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Radka Minarechová

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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.

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Learn from successes along with mistakes

The mentoring programme enables contacts between students and business leaders, to help them move forward in their future career.21. Jun 2017, at 14:39

Students and business leaders could network at the Mentor Network Program in late May.

Companies resist criminal liability law

Many firms still perceive the adoption of measures to prevent criminal prosecution as defined by the law only as further regulation, not a way to help them.13. Jun 2017, at 6:30

Companies discussed the approach to compliance programmes at the European Compliance Forum 2017 in Modra.

Foreigners in Slovakia also make a date with their citiesPhoto

Over 10,000 Slovaks and foreigners participated in the biggest volunteering event in central Europe.12. Jun 2017, at 13:03

Bratislava

State puts controversial IT project on ice

Authorities are starting to care more about the IT projects they commission but much still needs to be done in this field.7. Jun 2017, at 16:17

No upheaval in the Judicial Council

No significant changes expected after election of new members.1. Jun 2017, at 8:00

Some members of the Judicial Council will change.

Shared economy impacts housing offer

Certain regulation is necessary, but there is still discussion on how to do so.30. May 2017, at 6:30

Bratislava

Slovakia vies for medicines agency

What chances does the country have at winning the seat of the prestigious European Medicines Agency that needs to relocate from London?24. May 2017, at 16:00

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Handicapped children want to feel equal

The unlimited and unselfish love children give you cannot be found anywhere else, says Zdenka Zámečníková, the chief nurse at the Home of Social Services (DSS) for Children and Adults in Galanta, when explaining the…17. May 2017, at 16:42

Fathers also take care of their children

The growing number of men in Slovakia stay home with their children. But are the current rules sufficient?12. May 2017, at 12:00

An increasing number of men are staying home with their children.

EU funds-related red tape will be reduced

The deputy prime minister for investments and informatisation improves the image of e-letterboxes; also by simplifying the process of submitting applications for EU money.11. May 2017, at 6:46

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Outsourcing can benefit public sector

The principles of outsourcing applied by the public bodies should be the same as when procuring non-core services in the private sphere, experts say.2. May 2017, at 6:30

It can pay to outsource some of your paperwork.

The curiosity of artists can be useful in conflictsVideo

Using the basic principles of dancing may be helpful when dealing with conflict situations, says Dana Caspersen, a year-long performer of William Forsythe’s choreography, who now specialises in dealing with…28. Apr 2017, at 6:04

The Exchange project

How social networks can earn you a ticket to Germany

Can a status on a social network change someone’s life? Yes, if you write humorous stories about a fictive German ambassador.27. Apr 2017, at 10:39

Assaf Alassaf (r) talked about his life and his book in Bratislava

It’s not easy being an ‘alien’ in Slovakia

Are Slovaks scared of foreigners? The stories of those who are trying to make their homes here suggest that ignorance and bureaucratic inertia, rather than fear, cause more problems. But the situation might be…24. Apr 2017, at 6:30

Dealing with state offices may be difficult and time-demanding.

Education reform can also come from below

US experts are expected to help with the new initiative aimed at searching for innovative educational projects.19. Apr 2017, at 15:38

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The use of e-letterboxes still minimal

Companies are obliged to start e-communication as of July, though state authorities are not even fully prepared.14. Apr 2017, at 12:00

Hospital rankings offer necessary feedback

Patients’ satisfaction levels indicate the quality of health care, but data may be distorted by the number of respondents.13. Apr 2017, at 9:20

Doctors may stop their rounds.

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