Hiring employees in Hungary
When expanding to Hungary, businesses will generally need to recruit all or part of their workforce in the country. The regulations and procedures of Hungary recruitment can be hard to follow for employers that haven’t been through the process before, so it’s important that you understand the process if you want to avoid unnecessary delays.
At Horizons, our global expansion team will guide your company through the process of Hungary recruitment with customized outsourcing and consultancy services to help you recruit efficiently and effectively. We can also help you find, hire, and onboard your employees in Hungary rapidly and cost-effectively, even if you don’t have a Hungarian subsidiary.
Hungary hiring guide
Explore some of the key information about Hungary recruitment and how to hire the best talent to help with your Hungary expansion.
How to find and recruit employees in Hungary
Discrimination regulations for employment in Hungary
Employers in Hungary are prohibited from discriminating against employees and job candidates in various ways. For example, it is prohibited to discriminate based on religion, age, ethnicity, disabilities, trade union membership, gender, and more.
The penalties for breaking these discrimination laws can be harsh, so it is vital that you understand the rules, use appropriate language, and conduct your interviews carefully. For more help and guidance on discrimination in Hungary, talk to the Horizons global expansion consultants.
Onboarding employees in Hungary
There are few legal requirements surrounding the onboarding of employees in Hungary. You will need to register employees with the government for tax purposes at least a day before they start work, and you must obtain various documents and details of new recruits, such as their identification and right to work in the country, but beyond this, you will generally be free to onboard people however you think is most suitable.