In case of staff reduction, the employer may insist on the dismissal of employees at their own request or by agreement of the parties. So the company is exempted from the obligation to pay laid-off severance pay. But workers are no less inventive and use different methods in order to defend their interests.
According to a recent survey by Superjob, 64% of Russians consider the profession of a programmer prestigious. Moreover, women especially respect them (70% of respondents said this versus 50% of men). One of the main arguments is "a very profitable profession ...". The IT workers themselves also do not complain about life: 78% of them do not regret their chosen specialty and would choose it again if there was a chance.
Life around continues the Other Russia week. Until recently, it seemed that everyone was copying Moscow and St. Petersburg, and ultimately they wanted to move here - now it is obvious that positive energy is accumulating in other cities - from Samara to Vladivostok, and sometimes their capitals lack their experience. For five days we will talk about how much they spend, where they live, what they produce and how people in Russia make their cities better.
There is an enduring feeling of anxiety in the air. The ruble is falling, investors are leaving, nothing portends the growth of the Russian economy in the near future. In addition to fears that you will have to go to buckwheat and rest only in the suburbs, there is another one - the fear of job loss. And although experts say that it’s not worth much fear and the yard is far from 2008, just in case we asked a lawyer to tell us how to assert our rights upon dismissal, an HR specialist how to not be without work, and a psychologist how all this survive.
Aliya Rakimgulova vice president of Acronis I worked and developed in one company for nine years. And judging by it, then there is no gender problem in IT. Despite the fact that Acronis is an international business with a staff of almost 700 people. If we have fewer women somewhere, then this is in the development department. There are slightly more of them among testers, the gender ratio in the technical support department is approximately 40/60.
According to Job.ru, in September there was a decline in the activity of employers in the search for senior management, while the number of vacancies for performers did not decrease. Companies do not expand the staff, but simply replace the retired employees with others. They are trying to take advantage of market instability in order to hire qualified specialists for less money, analysts say the portal.
Knowledge of English is the norm for a modern person who loves traveling and thinks about career advancement. And what other foreign languages should you pay attention to, so that the employer is willing to pay more? Life around spoke with experts to find the answer to this question.
Members of our community discuss whether it is worth embellishing their accomplishments in an interview. We addressed this issue with representatives of recruiting companies and found out how recruiters calculate dishonest applicants and in what cases should they be deceived. Yulia Lysenko, general director of Freework service at Ankor personnel holding Any interview is like negotiating a sale.
Sergey Kudryavtsev managing partner PRIDEX Our company is engaged in the design and construction of offices. Before starting work, we interview employees of companies that they are most annoyed at the workplace. Over five years, we have accumulated answers from about 10 thousand people working in more than 90 offices in the Moscow region.
Life around begins the "New Life Week". For five days we will talk about how to change ourselves and our habits, and also try to change jobs and listen to the advice of a mentor. The first material is about what professional areas representatives of crisis-resistant specialties can go to.
According to statistics from the SuperJob portal, 16% of companies dismiss one of their employees after a corporate party. Often the fault is inappropriate behavior at the event. Life around asked experts how to avoid such a development of events. Vera Likhacheva business trainer Corporate events - work rest under the supervision of management.
Alexey Gorbunov CEO of the recruiting company SQ-Team Everywhere an important measure. Each vacancy has a minimum and maximum, for example, from 60 to 90 thousand rubles. What kind of salary will you be offered: 60 or 90 thousand? Usually neither one nor the other - the proposal will be 70-80 thousand. To maximize the proposal, you need to meet the requirements of the vacancy and build a dialogue like this: "Your vacancy is extremely interesting for me, the only factor that is a little confusing ... but if the offer is ... thousands, I will not hesitate to accept it."
Ekaterina Kotova Marketing and Communications Director, United Credit Bureau Our company held a corporate event All Stars Party on December 12th. The style and theme of the event were inspired by the golden age of Hollywood, I originally wanted to make a beautiful party. It's nice that many colleagues supported the declared black tie dress code and came in evening dresses and tuxedos.
The portal for job search HeadHunter at the request of Life around conducted a survey of 5,722 employees of Moscow companies, 1,723 respondents were not from the capital. We wanted to find out whether people were affected by the dismissal and whether they were ready, without work, to leave Moscow. The survey revealed that of all the newcomers who lost their jobs in the last year, 59% quit on their own, 21% on staff reductions due to the crisis, 6% due to the reorganization of the company.
Maria Mitina Parallels HR Specialist It is generally accepted that in IT all processes are tuned, and developers are logical and predictable. For the most part, this is true. For many years of working as an HR specialist in IT companies (both in external and internal staffing), even I have developed clear-cut algorithms for actions in different situations.
Anna Izmaylova Head of Marketing and Sales, Stockholm School of Economics Pros and cons of new work On the one hand, according to statistics, the size of wages increases faster for those who change jobs more often - compared to those who are waiting for an increase in one place and in a long time in the end gets an increase of 10%.
Sometimes a person really wants to get this particular job, reads a million articles on how to successfully pass interviews, learns by heart the history of the company, studies the profiles of potential interviewers on Facebook and LinkedIn, amazes everyone with his knowledge in the profession. But after the interview, instead of the offer - silence.
Georgy Chernov, Leading Recruiting Specialist, Superjob.ru Unlike the past crisis, companies are now cutting back on specialists very deliberately and trying not to make sudden movements. For example, demanded IT-specialists in general can count on salary indexation.
News about the reduction of employees recently appear more often. Staff optimization is carried out in Transmashholding, AvtoVAZ, TASS news agency, CTC Media, VTB 24 bank and other companies. Our readers also talked about abbreviations. To find out the extent of the problem, job search site Job.
Kirill Shiryaev, Head of Kaspersky Lab Personnel Recruitment Department The Kaspersky Lab adaptation program is very rich and consists of several stages. The leader signs their employee in the “Adaptation Plan”. It includes regular meetings with the boss or mentor to determine adaptation steps in the company.
Many people think that an unusual hobby will set them apart from the crowd of candidates. But it's not always the case. Some HR specialists do not like extreme people ("the employee will break his arm - you have to let go on sick leave"), and animal lovers are unlikely to understand the hunters. Life around learned how a hobby affects the hiring process and in what form it is worth talking about your hobbies.