When a foreign owner opens business in Ukraine, he or she might face a range of problems which deal with financial, legal or cultural aspects. Today we are going to talk about people. And especially what to do if you want to fire them in Ukraine.
Have you seen this math problem: a baseball and a bat together cost 1 dollar and 10 cents, and the bat costs 1 dollar more. How much is the ball? At first glance, it’s obvious that the baseball costs 10 cents! That’s what most people would say. But no, it costs five. To check, you need to solve a simple equation.
The web is surprisingly full of articles about employees quitting their jobs which are usually written by those employees themselves. For instance, according to a survey done by Rabota.ua in 2017, 60% of Ukrainians were quitting because of low wages, and 50 % - due to nonexistent career prospects.