• Becoming a real leader is an art Like many other skills, the ability to be a strategic leader needs to be learned. In the vast majority of cases, it does not come naturally. Therefore, it is important to know as much as possible about the qualities that make managers become real leaders. Martin Krekáč, Jenewein Group Chairman & Founding Partner presents several characteristics that must be embodied by people who want to become real leaders. Learn the seven prerequisites for successful strategic leadership in the world of corporations and family business!
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  • Innovations move the world. If family businesses want to survive, they have to adaptWhat is the difference between innovation and creativity? This was also one of the questions to the audience at the 2nd year of the International Family Business Congress. There is a difference between them but both can be improved, experts from the Jenewein Group state. This is how the weekly Trend starts its article where it captures some of the ideas of a workshop led by Ján Uriga, a specialist representing the Jenewein.private platform at the congress.
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  • Do the bosses want us in the office again?The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the world economy. As a result of the measures and orders, several organizations have closed their workplaces or moved to privacy, and they have set different rules for their operation and their management. The decline in the number of tested-positive and hospitalized has led many leaders to consider returning their teams to offices. Should they call everyone back to permanent workplaces, should they let them work from home, or should they create a new model that combines both options? Rastislav Mackanič, Amrop Jenewein Client Partner, also outlined the answers to these questions in an article written for InStore magazine.
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  • Searching for the optimal organizational structure! How to do it?If there is one thing that is really not lacking, it is management advice. There are many theories – from Taylorism to bureaucratic organizations, from behavioral theories to modern approaches to empirical management, lean organizations, agile teams, and so on. This influx of theories offers two observations – one is quite clear, the second less so, but it is equally important. Igor Šulík, Amrop Jenewein Managing Partner, looked at both options and other contexts in more detail in an article written for InStore magazine.
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  • Ranking of employment agencies. Who found the most jobs for people?The ranking of recruitment agencies and Executive Search companies operating in Slovakia in 2020 is well known. Which are the biggest? And the most successful? Listen to how this market was presented and evaluated in the weekly economic podcast of the SME daily. The hosts of presenter Nikola Bajánová are Michaela Terenzani, the editor-in-chief of The Slovak Spectator and the publisher of The Slovak Spectator Ján Pallo.

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  • Largest companies that help search for jobs or employeesThe ranking of HR companies in Slovakia in 2020 is topped by ManpowerGroup, which is strong in the field of recruiting as well as personnel leasing. The rankings creation is the result of the cooperation between The Slovak Spectator and the company FinStat. They used five criteria to evaluate which agencies were the largest. Jenewein Group has reached the TOP 10 HR companies ranking based on the average number of permanent employees. In this article, you can find detailed information about HR companies. However, a separate ranking for Executive Search firms is also available.
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  • Labour market comes to terms with the pandemic´s mixed effectsThe months of the pandemic have tested the state´s ability to aid businesses at a time of unexpected need. Read more about the pandemic consequences on the Slovak labor market in an article written specifically for annual publication, the Career and Employment Guide 2020 yearbook (published by The Slovak Spectator) that includes interesting statements of the two client partners (Michal Lukáč and Rastislav Mackanič) from Amrop Jenewein too! The guide contains the results of the analysis and complete rankings, as well as other interesting information about the labour market.
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  • Seeking and Finding Leaders for What´s NextAs the current global situation presents many challenges on all fronts, everyone needs to accommodate and even reinvent their operating models. The executive search profession is no different. It has already changed, but further professionalisation is needed and complacency must give way to transparency and measurable results. Headhunters need to respond better to change in the management and governance of companies. More about this topic writes Igor Šulík, Managing Partner at Amrop Jenewein in an article for the Career and Employment Guide 2020 yearbook (published by The Slovak Spectator).
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  • How to find excellent senior leadersFour out of five leaders would prefer to use Executive Search rather than an in-house recruitment process to fill senior management and specialist positions in the next five years. That stems from the global study mapping the current and future use of an executive search as a strategic service, carried out in 2020 by the independent company Censuswide on a sample of 677 business and HR leaders in 13 countries. More about this topic writes Martin Krekáč, Chairman & Founding Partner at Jenewein Group in an article for the Career and Employment Guide 2020 yearbook (published by The Slovak Spectator).
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  • Candidates cautious to make changes in top positionsFor the first time in its twenty-two-year history, the ranking of top Executive Search companies functioning in the Slovak market has become part of the Career & Employment Guide, which is published as a supplement to The Slovak Spectator. In each of the six evaluation criteria, the consulting company Amrop Jenewein, part of Jenewein Group, took the leading positions, which in the final means the overall championship – the Slovak Amrop reached the ranking's top of largest executive search companies in Slovakia in 2020.
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  • How did the personnel agencies cope with the pandemic, and which are the largestFor several years, The Slovak Spectator, in cooperation with the FinStat.sk portal, has been publishing the rankings of largest personnel agencies and the chart of Slovak temporary employment agencies functioning in the Slovak market in the Career & Employment Guide. The Executive Search companies rankings are the novelty in these statistics. Its leader in 2020 is the consulting company Amrop Jenewein, part of Jenewein Group. An overview of individual rankings was also published in SME daily within the economic magazine Index.
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  • How to give a businesslike performance and not destroy your body and soulRegarding the way we work, especially after March 2020, we can see two sorts of work team people in general. The first is those who are more comfortable with classic work in a permanent workplace with everything that belongs to it. The second group consists of those who need more flexibility and prefer remote work. How do these two models differ, and how can their advantages and disadvantages be briefly described? And how did the pandemic affect it? Read the article written for InStore by Michal Lukáč, Amrop Jenewein Client Partner. In addition to interesting information, it also contains several recommendations for increasing efficiency while maintaining physical and mental health.
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  • Family stability and property protection are prerequisites for preserving family valuesIn recent years, the topic of succession has come to the fore in Family Businesses. The successor maturation has accelerated by external pressure caused by the corona crisis. In many companies, it helped to realize the need to organize relationships in the company and the family. Erika Matwij and Martin Kiňo, experts from The Partners of Family-Owned Companies association (PRF), presented current topics in the family business in the weekly magazine Trend. The interview was published as a part of the Family Business series, whose professional partner is also Amrop Jenewein.
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  • The pandemic emphasized the weaknesses of Family BusinessesUnder the influence of the pandemic crisis, many companies have begun to devote intensively to their development strategy. However, it is still true that only a little amount of Family Business owners have a fixed time to create and assess their strategy. Client Partner at Amrop Jenewein Rastislav Mackanič, together with Managing Partner at nebotra consulting Michal Kukula, is speaking more about this topic in the interview for Trend, which was published as a part of the Family Business series, whose professional partner is also Amrop Jenewein.
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  • Digitization changes customers, brands, and the whole market as wellThe world is changing. With changes come new discoveries, possibilities, and technologies. Many years ago, society was moved forward by giant steps for decades or centuries, so great things were emerging. Nowadays, we can polemize about how the world is changing literally at every moment. And whether the revolutionary discoveries of the past are that great compared to the transformation of today. Read an article written for InStore by Patrícia Lofajová, Amrop Jenewein Research Consultant, about the world of constant change and digital disruption.  
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  • The manager selection mistakes are fatalMost senior managers and HR executives in companies and business families know they would utilize Executive Search & Leadership Advisory services for crucial managerial and specialized position placements. And yet, many entrust recruitment agencies. One of the reasons is these agencies "include" the term Executive Search in most of their portfolios, as it looks good in such presentation materials. However, in practice, it is usually different than it should and could be. Find more in the article by Martin Krekáč, Chairman and Founding Partner at Jenewein Group.
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