Radka Minarechová

Radka Minarechová

About author

Radka Minarechová began working for The Slovak Spectator in July 2011, after graduating from the journalism department of Comenius University in Bratislava. She covers political news, as well as occasional economic stories, and writes for our special publications.She is also responsible for the information tables that appear in the special publications. Before she joined The Slovak Spectator team, Ms. Minarechová contributed to the Career & Employment Guide and Spectacular Slovakia.

List of authors articles

Clusters: Untapped innovation potential

Groups want more support but say changes for better may be on the way.7. Jan 2020, at 7:00

The announcement of the arrival of Visma to Košice.

FAQ: What foreigners ask before relocating to Slovakia?

Finding a new home in Slovakia.5. Jan 2020, at 12:40

Can Finnish ways be applied in Slovak schools?

The Slovak Spectator looked at some big differences between the Slovak and Finnish education systems.3. Jan 2020, at 6:32

The 2018 TALIS study shows young people are not interested in becoming teachers.

How to keep young talent in the east

School graduates often head to Bratislava or western Europe.30. Dec 2019, at 15:00

Many young people leave Košice to live further west, but universities are among those trying to show them that it makes sense to start a life and career in the city.

2019 investment highlights: new car models, real estate purchases and expansions

Check out the most important business events of the year.30. Dec 2019, at 6:30

Twin City Tower in Bratislava.

Recession could affect job market. No disaster expected

Employers see the steep increase in minimum wage as risky.4. Dec 2019, at 12:15

Food industry may reflect the higher work surcharges in the prices of products.

MIT student: Working on Hyperloop was exciting

American Loewen Cavill showed Slovak girls how creative computer science can be.28. Nov 2019, at 10:12

Loewen Cavill

Slovakia more involved in e-cars and battery production

But the question is how the change will affect employees in the automotive sector.27. Nov 2019, at 11:45

Carmakers in Slovakia also produce electric battery and hybrid car models.

Taking the road towards e-mobility

The action plan to support e-mobility is a good start. Yet higher awareness and the support of research are necessary too.26. Nov 2019, at 6:30

The Economy Ministry has come up with several ideas to support electromobility in Slovakia.

Slovaks care about the environment and climate change; so should companies

More than one half of Slovaks still can't think of specific companies doing responsible business.14. Nov 2019, at 12:22

Illustrative stock photo

Slovak ramp inspector: We can ground a plane if deficiencies aren’t removed

Securing the safety of air traffic makes for a fulfilling job, said Gabriela Galambošová, a Slovak hero from the EU Protects campaign.7. Nov 2019, at 14:50

Gabriela Galambošová

Tourism instead of mining. Upper Nitra needs to transform

Slovakia will definitely abandon brown coal mining in 2027. The region must prepare for the change.31. Oct 2019, at 9:10

The mining company is already active in other fields and even grows tomatoes.

Lack of staffers hinders further growth of BSCs

The country needs modern legislation reflecting current challenges, the representatives of the sector suggest.28. Oct 2019, at 6:40

Despite some improvements, it still takes companies a long time to hire an employee from a non-EU country.

Simpler communication with tax offices. Did e-tax returns meet the goal?

Despite some improvements, the Financial Administration’s system still has shortcomings.9. Oct 2019, at 16:05

Illustrative stock photo

The biggest reform in cash registers. eKasa put into operation

The new online cash register system had a rough start. Many problems still being solved on the fly, entrepreneurs say.9. Oct 2019, at 11:02

If entrepreneurs required to use eKasa fail to connect to the system by the beginning of 2020, they will face high fines.

“Foreigners” born in Slovakia show their faces

Otherness can be smaller than we think, the photo project of Tomáš Halász and the Milan Šimečka Foundation shows.18. Sep 2019, at 9:59

Foreigners invisible to most Slovaks

People do not have a clue how many foreigners live in Slovakia. At the same time, they do not trust them, a recent poll shows.12. Sep 2019, at 14:01

LPH Group head: We should be recognised as technological firms in the first place

The biggest challenge is to satisfy the customers and offer solutions in advance, says its CEO, Ján Manduľák.4. Sep 2019, at 16:02

An illustration photo

Slovak develops unique chip of small size and extremely low power requirements

I wanted to give something important back to the country, said Radoslav Danilák of company Tachyum.2. Sep 2019, at 16:30

Radoslav Danilák at 2017 GLOBSEC conference in Bratislava.

Quality instead of quantity. MPs should think about the laws they submit, businesses say

Laws submitted by MPs evade necessary public discussion and impact studies, harming the business environment.30. Aug 2019, at 8:00

Slovak parliament, illustrative stock photo