The study is conducted as an expert panel to make it possible to account for the largest number of opinions of people involved in the process of recruitment (both supply and demand). Exchange of views and knowledge of participants in the discussion makes the forecasting more credible.
The results of the barometer may be used by career counsellors or placement officers in their everyday work for the benefit of jobseekers. It will also be useful for unemployed people who want to change the occupation they were previously involved in.
The study was conducted for the first time in the entire Małopolska region in the 4th quarter of 2010.
The report was published by Regional Labour Office in Krakow in 2011.