Career and HR

Employment news from Slovakia

Job offers hit six-year low

The number failed to exceed 200,000 last year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Jan 2021, at 18:11

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Employers are searching for more people than during the first pandemic wave

The current situation is not favourable for tourism, gastronomy and the hotel industry.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Nov 2020, at 11:50

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Coronavirus speeds up changes to labour market. More IT positions are sought

Two trends are currently dominant, according to the job-searching website.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Sep 2020, at 11:15

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Most people in Slovakia fail to receive more than €1,000 net

The highest average wage goes to top managers and IT specialists.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Aug 2020, at 10:44

The number of university graduates far exceeds market needs

Only one in five job offers requires a university degree, the recent analysis suggests.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Aug 2020, at 11:35

Looking for a job

How to hunt for a high-level job

The higher the level candidates have reached, the more difficult it is to change jobs and to find something locally appealing as the Slovak market lacks headquarter level jobs.Mariana Turanová30. Jul 2020, at 7:00

Tracking down talents vs. filling positions

As in other consulting partnerships, the experience, energy and resources a consulting company must put in a project require a payment guarantee.Martin Krekáč21. Jul 2020, at 7:00

Leading HR professional: We need to be more human than resources

Tatiana Orglerová from Knauf Insulation describes what she sees in HR and how she helped build the community in Slovakia.Radka Minarechová, 16. Jul 2020, at 6:35

Tatiana Orglerová

Online can partly replace on-site events

It was interesting to see how rapidly users switch to the online environment.Nina Hrabovská Francelová, 13. Jul 2020, at 8:00

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More job offers with home office, gender gap remains wide. How labour market has been developing

These were the trends of the Slovak labour market in the past year.Radka Minarechová, 1. Jul 2020, at 6:30

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The government’s priority is to keep existing workplaces and create new ones

Employers call for a more flexible Labour Code.Jana Liptáková, 30. Jun 2020, at 10:49

The ruling coalition of OĽaNO, Sme Rodina, SaS and Za Ľudí

Employers report gloomy hiring plans for the third quarter of 2020

Hiring plans weaken in all industry sectors, regions and organisation size categories.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jun 2020, at 13:17

Gathering of Employees of SES Tlmače for keeping the employment.

Blog: Job search in the times of the coronavirus? Not impossible

Pharmacists, sales people and teachers are in demand in Slovakia.Martin Poduška6. May 2020, at 8:00

Robots may replace one-third of jobs

The most endangered positions are in the west.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. May 2019, at 22:53

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It’s confirmed: The average wage exceeded €1,000 last year

The average wage was realised mostly by the capital and its surroundings.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Mar 2019, at 13:55

Is cooperation with the self-employed illegal?

There are no statistics on forced and unforced relationships with self-employed persons in Slovakia.Peter Adamovsky, 11. Mar 2019, at 11:00

These were the trends on the Slovak labour market

What did 2018 bring in career and employment in Slovakia?Radka Minarechová, 4. Mar 2019, at 6:30

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Employers and jobseekers do not speak the same language

Even with an insufficient labour force, companies could fill some positions if they offered better salaries and bonuses.Michaela Terenzani, 8. Feb 2019, at 9:12

There are still candidates who would be interested in working in some positions if they got more attractive rewards and benefits.

New recruitment rules for foreigners bring simplifications but also new obligations

Introducing the changes on paper is not enough. It is necessary to make them happen in reality, too, the representatives of BSCs say.Radka Minarechová, 5. Feb 2019, at 6:30

Despite some improvements, it still takes companies a long time to hire an employee from a non-EU country.