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More Redundancies Likely in Hungary

Sep 13, 2022

In the last quarter of this year, 26% of companies operating in Hungary plan to lay off workers, the employment agency ManpowerGroup said on Tuesday, the state news agency MTI reports. According to a survey by the recruitment agency, half of domestic companies are not planning any changes, but only a fifth of them plan […]

Record Number of Hungarians Working in Austria

Aug 29, 2022

In July, 114,448 Hungarian citizens were working in Austria, 980 more than a month earlier, the financial news site reported. This is a new historical record and a record in the sense that it was the second highest increase among the countries. Unsurprisingly, Ukraine leads the way with 1,147 new jobs, but that is […]

Optimism of Hungarian Workers Declines

Aug 2, 2022

Hungarian workers' optimism has declined after the negative economic consequences of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict and the epidemic measures, and the uncertainty caused by these measures are already having an impact on the labor market, BNP Paribas Cardif Insurance, a credit insurance company, said on Tuesday, based on a joint survey with Medián Institute for Public […]

Foreign Labor Force Needed to Sustain Investments

Jun 7, 2022

As a result of a government decree, since July last year, workers from already eleven non-EU countries can come to work in Hungary on simplified terms. The relevant provision expectedly will be maintained after the end of the pandemic emergency, since in order to keep Hungarian jobs, maintain the investment rate and the operation of […]

Flexible Working Hours Important for Hungarians

May 9, 2022

According to Randstad's latest Workmonitor survey of 35,000 workers in 34 markets, the dynamics between workers and employers have changed and workers are becoming more aware — especially those under 35. One of the 34 markets surveyed is Hungary. Highlighting the Randstad Workmonitor 2022 H1 study, CEO and Chair of the Executive Board at Randstad […]

60% of Hungarians Are in Favor of Home Office

May 1, 2022

Two years after the start of the new coronavirus epidemic, the situation in Hungary in terms people working from home is similar to international trends. According to a survey by HR magazine Behaviour, employers also stick to hybrid working: 56.7% of respondents are likely to stay in this arrangement in the long term, the business […]

Home Office Remains a Major Issue for Post-COVID Times

Sándor Laczkó
Jul 8, 2021

The Dutch multinational human resource consulting firm Randstad regularly publishes major surveys about the labor market in different countries. Diplomacy&Trade asked the Managing Director of Randstad Hungary, Sándor Baja, to highlight the major findings. According to latest edition of the Randstad Workmonitor survey, work-life balance remains the biggest challenge for Hungarians. Sándor Baja points out […]

103,000 fewer people in employment

Jul 29, 2020

Over the period of April-June 2020, the average number of people employed in Hungary was 4,408,000 – 103,000 fewer than a year before, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) reports. According to KSH, the economic consequences of the coronavirus epidemic affected the study period in its entirety, so their effects are reflected in the reported employment […]

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