The Georgian workforce
is highly educated and a high percentage of the population has completed tertiary education or secondary education. Workers who have no higher education skills have professional vocational education diplomas.
The country has a large supply of workers with tertiary education and foreign investors who open companies
that require skilled workers have a pool of employees to choose from.
The most important business sectors in Georgia and also those that present the most opportunities for employment are the industrial and the trade sector
s. Agricultural production has also increased and this business sector, together with tourism and construction, are some of the fastest growing business sectors in Georgia.
work mostly in the aforementioned sectors, but other areas also demand a large number of national employees. Some of the business sectors that attract high levels of foreign direct investments in Georgia
are considered low labor-intensive, like finance and communication, and workers in these areas need to be highly qualified in order to comply with the business requirements.
Georgia has a number of important universities, the most notable being the Tbilisi State University, the Tbilisi State Medical University and the Georgian Technical University. An important number of students enrol in these universities every year.
Hiring employees in Georgia
Foreign investors who open a company in Georgia and want to hire employees need to comply with the existing labour laws. Employment agreements in Georgia are executed in writing, although they can be agreed upon verbally during the first phase of the negotiations.
Part-time and probation period employment is possible in Georgia and there are several other types of employment contracts that can be concluded between the employer and the employee. The amount of working hours, as well as maternity leaves and holidays, are established by law.
If you want to know more about the workforce in Georgia
and you are interested in hiring employees there, our Georgian company formation agents
are ready to answer any questions.