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Greece and Cyprus Record EU's Largest Quarterly Employment Increase

According to the latest data collected by Eurostat, the nations of Cyprus and Greece recorded the largest increase in employment in the entirety of the EU during the second quarter of 2019. More specifically, Cyprus recorded a 0.7 percent increase in...

Employment in Tourism Sector Hits Record Numbers in Greece

According to a recently-published study by the Institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation (INSETE), employment in the tourism sector reached record-high levels in Greece during the third quarter of 2018. More specifically, fully 10.6 percent of the total workforce in...

Reports Say Greek Banks to Axe Up to 4,000 Jobs in 2019

Greek banks are expected to cut up to 4,000 positions during the year 2019, various outlets in the Greek media reported on Monday. Most of the reductions, as has happened in the past, are not expected to come through outright...

The Best Workplaces in Greece for 2019 Revealed

The best work places in Greece for 2019 were revealed recently by the organization ''Great Place to Work Hellas,'' the Greek branch of the global ''Great Place to Work'' company. Great Place to Work Hellas has conducted surveys for seventeen...

Tourism Jobs in Greece Will Exceed One Million in 2019

A report by a leading travel and tourism forum published on Wednesday says that fully one quarter of employment in Greece is now in the tourism sector. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), a forum consisting of members from...

New Survey Finds One in Three Greek Employers Plan to Hire More Staff

Approximately one out of three Greek employers plan to hire more staff in the coming three months, a new survey published on Wednesday suggests. According to the findings of the survey, conducted by ''ManpowerGroup,'' a company which provides data to...

Greece World Champion in Tax Hikes in 2015-2016, OECD Report says

Greece recorded the largest increase in taxes worldwide in the 2015-2016 period, a new Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report says. The report entitled "Tax Policy Reforms 2018" issued on Wednesday shows significant taxation developments in countries such...

Greece's Labor Min Reports Job Losses Outnumber Jobs Added in July

For the second consecutive July, Greece saw more job losses than hires. According to the Labor Ministry’s Ergani database, there were 239,080 new hires throughout the country in July, while job losses totaled 247,690. July was the second top month in...