Locked content 19% of Poles fear job losses

Recent research by Work Service shows that 19 percent of Poles are afraid of losing their jobs. According to experts this problem is partly due to the lack of mobility of Polish employees, in other words the lack of incentive to move from place to place for work. Unemployment in eastern regions is h...

Poles – the third most stressed European nation

According to the OECD study, as much as 53,2 percent of Poles are stressed at work. Placing them third right after Turkey (67,5 percent) and Greece (58 percent). The least stressed nations are Sweden with a result of only 14,7 percent and Norway with 18,2 percent.

Locked content 14.7% of companies have hiring plans

According to a report by employment agency Work Service, the share of Polish companies planning to increase their workforce grew to 14.7 percent in July from 12.4 percent in January. “An overall positive economic situation is the reason why 77 percent of entrepreneurs said that they will maint...

Locked content Poland increasingly willing to employ foreigners

Polish firms will increasingly hire foreign workers. According to a report compiled by Work Service, 12 percent of them plan to employ immigrants in the next 12 months, whereas now 7 percent admit to have foreigners working for them. Employers do not show any reluctance towards different cultures, r...

Locked content Amazon spent over PLN 1 bln in Poland

Within 36 months, Amazon has invested PLN 1.4 billion in buildings and equipment  in Poland, Rzeczpospolita daily reported. Roy Perticucci, Vice President for EU Operations at Amazon told the daily that the company is going to create more permanent jobs, currently it employs this way 3,000 people at...

More Polish firms want to hire foreigners

According to a report conducted by Work Service, 12 percent of Polish firms plan to hire foreigners in the next year. Although it is not much, it is still a progress, as now only about 7 percent of them employ non-natives, ISBnews reports.

Locked content Automotive firm to hire 250 people in Warmińsko-Mazurskie

Ełk-based electric bundles manufacturer Zakład Elektrotechniki Motoryzacyjnej(ZEM) is planning to employ over 250 people in connection with the contract it signed with GM Motor Polska. ZEM will deliver electric bundles to Opel Astra newest model. The production will launch next month. Currently, the...

Locked content GUS: Employment rate up by 0.9% y/y

Employment in the enterprise sector grew by 0.9 percent year-to-year, to 5.58 million, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) announced on Thursday. The average monthly salary in the sector increased by 2.5 percent to PLN 4,039 gross , stated GUS.  The analysts surveyed by the ISBNews agency expected ...

Locked content Job change rate highest in EU – Randstad

A recent survey by Randstad showed that 27 percent of employed Poles have changed jobs in the last six months, the Polish Press Agency reported. This is the highest percentage  in the EU. Among the major reasons of changing jobs were: seeking better employment conditions (26 percent), personal need ...

Locked content Poland lagging behind in employment of disabled

Only 23 percent of disabled Poles who are able to work are currently employed,  reported Polish Radio citing a report from the Educational Research Institute.  Meanwhile the EU average for disabled employment stands at 50 percent. Polish employees are reluctant to hire disabled employees and are oft...