Notarec - get to know us

We offer genuine, real, and skillful modern recruitment, HR and coaching professionals to partner up with you.

Who Are We?

What do you get when you start collaborating with Notarec? Human to human service – Real, fair, and value-adding service. We are united by our passionate attitude towards our work and we have a spirit of getting things done. “No bullshit” -mentality guides us, you will not get empty jargon but fair and frank communication. We go to the core, dig deep, highlight companies’ own identity  – human to human.

Vappu Kassinen

Partner, Coaching, Consulting & C-level executive search

As a coach, I am genuine and love to listen. I am packed with positive energy and liveliness. I can easily find strengths from the people I coach, raising their professional self-esteem and trust their own doing. I want to play a part of creating more open and content work communities. Coaching is my dream job, and it sure shows.

Tel. +358 400 656 784

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Kaisa Seppälä

Partner, Employer Branding & Recruitment

I am a professional in modern recruitment and HR, for whom the role of HR is to be a strategic partner of the business. My expertise in HR centers around Employer Branding, recruitment, company culture, and how to lead it. My goal is to be at the forefront of building future work-life and recruitment – openly and trusting in people.

Tel. +358 50 433 5138

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Anna-Leena Poukkanen

Recruitment & HRD

Familiarly known as Ansku – a recruitment professional who gets excited about other people and company stories. I have successfully taken care of professional recruitments in IT, engineering, and other industries. Occasionally I speak IT and engineering “languages”, even though one cannot make me into a coder. Genuine interest, being able to listen and understand needs are my key competences at work. I want to accelerate companies’ growth by being strategic recruitment and hr partner. People make the business – let’s make sure together that the best asset of your company feels well!

Tel. +358 40 585 4631

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Antti Männikkö

Recruitment & Headhunting

I am a recruitment, executive search and customer success specialist. I like to develop processes, and I am driven by success stories. I’m motivated to get results and find the best solutions for our clients and candidates looking for their next career move. Should you need help with your recruitment processes or with hard-to-fill positions, I’m your guy.

Tel. +358444915588

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Anna-Maija Västilä

HRD & Recruitment

I am an advocate for HR practices that are genuinely human-oriented and enhancing wellbeing – my goal is to create better work life that makes the business and employees bloom. As a consultant I want to build real and caring relationships that are based on common trust, both with the enterprise customers and candidates. My core skills concentrate on talent acquisition, as I have successfully matched candidates and open positions mostly to various Engineering roles. I have also wide experience in inhouse HRD and admin work, from everything between HR reporting, onboarding and beyond. Always doing HR from the bottom of my heart!

Tel. +358 50 402 8338

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Meri Merkkiniemi

HRD & Executive Search

I’m an MBA with a background working in the fields of information technology, healthcare and education. I am a specialist in various training issues and information system deployments. I have a wide experience in managing HR issues, especially recruitment, onboarding and team work. I’m efficient in project work, developing processes, planning & organizing. On top of that I am highly experienced in customer service and handling customer relationships. My goal is to help clients build modern organisations and work-life, and to help employees to strengthen their competence.

Tel. +358 44 493 2704

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Sofia Järnström

CEO, Founder

I am a modern recruitment expert. My secret weapon comes from growing up in Lapland, especially the mentality – I’m a doer, I get things done and have the courage to try. I get passionate about recruitment design,  Employer Branding strategies, and headhunting. I want to help companies to become the best versions of themselves as employers and thus, build a fairer and more productive society for us all.


***currently on maternity leave***

Tel. +358 44 745 4492

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