#New2Tricity – webinars for all new citizens of Tricity

Are you #New2Tricity? Live More. Pomerania created a new series of webinars to help you settle in! New2Tricity is a knowledge-sharing platform with top experts answering frequently asked questions about different aspects of moving, setting up and legalising your stay in Tricity. Our goal is to help all new citizens of Tricity adapt to theirContinue reading “#New2Tricity – webinars for all new citizens of Tricity”

Immigrants, Migrants, the Pomerania Perspective

Pomerania, due to its unique location has always been a melting pot. Foreigners have always been a part of our community, enriching our culture by bringing in bits of their culture and food. Between 2014-2019 the number of residence permits (of different types) granted increased by almost 2.5 times and continue to grow. The Office for Foreigners reports that 73% of applications for residence submitted in 2019 were related to work opportunities. The growing number of immigrants and migrants has created a need for strategies and solutions to help them legalise and integrate. This is especially true for migrants who are here or are looking at coming to Pomerania because it provides them with a safe haven and socio-economic opportunities.

Important Numbers in the Time of Emergency

Regardless of whether you are visiting or living in the region, it is very important for you to know the right emergency numbers. Knowing these numbers could mean the difference between life and death in some cases. The good news is that almost all emergency lines have English speakers Here are the numbers for Pomerania.

Basic Healthcare in Poland

The healthcare system in Poland is based on a public health insurance system which is represented by the National Health Fund (NFZ) and on the private healthcare benefits offered by the employer. The employer registers the new employee with the Social Insurance Institution (ZUS) and pays for all necessary costs, for health and social insurances.

Pomerania – Job Hunting in times of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected … well.. everything! Including the job market which has gone through significant changes in the last few months. Even though sectors such as tourism, gastronomy or hotel industry as well as other service have seen a decline, most businesses are operating as before. However, employers are being cautious and adapting their remote working policies. To ensure that business growth does not slow down, almost all companies have moved to 100% online recruitment.

Legalisation of stay and employment of foreigners in Poland – FAQ

Issues related to the legalisation of employment and stay of foreigners in Poland still raise many doubts – both among employers and their foreign employees. In order to make it easier to navigate among statutory regulations, the Invest in Pomerania team in cooperation with specialists from the Pomeranian Voivodeship Office have created a publication containing a list of the most frequently asked questions regarding the procedure of applying for a residence and work permit in Poland.

Values of Life and Business in Tricity and The Pomeranian Voivodeship

28 January 2021: Mr Mieczysław Struk, Marshal of the Pomerania Voivodeship; Aleksandra Dulkiewicz, Mayor of Gdansk; Jacek Karnowski, Mayor of Sopot and Wojciech Szczurek, Mayor of Gdynia signed a declaration reinforcing the values of life and Business in Tricity and Pomerania as a whole.

Disability does not exclude professional activity

Opening the subject of persons with disabilities in our working places. From technical and mental point of view are offices friendly for all? Should the HR departments prepare dedicated teams, places, support or the system of work should include all groups of person’s needs?
Here you can find opening opinion from Radosław Krasowski working at cooperting with #InvestInPomeratnia Santander Global Operations in Gdansk as HR director.

Free apps for learning Polish language

If you didn’t know Polish is not exactly an easy language, rather it has been voted as one of the top 5 most difficult languages in the world! But, if you are anything like us, adding Polish to your arsenal of superpowers is a challenge you will relish! Earlier, we would have given you a list to twenty words and the addresses of a few language schools, but not anymore! Why do you need a full time classroom when you can use apps.

Tricity Attractions for Foreigners – What’s There to Do If You Don’t Know Polish

When our foreign friends visit Tri-City, we feel obliged to show them around the most interesting places and monuments. Fontanna Neptuna (Neptune’s Fountain), the historic Długi Targ (Long Market), the Sopot pier, the cliff in Gdynia, the Błyskawica (Lightning) ship and the Dar Pomorza (Gift of Pomerania) sailing ship are key points of trips. However, what can we do if our guests have already seen these popular Tri-City attractions and are thirsty for more?