Halfway through the term

WBJ talks to Waldemar Paruch, a chief analyst at the government-established Center of Strategic Analysis, about the ruling party’s stance towards the EU, the government’s unusual structure and what the second half of PiS’ rule may entail

How much would you like to make?

Being asked about salary expectations is almost always the most awkward part of a job interview. But it is equally or even more uncomfortable when a candidate is asked how much they earn in their current job. Should information about salaries be fully public so that the financial aspects of a job of...

Are Polish companies ready for interim management?

The idea of interim management has been developing in Poland for a decade. And while the market is growing at a rate of 15 percent each year and the forecasts for the coming years are positive, we are still a long way from Western markets, where these services have been commonplace for years

Failed recruitment – what then?

Real financial losses, project delays, a drop in efficiency and low morale – these are only some of the consequences companies have to face after a failed recruitment. What support can employers count on from a recruitment agency? How do you set the rules right?

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...

Is your marketing mix future-proof?

In a constantly changing world, the riskiest thing to do is to do nothing. You are facing many challenges and you need to evolve and prepare to change. And change needs leadership to happen.

A secure and durable medium

WBJ talked to Robert Kałuża, COO & Founder, Billon, at the BlockchainTech conference organized by MMC Polska in April to discuss the possible uses and opportunities of blockchain in industry

When will the CEE region produce its first unicorn?

In business, a unicorn is a company that achieves a valuation in excess of $1 billion in less than three years. With this in mind, we need to be honest with ourselves. We will not get a massive stream of unicorns in the near future coming out of the CEE region. Instead, we will be able to foster man...

Tech giants on the ropes

The tech world has been buzzing with headlines in the past few months. Alphabet (Google) was fined in 2017 by the European Commission and is facing more anti-trust litigation. Its Q1 results also leave a lot to be desired. The same goes for Microsoft. Meanwhile, Facebook has come under a barrage of ...