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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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Kysuce highway stalled due to missing money

Money is missing to finish the section of highway between Žilina and Poland, stopping the completion of the D3 highway project.

Road-blocking protest in Povina, Kysuce, demanding completion of highway bypass - February 16.

Slovak film won Generation Kplus section at Berlinale

The film Little Harbour that won the Crystal Bear – beating movies from many other countries - is the work of (mostly) Slovak women.

Director of Little Harbour, Iveta Grófová, with the Cristal Bear

State insulation falls behind expectations, ministry widens support

Only 134 homeowners in the first round and 62 in the second applied for a subsidy via the insulation programme.

Only 134 homeowners in the first round and 62 in the second applied for a subsidy via the state insulation programme. Illustration stock photo

US philosopher with Slovak roots, Michael Novak, dies

The man who advised politicians and even presidents Gerald Ford and James Carter died on February 17, aged 83.

Michael Novak