Cure for lack of workers: foreigners and automation

HR experts agree that Slovak companies will struggle with the lack of qualified workers and high number of vacancies.

(Source: TASR)

Companies will continue to struggle with hiring qualified people for certain positions this year, HR experts addressed by The Slovak Spectator agree. While some have started educating future staffers, employing foreigners to fill vacancies remains a viable option.

The Slovak Spectator spoke about the problems and expectations of the labour market in 2018 with Luboš Sirota, vice chairman of the board of directors at McRoy Group; Ivana Heretik Vačoková, permanent placement director at Adecco Slovakia; Jana Harnošová, onsite director at Adecco Slovakia; Mario Fondati, managing client partner at Amrop; Martin Krekáč, chairman and founding partner at Amrop; Ladislava Molnárová, talent acquisition partner at Amrop; and Zuzana Boorová, member of the board of HRcomm.

The Slovak Spectator (TSS): What are the main challenges the labour market will face this year?

The rest of this article is premium content at Spectator.sk
Subscribe now for full access

I already have subscription - Sign in

Subscription provides you with:
  • Immediate access to all locked articles (premium content) on Spectator.sk
  • Special weekly news summary + an audio recording with a weekly news summary to listen to at your convenience (received on a weekly basis directly to your e-mail)
  • PDF version of the latest issue of our newspaper, The Slovak Spectator, emailed directly to you
  • Access to all premium content on Sme.sk and Korzar.sk

Top stories

arrested Pavol Ďurka of NAKA specialised team Purgatory heading to Bratislava' district court.

How an anti-team dismantled an elite police team with the help of the secret service

Hints of a possible coalition break-up over rule of law not materialising for now.


17 h
Monika Tódová

Charges against Denník N journalists dropped

The decision came after the general prosecutor ordered the regional prosecutor to examine the legitimacy of the charges.


18 h

News digest: Prosecutor calls charges against journalists unlawful and unfounded

Editors-in-chief supported accused journalists before charges were dropped. Poll unveils how an ideal foreigner should look. No vote on changes to the Citizenship Act.


18 h
The latest Focus poll has found that 57.7 percent of Slovaks think the government should not be lenient when it comes to taking refugees in.

Show us you belong and we will accept you. Poll shows Slovaks' attitudes to foreigners

The latest Focus poll unveils how an ideal foreigner looks to Slovaks, and if Slovakia can ever become a home to foreigners.


20. sep
Skryť Close ad