Executive Search Portugal
Find the best-suited long-term executives through executive search in Portugal. Our team will work with you on defining and detailing the role and making sure you are fully aware of all laws and norms as they relate to executives hires. We will recommend the best approach – either a full time or an interim position - depending on your industry, position and timeline. Browse below our database of Portugal’s executives or contact one of our local recruiting experts about a specific upcoming search assignment.
Find Executive Talent in Portugal
We can appreciate how difficult it can be to find the ideal executive for your organization in Portugal. Let us do the search for you, within 7-10 days we will present you a selection of available candidates in Portugal.
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Labor Laws in Portugal
Hiring executives in Portugal should not be taken lightly, and you must be aware of the local laws and norms before starting the search process. While investigating the possibility of conducting an executive search in Portugal, it is important to gain a clear understanding of Portugal's labor laws. Here are some labor laws to consider.
Portuguese employment law does not distinguish workers by categories, but the main type of employment contracts foreseen in the law are indefinite term contracts and fixed term contracts. Both white collar and blue collar workers have the same legal protection and Portuguese employment law does not make any distinction, or even refers, to such classification of workers. There are however certain categories of workers that benefit from special protection, due to their specificities, notably student workers, under-age workers and pregnant workers.
The country qualified for the European Monetary Union (EMU) in 1998 and began circulating the euro on 1 January 2002 along with 11 other EU member economies. Economic growth had been above the EU average for much of the past decade, but fell back in 2001-04 and it is now one of the worse performing economies in the EU. GDP per capita stands at two-thirds that of the Big Four EU economies.