Locked content Salary increase for every 7th Polish employee

According to Work Service’s Labour Market Barometer, 13.5 percent of employers are going to increase salaries in the near future (in comparison with 5.5 percent in the previous quarter). At the same time, the percentage of Poles worrying about their place of work decreased – from 28 perc...

GUS: average salary and employment inched up

In October, average monthly gross salaries in the Polish business sector increased by 3.3 percent on a yearly basis and employment grew by 1.1 percent y/y, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) announced.

Locked content Over one third of Poles want to change jobs

As many as 35 percent of working Poles are either actively seeking to change their job or considering doing so, a report by Pracuj.pl web portal showed. The survey indicated that a huge majority of those hoping to change their occupation are below the age of 40, with 29 percent falling into the age ...

Locked content Polish students very concerned about future careers – report

Polish students and recent graduates seem to be much more concerned about their careers than on average across the region, a report on labor market by Deloitte indicated. The consulting company pointed out that as such it manifests itself in the student’s more frequent participation in interns...

Locked content Poles stay in touch with their work on holidays – report

As much as 64 percent of Poles are required to be available on phone during their leaves, according to a survey by Randstad Research Institute. Over one third of employed (36 percent) are obliged to respond immediately to emails or phone calls, the study also showed. What is more, a lot of Poles pol...

Only 5% of Polish CEOs are women

Polish women account for only 5 percent of the total number of chief executives and for 37 percent of high level managers, according to a survey carried out by Grant Thornton International based on results from 34 countries. Nearly half of the surveyed women said motherhood and parental duties are a...

Locked content Poll: 12% Poles declare being unemployed

A poll carried out by CBOS showed that 12 percent of respondents consider themselves unemployed, over half of them are registered and only 5 percent receive unemployment benefits. As much as 56 percent of the surveyed have never been unemployed before, 37 percent have not had a job for 5 years. One-...