Locked content European Commission: SMEs still struggling

In a recent European Commission release, the path of small and medium enterprises to recovery shows some promise, but is still lacking the employment levels pre-2008. Although value added in 2013 was strong in some countries, employment in SMEs was still 1.9 million employees and 2.16 percent below ...

Locked content Labor market improves, albeit below expectations

Salaries in Polish enterprises stood at PLN 3,893.23 in August, a 3.5 percent increase year-on-year, below market expectations of a 3.8 percent increase. In month-on-month terms they fell by 1.8 percent. Altogether enterprises employed 5.534 million people, 0.7 percent more than in August last year....

Locked content Employment up by 1.5% in Q2 – Eurostat

In the second quarter of 2014, employment in Poland grew by 1.5 percent year-on-year, according to a data release issued by Eurostat on Friday. Compared to Q1 employment inched by 0.5 percent. Throughout the EU employment grew by 0.7 percent y/y and by 0.3 percent quarter-on-quarter in Q2 2014. In t...

Locked content Manpower expects employment growth

The majority of businesses surveyed by the Polish unit of Manpower Group, 73 percent, do not plan employment changes in the coming three months, according to data quoted by ISBnews. At the same time 13 percent plan to create new jobs and 8 percent plan employment cuts. The seasonally adjusted net em...

Locked content Most companies plan manager-level employment

As many as 66 percent of Polish businesses plan to employ new specialists and managers within the next three months, 3 percentage points more than in the previous poll, according to a report from Antal International, released on Monday. This is the best result since 2008, the company said. Only 11 p...

Salaries up by 3.5% y/y in July

The average monthly salary in the Polish corporate sector grew by 3.5 percent year-on-year to PLN 3964.91 in July, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Tuesday. In month-on-month terms it rose by 0.6 percent.

Locked content Number of job offers grows rapidly – BIEC

The job offers barometer calculated by the Bureau for Investments and Economic Cycles (BIEC), which shows changes in the number of online job advertisements, grew by 8.7 points to 139.2 points in July, according to data quoted by the Polish Press Agency. The significant growth recorded in July was t...

Locked content Average monthly pay up 3.5% y/y

Average monthly salary in the corporate sector amounted to PLN 3,943.01 in June and was 3.5 percent higher than in June of 2013, as well as 1.7 percent up from the reading in May, statistics office GUS said. “Wage growth decelerated in June to 3.5%YoY from 4.8%YoY in May, much more than expected,” s...

Locked content Randstad: Poles more willing to change work

The employee mobility index for Poland, calculated by Randstad, grew again in Q2 2014 and amounted to 108 points, the company said in a statement quoted by the Polish Press Agency. The index reflect the probability of a job change within six months. Poles’ openness toward job changes has increased b...