Monikas Blog

Articles and posts discussing topics related to
organizational culture, DEI, recruitment,
leadership, labor law, benefits,
based on the observations
of the Polish and international labor markets

Long-distance runner or a job-hopper?

{post}: A candidate who has spent a decade or more in one organization will not have the ability to adapt to the new work environment, moreover is not ambitious enough and is not focused on development after…

October 14, 2022

Feedback during first interview?

{post}: More and more often, I provide feedback to candidates, already during the first recruitment interview. I see a great value in this method for both sides: the Candidate and the Recruiter. At the initial stage of recruitment…

September 21, 2022

Boomerang referrals, to become the source of employee acquisition?

{post}: Boomerang referrals are the employer’s recommendations submitted to potential candidates and candidates by former employees of the company, the so-called “corporate alumni”. Employers build an alumni…

September 02, 2022

The comfort of unanimity or the laborious working out of an agreement?

{post}: Is a unanimous team, with no people to constructively oppose the ideas, a dream team of a leader? Is being part of such a team an employee’s dream? The answers to these questions are extremely…

August 18, 2022

Deep work as opposed to multitasking

{post}: An interesting article was published today by “Rzeczpospolita”. It touches upon the aspect of deep work. What is deep work? It’s the opposite of multitasking. It’s about working in full concentration on…

July 27, 2022

Professional transformation is possible, but nobody said it’s easy

{post}: It is an extraordinary story because it’s the story of a man who struggled much of his life with the demons of the past, going through the difficult path leading to “mental recovery”. While his peers followed…

July 19, 2022

4-day work week. Hot or not?

{post}: Juliet B. Schor, economist, and professor of sociology at Boston College, in her speech at TEDex, gives specific examples of companies that, without waiting for the results of large-scale pilot studies in the USA…

July 13, 2022

Employers are preparing inflationary rises

{post}: Employers are preparing inflationary rises, some already in the second round. Nearly 40% of companies in Europe, including Poland, have announced an increase in spending on salaries and employee…

June 27, 2022

Inflation and equalization of the salaries

{post}: While until now employers had a predetermined budget determined based on the company’s payroll and payroll reports, when taking up the topic of recruiting a manager, now they come up with the question: “What …

June 16, 2022