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One in two Slovaks unhappy with their jobs

A SURVEY conducted by the ACRC agency during the second half of last year shows 58 percent of respondents either frequently or occasionally consider changing their job. Three percent have already decided to take the step, while 39 percent have never considered changing their job, SITA wrote.

The main reason for dissatisfaction was insufficient compensation, which constituted 52 percent of responses. About 16 percent said they worked too hard.

Bad relationships with colleagues was the reason for 23 percent of respondents' troubles and 12 percent were unhappy about their relationship with their boss or subordinates. Unfair treatment from their boss upset 10 percent and another 10 percent were frustrated by insufficient promotion opportunities.

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How to sell Slovak books to English readers

Slovak literature makes it to the big bookstores of London, but it is unlikely to become a bestseller yet.

On Wednesday, Slovak literature will be presented in one of the biggest bookstores in London. Among the new books translated into English is also the anthology of current Slovak prose selected and translated by Magdalena Mullek and Júlia Sherwood.

EC: Focus on education and labour market

Some recommendations remain the same as last year.

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No Slovaks among the victims of Manchester attack so far

The representatives of Slovakia have expressed their sympathy to the families of the victims.

Police guard close to the Manchester Arena in Manchester, Britain, on May 23, 2017, a day after an explosion.

Slovak paralympic athletes win gold and bronze at World Championship

Three Slovaks became world champions in table tennis in the TM2 category at the World Paralympic Championship in Bratislava.

L-R: Ján Riapoš, Martin Ludrovský in the Slovakia-Taiwan match at the paralympic world championship, May 19.