Locked content Poland ranked 30th in Golden Age Index

Poland slumped down from 31st to 30th position in this year’s edition of the Golden Age Index ranking, professional services company PwC reported. The employment rate in the 55-64 age group in Poland is 42.5 percent (lower rates are only found in Hungary, Slovenia, Greece and Turkey), while th...

Locked content Ministry of Labour presents new rules on employment in Poland

The Minister of Family, Labour and Social Policy Elżbieta Rafalska has announced new rules that “aim to help safeguard workers’ rights” and will come into force on September 1. “The changes guarantee legal employment, and consequently security and good conditions for workers,...

Locked content Sii to hire 100 IT specialists

IT company Sii is expanding abroad and is planning to employ 100 IT specialists in The Tri-City within a year, the company informed in a statement. “Newcomers will implement projects for our clients from financial industry and foreign media houses. Our plans assume to reach 1,100 employees in ...

Locked content Average salary up by 4.8%; employment up by 3.2% y/y – GUS

In July, average monthly gross salaries in the Polish business sector increased by 4.8 percent on a yearly basis and reached PLN 4,291. Employment grew by 3.2 percent y/y, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) announced. The number of people in employment totalled 5.761 million, which translates to a...

Locked content GUS: Salaries and employment up in June

In June, average monthly gross salaries in the Polish business sector increased by 5.3 percent on a yearly basis and employment grew by 3.1 percent y/y, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) announced. The number of people in employment totalled 5.752 million, which translates to an increase of 0.3 p...

Locked content Employee mobility index surges in Q2 – Randstad

The employee mobility index for Poland, calculated by Randstad, grew again in Q2 2016 and amounted to 111 points, the company reported in a statement. The index reflects the probability of a job change within six months. Poles’ openness toward job changes has increased by 4 points over the past thre...

Locked content Survey: Every 7th Polish company employed worker from Ukraine

As much as 40 percent of Polish companies intend to employ workers from Ukraine, according to a new quarterly survey “Employers’ plans” by Randstad. The study also showed that 52 percent of Polish firms do not consider the idea of employing any Ukrainians. Meanwhile, Ukrainians cur...

Locked content GUS: Employment and salaries up in March

In March, average monthly gross salaries in the Polish business sector increased by 2.7 percent on a yearly basis and employment grew by 2.3 percent y/y, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) announced. The number of people in employment totalled 5.726 million, which translates to an increase of 0.3 ...

Locked content GUS: Employment up by 2.5% y/y

Average employment in the business sector in February 2016 amounted to 5.71 million, thus it increased by 2.5 percent on a yearly basis, the Central Statistical Office reported (GUS). The average gross salary also grew by 3.9 percent, compared to February 2015. It totaled PLN 4,138….

Locked content Eurostat: Employment up by 1.8% in Q4

Poland’s employment rate increased by 0.7 percent on a quarterly basis in the fourth quarter of 2015, after growth of 0.9 percent in Q3 q/q, Eurostat estimated. On an annual basis, the rate grew by 1.8 percent. As for the entire EU, the employment rate rose by 0.1 percent q/q in Q4 2015 (an in...