Locked content Alior Bank to lay off employees in 2017

Alior Bank announced on Friday that it would lay off up to 2,600 of its employees as a part of its plan to reorganize, restructure and “maximize its potential,” following the bank’s merger with Bank BPH earlier this month, according to a press release. The company said that redundancies would includ...

GUS: Salaries in September up 3.9% y/y

The average gross salary in September was PLN 4,217.96, which represents a y/y rise of 3.9 percent, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) informed on Tuesday. Earnings grew 0.1 percent m/m in September after a fall of 1.8 percent in August.

Locked content Amazon to hire 12,000 in Poland for holidays

The American online retail giant plans to hire 12,000 workers in Poland for the Christmas season. They will work at Amazon’s three Polish distribution centers. “Currently, at the Poznan center and the two in Wrocław, we employ over 10,000 people, 5,700 full-time. We are in the process of pre-C...

Locked content Poland ranked 25th in Expat Ranking 2016 by HSBC

According to a report by global financial services company HSBC, Poland is 25th best country in the world to live and work in as an expat (in terms of employment, wages, quality of life, safety and quality of childcare). “Poland’s popularity as a business destination is growing as more people ...

Locked content GUS: Average salary up 4.7%; employment up 3.1% y/y

In August, average monthly gross salaries in the Polish business sector increased by 4.7 percent on a yearly basis and reached PLN 4,213. Employment grew by 3.1 percent y/y, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) announced. The number of people in employment has not changed since July and totaled 5.76...

Locked content GUS: 160,000 new vacancies on Polish market in Q2

There were 159,358 new vacancies in Poland in Q2 2016, compared to 154,381 in the corresponding period last year, the Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported on Friday. The figure is 3.2 percent higher than in Q2 2015 and 17 percent lower in comparison with the first quarter of this year, w...

Locked content More companies plan on increasing employment

As much as 37 percent of companies, that is two percent more than in a previous survey made a quarter ago, said they plan to increase employment and 25 percent (+1 percent) plan to increase salaries, according to a poll by Randstad and TNS Polska. Of the polled companies, 68 percent assess their fin...