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Employment in Russia
Russia’s population of 144 million makes its IT sector one of the largest in the world, with a significant potential for further growth.
1.483 trillion USD
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Top Tech Cities in Russia
THE CAPITAL AND LARGEST CITY OF RUSSIA
Population: 12.7 million
Companies outsourcing from moscow: IBM, Microsoft, Yandex, Google, Cisco
Top industries for Native Team building: Software Development, IT Services
Popular destinations: Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral, Lenin’s Mausoleum, Moscow Kremlin
Famous for: Russian history, art, vodka, ballet
RUSSIAN’S PORT CITY ON THE BALTIC SEA
Population: 4.991 million
Companies outsourcing from st. petersburg: EPAM, Dell Technologies, Oracle, Yandex
Top industries for Native Team building: Development, Consulting
Popular destinations: State Hermitage Museum, Savior on the Spilled Blood, Peterhof
Famous for: Theatre, canals, Cruiser Aurora
THE CITY IN SIBERIA, SOUTHERN RUSSIA
Companies outsourcing from novosibirsk: Intel, Yandex, Microsoft, Cisco
Top industries for Native Team building: IT Services
Popular destinations: Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, State Art Museum, Zoopark
Famous for: Theatre, Ice Town, Siberian Maldives
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Facts about hiring in russia
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With Russian laws being very strict, it is mandatory to put a strong written employment contract in place in the Russian language which includes all the terms of the employee’s compensation. The contract might be either fixed-term or indefinite.
In Russia, the work week consists of 40 hours and for working overtime, the employees must provide written consent. Overtime cannot exceed four hours over two days or 120 hours per year.
Employees in Russia are entitled to 28 paid days off per year, with at least one part of the vacation being taken as 14 consecutive days. The first week of January the Russians celebrate Orthodox Christmas and this is when the whole country normally shuts down. Additionally, Russia also celebrates six other paid public holidays: Defenders of the Fatherland Day, International Women’s Day, Spring and Labour Day, Victory Day, Day of Russia, National Unity Day.
Women in Russia are entitled to 140 days of paid maternity leave, 70 days to be taken before birth and 70 days after. There is no paternity leave in Russia.
Employees in Russia who are temporarily unable to work will receive 60-100% of their salary, the specific amount is based on different factors.