Is it common to talk about our pay in private?
Most employees agree that salary details are a private matter and a very sensitive topic of discussion. Despite this, nearly three-quarters of respondents would want to know how much their work colleagues earn. The same applies to employees at all levels of management. And that's not all. Up to 62 per cent of people would also like to know how much their acquaintances, neighbours, friends and other people they meet on a regular basis earn.Up to 6 out of 10 people converse with their close friends about their salaries. This was the result of a survey conducted by the international salary portal Paylab.com, which determined people's attitudes towards their pay.
The millennials, or more accurately Generation Y, are a phenomenon having a major impact on retail and real estate markets thanks to their consumer behaviour. The international Paylab salary portal decided to take a closer look at the real purchasing power of the current employed generation of millennials in the countries of Central Europe, the Baltics and the Balkans, where it operates the largest on-line portals dedicated to salary information.
The automotive workforce in Central Europe is becoming more expensive. In comparison to last year's average values, the wages of automotive industry employees in Central Europe have grown in the first half of 2017. The most significant growth was recorded by the international Paylab salary portal in Hungary (+10%), Croatia (+6%) and Slovakia (+5%). In the first half of 2017, wages increased by 4% in the Czech Republic compared to last year's average values.