Poland wouldn't make it without you.
No one is suggesting Poland would not succeed without its foreign investors, although FDI has moved things along much swifter.
When someone writes that set up a buisness hence employ people, the question is if you hadn't set it up would a Pole do it?
Most likely not as the Jobs created in Poland have been because of my involvement with companies I am an investor in. So the jobs and tax revenue in Poland have been created only due to my being here. Although I would agree this is not the norm.
but don't put the things as if Poles should owe you thanks for coming to Poland.
In my opinion Poland could do more to encourage foreign entrepreneurs to this country.
Besides, immigrants in Poland like Ukrainians, Armenians or even Vietnamise tend to integrate faster than "expats"
There are communties of Ukrainians and Vietnamese living in Warsaw, I have never heard of communities of ' Expatriates' in Warsaw, this would suggest the Expats are assimilating into the Polish community.
There are very few true expats in PL now.
Exactly Jon, most of the Expats are now in the woodwork.
It's quite wrong, especially since Poland isn't some sort of backwater like Macedonia or Moldova.
Its a fully fledged member of the EU, also the benefactor of some of the highest EU subsidies in the entire EU.
especially the ability to join in a conversation as an equal has a lot to do with it too.
Good quote - Jon.
business owners care for themselves (read: their profit). I see no reason why anyone should feel they are more special than any other citizen.
That would suggest you are not a PO supporter, Po is a supporter of business.
You owe them/us nothing more than you should owe a Polish businessperson for opening a business.
Very good point.
Zetigrek, do you believe foreigners are taking jobs from Poles?
This was the question.
While we debate the relevance of one national culture over another, we would do well to think of one question, what has Poland done to assimilate her new generation of émigré’s, expatriates or immigrants. This new wave is building business-creating jobs, providing education and contributing under difficult circumstances in Poland.What can the Polish government do to make foreign workers feel more appreciated?
You people have serious issues, 99.9% of you came here because it was convenient for you, for one reason or another, not because you wanted to "help Poland" or any other crap, really you guys should get out more instead of living in your little world of "exapts", can you imagine a Polish person running a business in the UK (there are probably a few thousand) saying how much British owe them because they are building business there ? Get your head out of your butt because people reading it are laughing at you.
Grzegorz, if you decided to go and work in the next city, your first question would be whats in it for me.
I believe it is important for Poland to encourage more foreign business to Poland to create new jobs and bring in more tax revenues, so it is less reliant on EU subsides.