Work in Poland: what specialists are needed, where to look for vacancies and popular professions

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Work in Poland: what specialists are needed, where to look for vacancies and popular professions

Ukrainians who found refuge in Poland continue to find work. Currently, there are certain professions in the country that are quite in demand. Learn more about what specialists are currently needed in Poland and where to look for work

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In Poland, there is a need for specialists in certain professions. Ukrainians who have the necessary skills will be able to easily find work due to the large number of vacancies.


According to Barometru Zawodów, the greatest demand is for doctors, construction workers, drivers and porters. Read the full list of popular professions below.


Employees of the medical industry


There has been a shortage of psychologists and psychotherapists in Poland for several years. This demand is caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine and the economic crisis. A shortage of specialists is predicted in 260 poviats. There is also a need for:


• Physiotherapists and massage therapists;

• nurses;

• midwives;

• caregivers of the elderly.


Teachers and lecturers


Data on the Polish labor market indicate a shortage of teachers of special schools and integration classes, teachers of vocational and general education subjects, as well as teachers of practical vocational training.


Labor specialties


Labor professions have always been in demand in European countries, and Poland was no exception. This year, it will be easiest to find a job:


• Builders and roofers;

• electromechanics and electricity;

• bus and truck drivers;

• locksmiths;

• plasterers, painters and construction decoration specialists;

• car mechanics;

• warehouse workers;

• welders;

• operators of earth moving equipment and cutting machines.


Qualified specialists


White-collar workers are also needed in Poland. The consulting company "Hays Poland" conducted research and prepared a list of promising professions this year:


• Managers of enterprise assets;

• data analysts and engineers;

• CX managers (responsible for user experience of online stores and sites);

• DevOps engineers, Fullstack and JavaScript developers;

• IoT engineers;

• financial controllers and accountants (in particular, independent specialists and tax accountants);

• industry automation specialists.


Where to look for a job in Poland?


First of all, the local employment center will help you find a job in Poland.


You can search for a job on your own through publicly available free websites:


• jobs.pl;

• gowork.pl;

• adevinta.com;

• pracuj.pl;

• theprotocol.it;

• OLX;

• Jooble;

• Jobs4Ukraine;

• UAtalents;

• Europa.jobs;

• Eures Praca.

Read more about where to look for a job in Poland and who can legally live in the country here.


We will remind you! For employment in Poland, it is important to know labor legislation. An employment contract and a contract for the performance of specific work, or a subcontract, are among the most popular civil law contracts in the country. Learn more about the differences in basic documents for employment in the country at the link.

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