Career and HR, page 2

Who were the top employers last year?

The decisive factors were not only money.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Jan 2019, at 22:41

Young people looking for a job, illustrative stock photo.

What is the worst question Slovaks have to answer at job interviews?

Jobseekers cannot stand the question about their future plans.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Jan 2019, at 13:36

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Less Slovaks want to work in the UK

The number of job applicants for these jobs has dropped by 58 percent.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Jan 2019, at 22:05

Slovakia goes easier on foreigners, but not easy enough

Current policies only partially solve problems, observer says.Radka Minarechová, 28. Dec 2018, at 7:00

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The most problematic change: work surcharges

New measures introduced within the Labour Code amendment are expected to be employee-friendly, but observers question their impact.Radka Minarechová, 8. Oct 2018, at 6:30

Bakers are negatively impacted by work surcharges as they have increased prices

Slovaks experience boom in income

Low-income households gets the opportunity for a better life.Peter Adamovsky, 3. Oct 2018, at 6:30

Employees of the Sereď-based returns centre of Amazon recently received salary increases.

Slovak population is getting older and smaller

The demographic development poses risks.Jana Liptáková, 1. Oct 2018, at 6:30

Slovakia is one of the most ageing countries in the European Union. It needs to adapt to the change in its population’s age structure.

New generations enter job market

Millennians and Generation Z want more freedom.Jana Liptáková, 1. Oct 2018, at 6:30

Younger generations are trying to shape the labour market, but not all employers are willing to respect their demands.

Government raises salaries within its reach

Lowest wage impacts the population and firms differently.Peter Adamovsky, 26. Sep 2018, at 6:30

Minimum wage also impacts surcharges for night and weekend work.

Rules for hiring foreigners are simpler. For exceptions

Despite positive changes, employers still point to some barriers preventing more effective and simpler recruitment of foreign workers.Radka Minarechová, 24. Sep 2018, at 11:57

Some problems with the Foreigners’ Police continue.

Attract a future employer with a digital CV

A new Slovak start-up offers an innovation in the interview process.Nina Hrabovská Francelová, 20. Sep 2018, at 14:09

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Non-Bratislavans earn more than the natives

Young people can have a big chance of becoming rich in Slovakia, regardless of their parents' status.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. May 2018, at 13:30

A view of Bratislava from the Old Town Hall

Government accelerates hiring from abroad

The Labour Ministry introduced a list of job positions in short supply which should become subject to a shorter recruitment process: from six to three months.Peter Adamovsky, 19. Mar 2018, at 6:30

Labour Minister Ján Richter

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.Radka Minarechová, 16. Mar 2018, at 6:30

Shortfall of qualified workers depresses the Slovak labour market

Experts find a way out by reshaping the education scheme.Jana Liptáková, 12. Mar 2018, at 6:30

Automation – an opportunity or a threat?

The search is underway for talent to fill jobs that do not even exist today.Igor Šulík and Michal Lukáč9. Mar 2018, at 6:30

Average wage is expected to increase to above €1,000 in 2018

Lack of qualified labour drives up wages.Jana Liptáková, 7. Mar 2018, at 6:30

Lack of labour force: Is employing people over 50 an answer?

Older people can bring added value to a job.Dana Blechová2. Mar 2018, at 6:30

Why do people want to change jobs? The survey gives an answer

A poll finds that the number of people dissatisfied with their jobs has been increasing, often quitting and finding new work.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Jan 2018, at 13:59

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Who are the top employers of 2017?

This year respondents changed priorities when choosing the most attractive employers.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Jan 2018, at 21:09