WSE employees

Headcount of WSE and the WSE Group
  As at December 31,
  2012 2011
Number of WSE employees 211 213
Number of WSE Group employees 324 261
Source: WSE

The recruitment policy of the Warsaw Stock Exchange is geared towards recruitment of top class specialists in all areas of the company’s activity. In recruitment for strategic positions, the Exchange co-operates with professional human resources consultancies which provide a complete professional and psychological profile of the candidate. Effective employee recruitment is also supported by the WSE website section “Work with WSE.”

In 2012, the human resources policy focused on effective management of HR, payroll, social and bonus processes to match them with business needs and to support the implementation of the Exchange strategy. Monitoring of the payroll policy included a remuneration audit combined with mapping of job positions and job descriptions.

Training plays an important role in the process of employees’ professional development. For this purpose, training was offered in 2012 to improve specific professional qualifications and language skills; MA, post-graduate and PhD courses were also subsidized. In order to improve their professional competences, WSE employees also participated in conferences, congresses and seminars about the markets.

The Warsaw Stock Exchange offers the employees an incentive program consisting of an annual bonus (based on the employee’s individual appraisal and tied to the results of WSE) and a discretionary bonus. The Exchange also provides the employees with additional benefits including medical care, reimbursement of the cost of commuting, sports and recreation subsidies, holiday benefits (pre-paid card), non-returnable assistance in case of acts of nature, as well as loans such as housing and healthcare loans.

WSE headcount by gender
  As at December 31,
  2012 2011
Total
211 213
Women
98 98
Men
113 115
Source: WSE
WSE headcount by education
  As at December 31,
  2012 2011
Total 211 213
Primary - -
Vocational 1 1
Secondary 33 35
Tertiary 177 177
Source: WSE

Traineeships and internships

The Warsaw Stock Exchange puts a strong emphasis on capital market education and learning of young people.

For many years, the Exchange has offered traineeships to university students. In 2012, there were 35 university student trainees majoring in different disciplines including Economics, Finance, and Marketing. Furthermore, WSE runs a program addressed to the winners of the Capital Market Leaders Academy organized by the Lesław A. Paga 2065 Foundation in partnership with WSE.

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