Information technology employees monitor their salaries the most intensively. A total of 33,587 IT employees in Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Hungary compared their salaries using an anonymous online service over the past 12 months, the most salary questionnaires among all industries. Analysis was conducted using the three largest salary portals, Platy.sk, Platy.cz and Fizetesek.hu, which all use identical data collection methodology. All three portals are celebrating their 10th anniversaries this year and are among the largest information databases on salaries and benefits in the Central Europe region.

Recommend an employee and we’ll reward you. Companies do not underestimate the strength of their employees’ social contacts. Just the opposite, they’ve begun to reward them if they help bring new and skilled help into the firm. The international salary portal Paylab.com, which continuously monitors employee benefits, determined the prevalence of referral benefits in the region of Central and Eastern Europe.

How do employees view present-day leaders? What kind of relationship do they have with their direct superiors? The Paylab.com salary portal completed an international employee survey on the characteristics that contemporary managers lack the most. The survey is part of PAYLAB COMPENSATION MONITOR which observes on regular basis trends related to remuneration. We asked employees in 11 countries across Europe to evaluate their direct supervisor. The portal also examined how their relationship with their boss influenced their salaries.

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The population is ageing and the average age at our workplaces will continue to rise. Have you considered what you are going to do professionally after you turn 50? Are you going to remain loyal to your current job? What should you start thinking about now? How will the workplace look in the future, for instance in 2050?

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.

Workplace stress has an influence on sleep. People who are stressed sleep less. The Stress in the Workplace Study, conducted by the international Paylab.com portal, shows that employees who regularly sleep 6 hours or less during the work week are more likely to complain about stress at work. They suffer from an onslaught of duties and responsibilities, low salary, overtime work, and a lack of free time and rest. The survey was conducted at the start of 2017 and involved a sample of 58,508 employees in 11 European countries. The survey is part of PAYLAB COMPENSATION MONITOR which observes on regular basis trends related to remuneration.

The pay gap between men and women endures and is a pressing issue almost worldwide. A comparison of salaries at the position level provides a relevant insight into fair financial compensation. Based on an analysis conducted by the international Paylab.com portal, women earn 2 to 11% less on average than men in the same positions in individual CEE countries.

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Apr.
What Are the Major Stress Factors Causing Employees to Lose Sleep?

Workplace stress has an influence on sleep. People who are stressed sleep less. The Stress in the Workplace Study, conducted by the international Paylab.com portal, shows that employees who regularly sleep 6 hours or less during the work week are more likely to complain about stress at work. They suffer from an onslaught of duties and responsibilities, low salary, overtime work, and a lack of free time and rest. The survey was conducted at the start of 2017 and involved a sample of 58,508 employees in 11 European countries. The survey is part of PAYLAB COMPENSATION MONITOR which observes on regular basis trends related to remuneration.

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Dec.
Overview of Year-End Bonuses for Employees in European Countries

Many employees look forward to a year-end bump in their pay as a result of a financial bonus above and beyond their monthly salary as reward for their year-round effort and performance at work. Analysis from the Paylab salary portal shows that 12 to 26 per cent of employees received year-end bonuses in Europe, which typically do not exceed their average monthly base salary.

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Oct.
How Brexit is Affecting Economic Growth Among EU Countries

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