Employment and wages grow in August – GUS

According to data released by the Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS), the average employment in companies in August grew by 3.4 percent year-on-year, while the wages grew by 6.8 percent y/y. In month-to-month terms, employment remained unchanged, while salaries decreased by 0.6 percent. The ave...

Locked content Salaries up 7.2% in July – GUS

The average gross salary in July amounted to PLN 4,825, 7.2 percent more versus a year ago,  Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported. Employment grew by 3.5 percent y/y. The wage growth in July was below Bank Pekao analysts’ forecast of 7.6 percent and declined compared to 7.5 percent...

Locked content Sonoco will employ 200 people in Łódź

American concern Sonoco will employ 200 people in Łódź region. The company will hire, among others, production workers, engineers, and managers, Sonoco said. Sonoco started operating in Poland in 2005. It has five plants on the territory of Poland, the biggest ones are in Łódź and Stryków. Currently...

51% of companies in Poland have difficulty recruiting

According to ManpowerGroup’s report “Talent shortage,” some 51 percent of polish companies have difficulty finding qualified manual workers, drivers, production and machinery operators. Only two years ago the figure stood at 45 percent of companies.

Locked content 39% of companies employ from outside EU

In Poland 39 percent of companies employ workers from outside of the European Union, Association For Legal Intervention reported. Medium companies employ the biggest number of foreigners (65 percent)  followed by the small companies (48 percent). One-fourth of the companies employing workers from ou...