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

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

When the employer raises the salary at the finish line

{post}: We have recently hired a candidate for the managerial position. The employer did not have a high budget, so we played open cards with the candidates, informing all, at the very beginning of the recruitment…

June 06, 2022

Being a mom does not evaluate you as a leader

{post}: During an interview with a candidate for a managerial position, quite naturally occurred, that my interviewee is a mother of three children. My first thought was – what an amazing woman! She must be…

May 26, 2022

Medical packages for pets

{post}: Medical packages for animals grab the heart and become a sought-after employee benefit. The initiative became famous thanks to Rossmann, which launched the “Animal Club” at the beginning of this year. Ilona…

May 18, 2022

Motivation to change the job

{post}: While interviewing the candidates, each time, without an exception, I ask a question about the candidate’s motivation for a possible job change. The three most common answers given before the pandemic…

May 16, 2022
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