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

Unconscious bias in recruitment

{article}: Someone has beautifullyexplained, “Unconscious biases are like an invisible yet omnipresent force that influences many of the decisions we make in our daily lives.” They are like a little…

January 16, 2023

Job scams can happen to anyone

{post}: Layoffs in the tech industry are a fact. As a consequence, a group of IT specialists is active on the labor market. In the process of searching for new projects, IT specialists are exposed to attacks by scammers…

January 09, 2023

How to specify the level of language proficiency in a resume?

{article}: The greatest disproportions and misunderstandings regarding the proficiency of a foreign language in a CV are usually caused by the “communicative” description. For some candidates, it is used to…

December 08, 2022

Do we set the bar too high for employers?

{post}: How to find a balance in setting expectations for employers in order not to end up as a single on the labor market? The labor market is constantly changing, and the standards and expectations we set…

November 04, 2022

Do not get recruited exclusively online

{post}: A few weeks ago, a person close to me, received two very interesting job offers. The offers came from organizations of a different nature but were financially comparable. In both cases, the…

October 27, 2022

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
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