The art in ‘apartment’

Suburbia is losing its attraction to the tantalizing appeal of living in the very heart of the bustling city center, and living outside the city is giving way to the idea of living above it

Jitters, toasts and the whole shebang

There are 190,000 weddings held each year in Poland. At PLN 25,000- PLN 100,000 a pop, that rounds up to a hefty sum for the wedding industry. Even though the number of ceremonies is dropping, they are becoming more lavish, spectacular – and expensive

Millennials vs. 50+

Employee shortage is making companies re-evaluate their HR policies. On the one hand, the Millennial generation is already the most numerous group in the workforce and companies have no choice than to cater to their needs. On the other hand, few firms take advantage of employees aged 50+, who have t...

Full speed ahead

Transport and logistics are facing a number of challenges: from the increasing pressure on cost optimization, labor market imbalance, legal uncertainties, through to the technological arms race and environmental awareness. WBJ met with Janusz Anioł, General Director of Raben Logistics Polska, to tal...

Logistics challenges ahead

All industries have to stay on their toes to keep up with the changing environment, but the transportation industry seems to be in a particularly difficult spot. Confronted with digital transformation, rising customer expectations, new competitors and their innovative business models, not to mention...

The spam to end all spam

MAY 25, 2018 will forever be the day that people got the most spam, ever. It all started a few days earlier but came to a head on the last Friday of May, when we started receiving dozens upon dozens of emails informing us in a variety of shapes and forms about the new data protection laws, known by ...

Residential market overheating

Apartment prices are soaring at the highest rate since 2007. How long can the demand continue? Developers seem to be aware that the growth is bound to slow down, as they have already started curbing their construction plans

Trading up through trade school

In Poland, a junior programmer in their first job can count on a salary of PLN 2,500-PLN 4,000. That’s more than a specialist with up to three-five years of experience makes in most other industries. A senior coder with 10+ years of practice makes five or six times that. There are few industries wit...

Reclaiming your own data

We all understood that companies were feeding on our data. Millennials, who grew up playing Gameboy between classes, surfing for hours on the newborn web, and Generation Z, falling asleep with smartphones shining in their callow eyes. Deep inside we all knew what was going on, yet we failed to act. ...

TECH Gadgets to watch: The Magic Carpet

Polish company Funtronic, launched in 2014, is the producer and distributor of The Magic Carpet, an innovative teaching aid in the form of interactive projection system that can be used on the floor and on tables. The Magic Carpet incorporates a set of multimedia exercises, games and physical activi...