• Tracking down talents or filling positionsMost top managers and HR professionals, as well as business families and their companies, know that strategic executive search and leadership services are typically employed to fill key management and specialised positions. And yet many assign a task of finding suitable candidates to recruitment agencies. It may seem that the difference between a recruitment agency and executive search company is just a matter of how and how much a client will pay for the service. But how does it work in real life? More about this topic writes in an article for annual publication, the Career and Employment Guide, of The Slovak Spectator Martin Krekáč, Chairman & Founding Partner at Amrop Jenewein.
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  • Many family companies do not have a well-thought-out plan and respond spontaneously to a sudden crisis. They usually do it wrong...Many companies are realizing a lack of preparedness only when a crisis occurs. Therefore it should be considered to think about how best to prepare for critical periods in time and to include these aspects in strategic planning. The founding members of the Partners of Family-Owned Companies association Michal Kukula, Managing Partner from nebotra consulting and Rastislav Mackanič, Client Partner from Amrop Jenewein, talk about this in an interview for Forbes Slovakia. The Partners of Family-Owned Companies association is a partner of a special June release focusing on the topic of Family Business.

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  • Coronavirus comes with an irreversible change to Slovakia's labour marketCoronavirus comes with an irreversible change. “A maximum of 150 employees will be able to work in a building in which 500 employees worked in February.“ Read more about the pandemic consequences on the Slovak labor market in an article written specifically for The Slovak Spectator that includes interesting statements of the three partners (Igor Šulík, Ladislava Molnárová and Marek Hradílek) from Amrop Jenewein too.
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  • The agility as one of the effective curesThe new coronavirus has affected all areas. Even though our fight is not over, one thing is almost certain: the world will be different than before. The company owners and executive management are mostly responsible for the strategy of surviving and perceiving the crisis as an opportunity. However, much also depends on the employees' attitude and passion. Not enough of their support is clear proof that it's the right time to improve the company's functioning and approach system. Read more in an article by Lucie Országhová written for InStore magazine – Amrop Jenewein is a partner of its People rubric.
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  • Even family companies need leadersIn their consulting practice, family business consultants often get in touch with an underestimation of succession preparation. One of the mistakes is that business family leaders are trying to find new themselves just in a younger edition. Managing Leadership Partner at Amrop Jenewein Igor Šulík is talking about family companies, leaders, and also new trends in leadership management in a joint interview with the owner and CEO of Human Inside Erika Matwij for the weekly magazine Trend. The article belongs to the Family Business series, of which Amrop Jenewein is a partner.
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  • The crisis will cogently test the quality of corporate governanceWe do not yet know the depth of the current crisis, but it will affect everyone – even family companies. Finding a balance between short-term actions and a long-term perspective will be crucial for them. In the weekly magazine Trend, Matej Taliga, COO & Private Client Partner of Jenewein Group, and Michal Kukula, Managing Partner of nebotra consulting are talking about lessons, preventive actions, and the necessity for developing a crisis strategy. The interview opens a new Family Business series, whose partner is Amrop Jenewein.
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  • I've built a successful family business... who will I entrust with it?The political changes from the end of the last century brought freedom but also new opportunities for many people to do a business activity and build their enterprises. We have gained most of our experience and knowledge “on the go”, but many have succeeded in building successful family businesses that are one of the important pillars of the economy. However, many first-generation family business owners and leaders have recently come to an age when they seriously reflect on various issues...  Rastislav Mackanič, Amrop Jenewein Client Partner, answers many of them in the InStore article, especially those related to talent management and family constitution.
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  • 9 positions without which companies won’t be able to operate neither today nor tomorrow (9)The success of manufacturing companies increasingly depends on mastering a range of processes in different areas, requiring professionals with specific characteristics and knowledge who have a positive attitude to modern technologies, market insight, developed business thinking, and the ability to learn and progress. We are talking about Operations Officers, to which we have devoted the ninth –final part of the series, where we were step by step introducing nine major positions for organizations and the characteristics of the optimum candidates that will surely shine at them.
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