To get a job in Poland, you can start from pracuj.pl and gowork.pl. Everyone who wants to find a job in Poland needs first to look for a job in Poland. You can look for recruitment agencies in Poland. And you can look for jobs on Facebook groups in Poland.
Once you find a job, you may need a work permit. You can do this from abroad or in Poland. Poland citizens, and residents, don’t need a work permit to get a job. Nationals of a European Union (EU) country also don’t need a work permit to work in Poland. That’s also true for Iceland, Norway, Lichtenstein, and Switzerland citizens. In most cases, every other nationality wants to apply for a work permit to work with regular documents. You can do this together with your new employer or employment agency. Or you can find a work visa scheme to come to Poland without a job offer.
Most websites or apps are in Polish and English. If you need it, use Google Translate or any other translation service.
First, find a job, and then you will worry about a work permit if you need it.
How to find a job in Poland?
You can find a job in Poland by searching online for job opportunities in Poland. You can find a job either with a company or a recruitment agency.
Poland citizens, and residents, do not need a work permit to find a job. In most cases, every other nationality wants to apply for a work permit to work with regular documents.
Job websites in Poland
Many job websites can help you find work in Poland. Some focus on specific professions and industries. Searching for a job on these popular job websites is a good start.
Baidu, Google, Naver, Sogou, Yandex, or any other search engine can be a good start for a job search. You can search for a job that you want. That can be, for example, “construction manager in Warsaw” or “Electrical Engineer in Kraków”. Use the language that you feel most comfortable speaking. Go beyond the first few pages. Go deep with your search. You’ll get an immediate sense of what’s around and which job websites best suit your needs.
Google Maps, Baidu Maps, Naver Maps, 2GIS, or any other map app, can help you find employers near you or abroad. Look for an organization that might have job opportunities for you. For example, look for “IT Engineer in Gdańsk” or “nurse in Wrocław.”
Facebook groups and other social media to get a job in Poland.
Facebook groups help you to connect with people about jobs in Poland. I found these groups talking about jobs in Poland. You can look for more.
pl.linkedin is also a popular choice when networking for jobs in Poland.
Recruitment agencies in Poland.
You can look up a recruitment agency that can help you. You can type “recruitment agency near Warsaw” on Google Maps or any other map app. There you can find a list of relevant agencies that you can contact. You can search your area for local recruitment agencies if you are not in Poland. They can help you find a job in Poland.
Be aware that you should not pay an agency when they find a job for you. So be careful when an agency asks you for money.
Ask around you for jobs in Poland.
Speak with any person who may have traveled or worked in Poland. You will see that some of your friends or family know someone who knows someone. Ask around, and find opportunities among your contacts.
To find a job in Poland, look at local newspapers, bulletin boards, radio, and word of mouth. Local radio and newspapers are good sources of information about jobs in Poland.
You can email local businesses and companies for jobs in Poland.
You can search for companies and local businesses in Poland. An easy tool for doing that is any map app. Below is, for example, a Google Maps search for “factory near Kraków“.
Walk around anywhere in Poland for possible jobs
If you are somewhere in Poland, you can explore the area and see what job opportunities are around you. You can look for organizations and businesses around you and visit them. For example, below is a search on Google Maps for “market near Gdańsk”. You can see these places to ask for job opportunities.
Search for employment schemes
You can apply for an employment scheme or an employment support program to help you find a job. Those programs can be local or national. They can be open only to Poland residents, but they can also be available to foreigners. You can search for “Poland employment scheme” or “Poland employment program.” You can search for employment schemes at your local government or embassy.
Sources: I used Similarweb to check how popular are some of the job sites presented above.