Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

TRAINING AND EDUCATION PROVIDE LABOUR MARKET WITH NEW OPTIONS

Tatravagónka educates employees and bosses alike

EMPLOYEE education has become a priority in Slovak companies.

Tatravagónka has received EU money for employee retraining.(Source: SITA)

EMPLOYEE education has become a priority in Slovak companies.

The European Social Fund distributes grants for this through the Human Resources Operational Programme. Tatravagónk Poprad, a rolling stock manufacturer, is one of the companies that received grants to train their employees, the Hospodárske Noviny financial daily wrote in November 2007.
In October 2007, Tatravagónka signed contracts with the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family to retrain 1,200 employees by September 2008. The training includes lessons in foreign languages, computers, managerial skills, and production and technological procedures.

So far, 115 employees are learning English and 27 are learning German. The trainers have been using methods such as experiential and adventure education, group work, and presentation of results. In software education, technology experts and foremen have been working with special applications that they can use in their everyday activities.

Tatravagónka focuses primarily on communication, creating an assertive approach, conflict resolution, teamwork, and implementing new managerial methods. Even top management has been included. The main goal is implementing the participant's knowledge and skills into their work

Topic: Career and HR


Top stories

UPDATED: Slovakia’s Kuzmina wins Olympic gold Video

The Slovak biathlete dominates the 12.5km race at this year’s Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang.

Anastasiya Kuzmina

Slovakia ends last in its preliminary group Photo

Slovenia defeated the Slovak team on shootouts.

Slovak archaeologists discover a key to understanding the Maya

Revolutionary laser technology has changed the view of current knowledge about the ancient Mayas. Slovak experts' findings are part of a major breakthrough in Maya archaeology.

Slovaks participate in a major breakthrough in Maya archaeology.

Will Kiska run for president?

Media reports suggest that Andrej Kiska will not run again. How does the situation look one year ahead of presidential election?

President Andrej Kiska