FAQ: Dealing with Slovaks

What are the specifics of the Slovak labour market that foreigners might find surprising?

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The answers were prepared based on the responses of Dana Blechová (managing partner, Blechova Management Consulting); Luboš Sirota (chairman of the board, McROY Group); Marek Chrastina (managing partner, TRIGON Consulting); Sergio Duarte (country manager, Adecco Slovakia); Martin Marek (managing partner, Balanced HR), and Ivana Molnárová (executive director, Profesia).

What should I expect when communicating with Slovak partners?
How do Slovaks react to changes?
What are the specifics of corporate culture in Slovak companies?
What ethical principles do Slovaks adhere to while doing business in Slovakia?
What are the specifics of the Slovak labour market that foreigners might find surprising?
What should I expect from Slovaks as employees?

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