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?

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