain

Blog by Jatta Kupias, August 23rd, 2019


After 18 months in Spain I am still a stranger but not as confused as I used to be

THERE ARE thousands of foreigners at Costa del Sol but, above all, the Fuengirola region is home for tens of thousands of Spanish....

Giving Feedback Is a Skill that Can Be Practiced

A blog by Jatta Kupias

It is very important to give and get feedback. It is also very nice to give and get it in case the assessment is positive. That is how we felt at SmartWorkPlaza when we went through the evaluations of our performance during the last months...

The Best Ideas Are Born in a Diverse Environment

Blog by Jatta Kupias

Finland has got a new government, and one of its main tasks will again be, how to create more jobs: how to ensure that there will be enough work force to take care of the growing number of non-working people.  Today’s low birth rates, combined with...

To Have a Nice Place to Work In

Pauliina Manso ja Outi Hannuksela, both living on Costa Del Sol, have known each other for more than 20 years. Six months ago, the two women combined their know-how and experience, and now a joint Co-Working business is creating opportunities and new innovations for an international working community.


Co-Working Space is not the same as Open Space

I have earlier worked in an office hotel and expected something similar when I joined a Co-Working Space in Fuengirola. Very soon, I noticed that I had come to a new world.

Literally speaking, co-working simply means that people work together....

City of Fuengirola Encourages SMEs to Network

In Fuengirola small and
medium size enterprises form 95 % of all companies. The tendency seems to
continue as last year over 1100 new SMEs started their work in the city.


From an Idea to Establishment – How to Boost Your Business in Spain

Mr. Oscar Ramirez, who has a long experience in building ecosystems between businesses, gave an awesome presentation about business opportunities in Spain in SmartWorkPlaza last week.

WE WERE a nice group of –mostly Finnish – people and Oscar gave...

How to sell in 1 minute – workshop about elevator pitch!

In every business you need to sell. And to be able to success you need to sell well. In today´s busy world selling is about catching client´s attention. First seconds are important. That is why we need to practice our elevator speech and remember also to whom...

Corporate models to start a business in Spain

Starting company in Spain? What you need to know about company forms. Our specialists Rocio Palomo from CMAsesores and Elisa Nyman from La Caixa Bank gave important information in Business Breakfast 13.2.2019

And as always,...

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