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

Will you go to work despite being sick? Presenteeism.

{post}: This question is rhetorical for many of us. Why are we doing this? Because we are at the end of the project and we just need to make sure the last touches. Because recently we have been absent quite often…

May 24, 2023

Job reshuffles – quick change on positions

{post}: I know at least two bad comedies in which two characters switch places by a strange twist of fate. Usually, the pattern is similar – an irresponsible party-goer, puts himself in the shoes of a well…

April 21, 2023

Pre-onboarding. Collaboration doesn’t start on Day 1

{post}: Do you remember how you felt during the transition period between submitting your notice and the first day of work in a new place. 80% of employed specialists feel uncertainty and stress on the eve of starting a…

March 28, 2023

Employer’s counteroffer – will you accept it?

{post}: You’ve made the decision to leave your job, you’ve accepted a new offer, you’re resigning, and your current employer puts a counteroffer on the table. In most cases, the offer is purely financial and trumps…

March 02, 2023

Fully paid menstrual leave

{post}: Spain is the first country in Europe to include paid menstrual leave in the labor law. A new law passed by the Spanish government allows women to take menstrual leave if they experience painful…

February 17, 2023

To quit or not to quit?

{post}: Quite ancient seems to be an idea that has accompanied many of us for years – if you don’t work in a company for one year, you will ruin your CV. There are two aspects of the changes taking place in the labor…

February 01, 2023

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
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