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...

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 ...