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...

Locked content DM mBanku neutral on IT companies, favores Atende

Brokerage DM mBanku estimated IT companies’ perspectives on The Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW) neutrally, keeping “overweight” rating for Asseco South Eastern Europe, Atende, and Wasko. The brokerage gives “underweight” recommendation for Asseco Poland. DM mBanku estimates that in the first quart...

Locked content Commerz System to employ 500 people in Łódź

German IT firm Commerz Systems wants to employ 200 people by the end of 2018 in its latest office in Łódź, opened on April 6, and plans to create 500 workplaces in total in its Polish branch. At the moment it has a payroll of 150 employees in Łódź. The company operates in Frankfurt and…

No fluff needed

The IT market has never been as competitive when it comes to talent hunting. How is recruitment different in this highly technical industry, where job offers rain down on candidates every day? WBJ asked Tomasz Bujok, co-founder and CEO of No Fluff Jobs, an innovative ad portal for the IT industry. 

Cash IT in

The market has never been this good for IT professionals. They have enjoyed special treatment for years now, but current pay trends are staggering. How much longer can this growth continue?

PwC: Polish companies not cyber secure

Only 8 percent of Polish companies are cyber secure, according to a report by PwC consultancy. Moreover, last year, as a result of cyberattacks, 44 percent of Polish enterprises suffered financial losses, while 62 percent reported disruptions and downtime.

Know thy client

The scenario where you get an ad on your mobile, research the brand online and then buy the shoes at the mall is becoming increasingly common. Omnichannel is more than something to just make shopping easier and more fun. Collecting as much information about your client as possible and combining diff...

Scouring the web

100 milliseconds is not a lot of time, yet that is how long an auction for an advertising spot takes. With big data analytics, advertisers no longer have to choose randomly which spots to bid for. And as many examples show, intuition can be flawed: if you want to sell men’s deodorant, don’t advertis...