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Blog: HR Marketing: Not everybody can be Google!

It is important to know who your target audience is and the position you aspire to achieve as an employer on the market.Katarína Nováková22. May 2017, at 12:00

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The idea of Slovakia

What does this country stand for? Slovaks could – and should – shout a little louder about what they have achieved, and where they want to go.James Thomson22. May 2017, at 8:05

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Testing the Teflon

A year after the Bašternák case began, nothing seem to be sticking to the interior minister. Yet. Michaela Terenzani ,18. May 2017, at 16:09

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Blog: Here comes my permit, at last

A foreigners' real experience at the foreigners’ police department in Bratislava.James Griffith8. May 2017, at 13:25

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Blog: Companies need not be perfect, but they must be ready to admit a mistake

Companies must learn to empathize with their target group – with their needs and expectations.Tatiana Čaplová8. May 2017, at 6:30

The increase in revenues for online ads has taken a bite out of the advertising in print media.

I am a foreigner and I typically eat...

How can you get to know other people when all you ask is if they married a Slovak and what do they eat (typical food) with maybe an eventual bonus question on alcohol?Anca Dragu5. May 2017, at 13:30

Competing in halušky eating.

Victim or clown?

In characteristic fashion, Igor Matovič may be felled by his own hubris - but still manage to make himself look like the victim. Michaela Terenzani ,4. May 2017, at 15:05

OĽaNO-NOVA leader Igor Matovič

Where Fico ends and Orbán begins

Fico did not get the idea to monitor NGOs from his Hungarian counterpart. But if he proceeds this way, he will turn into Orbán.Zuzana Kepplová4. May 2017, at 14:49

Hungarian PM Orbán with Slovak counterpart, Fico.
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Blog: Success, 96 hours later

A foreigners' real experience at the foreigners’ police department in Bratislava.James Griffith4. May 2017, at 10:20

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Blog: The peculiar order of numbers

A foreigners' real experience at the foreigners’ police department in Bratislava.James Griffith1. May 2017, at 12:50

SMEs call for less red tape.
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Blog: A line does not always form

A foreigners' real experience at the foreigners’ police department in Bratislava.James Griffith27. Apr 2017, at 10:10

The foreigners’ police department in Petržalka
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Blog: We can always count on the nerds…

Brands need to focus on doing good and that this approach is the only option if they want to stay relevant, credible and even profitable, says Thomas Kolster.Thomas Kolster25. Apr 2017, at 14:40

Thomas Kolster speaking

Legitimising fake news

One of Slovakia’s media schools has invited a well-known conspiracy theorist to an academic conference. What does this say about the state of the Slovak media? Michaela Terenzani ,24. Apr 2017, at 17:46

Tibor Rostas
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Blog: Underground economy flourishes in the queues

A foreigners' real experience at the foreigners’ police department in Bratislava.James Girffith24. Apr 2017, at 15:40

Foreign investors said they would welcome less bureaucracy in Slovakia.
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The fightback starts here

Voters and consumers feel powerless and angry. But sometimes the system does actually work, after a fashion.James Thomson21. Apr 2017, at 7:15

Lonely voter: EP election turnout was low in 2004

This is not a game, and these are not children

If politicians care about the future of the country, they need to offer young protesters with specific demands more than the just same old vague assurances. Michaela Terenzani ,20. Apr 2017, at 18:25

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Blog: Tuesday is better than Friday

A foreigners' real experience at the foreigners’ police department in Bratislava.James Griffith19. Apr 2017, at 10:30

Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.

Blog: Automotive sector in Slovakia: a blessing, which might (soon) turn to a curse

Automotive industry struggles by lack of labour force and rigid legislature.Peter Bukov18. Apr 2017, at 6:50

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Blog: Find the last person

A foreigners' real experience at the foreigners’ police department in Bratislava.James Griffith16. Apr 2017, at 17:30

Foreigners sitting in front of the alien police office.
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Blog: What I know about "the list"

A foreigners' real experience at the foreigners’ police department in Bratislava.James Griffith10. Apr 2017, at 13:35

The reception at the Border and Foreigners' Police station in Petržalka.

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