Modern Trends of Russian Labour Market: Employers and Employees Expectations

  • S. A. GrishaevaEmail author
  • T. A. Beregovskaya
  • E. V. van der Voort
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 161)


This article discusses trends in the Russian labour market which reflect changes brought by digitization, changing gender roles, generational characteristics of the labour force, etc. Special attention is paid to the processes of flexibilization, which, in particular, result in such a phenomenon as “precarious employment”. The authors consider the horizontal career as one of the trends, which allows maintaining motivation and involvement when reaching the “ceiling” of a vertical career, as well as the specifics of working in a remote format and the attitude of employers to this format of work. The conclusions in this paper are based on the data from a sociological research conducted by the headhunting company Kontakt InterSearch Russia in 2019-2020.


Digitalization Generation Z Horizontal career Labour market Remote work 



We express our gratitude to the company Kontakt InterSearch Russia for fruitful cooperation and research materials.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. A. Grishaeva
    • 1
    Email author
  • T. A. Beregovskaya
    • 1
  • E. V. van der Voort
    • 2
  1. 1.State University of ManagementMoscowRussia
  2. 2.AB Sciex Netherlands B.V.Capelle Aan Den IjsselThe Netherlands

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