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...

Locked content Employment up by 2.3%; salaries up

In January, average monthly gross salaries in the Polish business sector increased by 4 percent on a yearly basis and employment grew by 2.3 percent y/y, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) announced. The average monthly gross salary rose by 9.2 percent month-on month and amounted to PLN 4,101.  Th...

Locked content Nestlé hiring

Nestlé is going to increase employment at its Nestlé Purina production plant up to 800 this year, the company reported. The Nowa Wieś Wrocławska-based animal food factory was open in March 2015, currently it employs 500 people. Nestlé is also planning to launch new production halls. The entire inves...

Locked content 20% of firms do not hire the over 50s

Polish companies are not eager to employ people over 50 years old, a recent survey by Work Service showed. Over 20 percent of the employers surveyed said they do not hire those who are aged 50 and above, additionally, only 12 percent of the respondents is planning to increase the current number of e...

Locked content Ryanair to hire in Wrocław

Ryanair is going to employ 120 IT experts in Wrocław, the airline told the media. The Irish carrier is planning to open so called Travel Labs in May, where the new staff will be in charge of  development of the firm’s website. Ryanair is close to finalizing the contract regarding location. Wro...

Locked content Amazon to hire 1,000 people in Poland this year

The Polish unit of e-commerce giant Amazon is going to create over 1,000 new jobs in Poland this year, the company reported on Friday. Currently, it employs 4,500 people. “The majority of the new jobs will be those requring high qualifications, in such fields as IT, engineering, finance, HR an...

Locked content GUS: Employment up by 1.4% y/y

Average employment in the business sector in December 2015 amounted to 5.62 million, thus it increased by 1.4 percent on a yearly basis, the Central Statistical Office reported (GUS). Average salaries also grew by 3.1 percent in the period. In monthly terms, it grew by PLN 350 m/m or 8.4 percent. Th...