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Employer Expectations Regarding the Competencies of Employees on the Energy Market in Poland

Department of Labour Resource Management, Cracow University of Economics, 31-510 Cracow, Poland
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Energies 2021, 14(21), 7233; https://doi.org/10.3390/en14217233
Received: 28 September 2021 / Revised: 25 October 2021 / Accepted: 28 October 2021 / Published: 2 November 2021
It is because of competencies that there is a possibility of ensuring the strategic safety of each country when it comes to energy security. With the vast development of IT and teamwork, there are various competencies needed in the whole energy sector. The aim of this study is to assess the needs of competencies in the Polish energy labor market as well as the trends among hard ad soft skills also in the context of renewable energy sources. Within an exploratory approach, 245 job advertisements were analyzed using various tools, including general descriptive statistics, Shapiro-Wilk, Kruskal–Wallis H and Mann–Whitney U tests, as well as Spearman’s Rho. The research confirmed that teamwork and MS Office are crucial demands of employers. It is also important that the market is diverse when it comes to competence demands, but soft skills are needed in every position, even purely technical ones. View Full-Text
Keywords: competence; competency; energy market; labor market; Poland; soft skills; hard skills; labor demand competence; competency; energy market; labor market; Poland; soft skills; hard skills; labor demand
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Szydło, R.; Wiśniewska, S.; Tyrańska, M.; Dolot, A.; Bukowska, U.; Koczyński, M. Employer Expectations Regarding the Competencies of Employees on the Energy Market in Poland. Energies 2021, 14, 7233. https://doi.org/10.3390/en14217233

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Szydło R, Wiśniewska S, Tyrańska M, Dolot A, Bukowska U, Koczyński M. Employer Expectations Regarding the Competencies of Employees on the Energy Market in Poland. Energies. 2021; 14(21):7233. https://doi.org/10.3390/en14217233

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Szydło, Robert, Sylwia Wiśniewska, Małgorzata Tyrańska, Anna Dolot, Urszula Bukowska, and Marek Koczyński. 2021. "Employer Expectations Regarding the Competencies of Employees on the Energy Market in Poland" Energies 14, no. 21: 7233. https://doi.org/10.3390/en14217233

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