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 ...

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...