• Acceptable switchovers on your career pathWhat does the term "successful career" mean? The conditions in which we live direct us to some patterns, according to which, ideally, everything flows in the same order. Firstly, the successful study, then the choice of dream job giving us enough quality experience to achieve the best possible results or top positions. In recent years, however, our priorities have changed dramatically. And so, this path may not be as simple as it may initially seem. Read more in the article written for InStore by Patrícia Lofajová, Amrop Jenewein Junior Research Consultant.
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  • We found out who is the largest in the Slovak businessMore than five hundred addressed companies and institutions filled out questionnaires for the Largest in Business 2020 yearbook. In the SME daily, you can also read about which largest shopping center in Slovakia has an area of more than 15 football fields or how Lidl catches up with Tesco. Interviews with experts also show how much do headhunters cost of finding a new boss. The article publishes all top-placed companies, including Amrop Jenewein, which ranked first in the Executive Search sector. The entire Jenewein Group reached shared 8th and 9th place in the Business Consulting sector.
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  • Business success is hard work, but there is an option to help itIn Slovakia, there are quite a lot of successful business stories over the past thirty years. Their common feature is the integration of vision, confidence in the offered product or service, and perseverance. Even though we cannot talk about a general valid success recipe, the experts from The Partners of Family-Owned Companies association (PRF) are talking about the principles of business success in an interview for Trend magazine. An interview with the association experts Erika Matwij (Human Inside), Michal Kukula (nebotra consulting), and Rastislav Mackanič (Amrop Jenewein) was published as part of the Family Business series, whose professional partner is Amrop Jenewein too.
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  • Well-managed onboarding can increase performance by up to 70%Onboarding or how to fluently and effectively acquire new talents and successful managers onto the company board? What should do to achieve full performance in the shortest possible time? What are the individual stages of this process? And how does it relate to the increasingly discussed Employee Experience in the current fight for talent? And in general – how has the era of home-office, accelerated digitization, and of pandemic measures changing almost everything, impacted a successful boarding? You can find the answers to these or other questions in the article written for InStore by Michal Lukáč, Amrop Jenewein Client Partner.
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  • How I coped with corona...Working in the human resources field means caring about people, caring for people, and meeting people. That's how Ladislava Molnárová, Talent Acquisition Partner at Amrop Jenewein, wrote it in an article for the autumn publication of Woman magazine. She has been in the HR industry since 2002, and she sees the situation of COVID-19 pandemic expansion as exceptional, with the opportunity for crucial changes in the way of working, not only for HR professionals.
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  • Transformation of the labor marketThe home office is no longer an employee benefit but a “new normal”. Offices, including open spaces, are awaiting general transformation. Many companies are also likely to reevaluate full-time work… The corona crisis has an impact on the labor market, which quickly changes this year without any preparation. Employers and employees had to get used to the new system of work. For the daily newspaper SME in its enclosure Zamestnávatelia (Employers), several partners of the consulting company Amrop Jenewein talked about changes in the newly set labor market.
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  • How to lead something that leads itself autonomously?The concept of a Self-Managed Team is not new. Recently, however, it has resonated on the market again in connection with the current pandemic. Managements analyze their operational managing models and try to find the most effective way of leading their people. Since the company as a whole consists of departments and, at the same time, individual departments form individual teams, it's necessary to look at how these teams and their people work in them. One of the models of such functioning is the building of self-managed teams. For many, this is tempting at first sight, but while achieving ultimate success, several key factors need to be taken into account. Find more about them in an article for InStore by Matej Taliga, Amrop Jenewein Client Partner & Chief Operating Officer.
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  • We have enough top managers, but they lack opportunitiesMany leaders today hope to never return to the way they work before the coronary crisis. The demands placed on them are constantly growing. Neuroscience will increasingly play a key role in their development, and the leader of the future will rely more on knowledge of his biology, says Igor Šulík, Managing Leadership Partner at Amrop Jenewein. In an interview for Trend, he also talks about the education and the search for managerial talent, the Executive Search market, or the motivation of top managers to change careers. The interview is in the third part of the Human Resources series.
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  • The corona crisis will radically test the abilities of managersThe issues of the first half of the year brought uncertainty to the business and radically changed the functioning of companies. They also influenced the management style or requirements for managers and leaders. The new norm in management, to which the business world has been long-termly approaching, has been significantly accelerated by the pandemic. The crisis has thus become a challenge to get rid of bad habits and dysfunctional processes and, at the same time, strengthen management with new elements. The magazine Trend has opened the Human Resources series with the article that develops this topic. Amrop Jenewein is the professional partner of the series, and Martin Krekáč, chairman and founding partner of Jenewein Group, is one of the experts who contributed his experience and recommendations to the creation of the first part.
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  • Best of Man: Martin KrekáčThe monthly magazine Goldman, published with an addendum – Unsuitable for the average, has prepared a premium release Best of Man on the occasion of its fifteen-year presence on the media market, bringing readers the twenty-three best interviews from 2002 to 2017. In the best of the best selection, the editor also included an interview with Martin Krekáč, founder and chairman of Jenewein Group, which was published by Goldman in 2016. In the interview, Martin Krekáč answers questions concerning the beginning of Jenewein Group's success story 30 years ago, as well as other successes and plans in work and his personal life. A catchy content, just like four years ago, is illustrated by great photographs by Jozef Barinka.
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  • For more effective performance, use – the brainOrganizations and people are constantly looking for what attributes their culture should have in order to best fulfill their mission. For quite many years, the change in corporate culture was associated primarily with a change in people's behavior, which then led to the transformation of the entire organization. With the growth of neuroscience knowledge, we know that many things are completely different today... Read more in an article by Igor Šulík written for the magazine InStore – Amrop Jenewein is a partner of its rubric People.
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  • 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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  • 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 annual publication, the Career and Employment Guide, of The Slovak Spectator that includes interesting statements of the three partners (Igor Šulík, Managing Leadership Partner, Ladislava Molnárová, Talent Acquisition Partner and Marek Hradílek, Client Partner) from Amrop Jenewein too!
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  • No home office revolution is comingThe COVID-19 response has led to a boom in remote work around the world. The economic crisis that is expected to follow could be an opportunity for the Slovak labour market, say top HR professionals in The Slovak Spectator survey for this year´s Career and Employment Guide. Also Rastislav Mackanič and Michal Lukáč, Client Partners at Amrop Jenewein and Matej Taliga, COO & Private Client Partner at Jenewein Group gave their opinion to this topic.
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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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