• Family Governance – to make family and its business work in harmonyCreating an effective family constitution is a process in development. While defining and creating it, a wide range of variables must be considered, so the process of creating such a model requires the patience, perseverance, and commitment of each family member. Even in such a key event, Family Business and Family Company consultants can be helpful. Read more in the article by Matej Taliga, COO & Private Client Partner at Jenewein Group. The article is part of the Family Business series. Jenewein Group also became its partner.
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  • Advisory CenterIn the winter issue of Woman magazine, in addition to a lot of interesting information in the section Advisory Center, it publishes a response by Ladislava Molnárová, Talent Acquisition Partner at Amrop Jenewein, to a reading question of career development issues – in particular, the fear of working in a diversified international team and recommendations for its handling.
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  • 9 positions without which companies won’t be able to operate neither today nor tomorrow (8)Chief Operating Officer is a key member of top management. In many cases, he keeps his hand on the pulse of the business and as an effective leader, he is responsible for most of the daily operations. Although this position is not quite common in our country at present, it is certainly one of the priorities that organizations must address in the future to succeed. This is one of the reasons why we have devoted the eighth part of the series, where we are introducing nine major positions for organizations and the characteristics of the optimum candidates that will surely shine at them, to this position.
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  • Showbiz – Interesting projects introducedIn the opening part of the Showbiz TV show, which is a part of the TA3 TV program, the most interesting startups born in Slovakia were given space. One of the presented projects was the digital resume CapaCV, a unique application, which was also developed by Amrop Jenewein. Marek Hradílek – one of the co-authors and Client Partner at Amrop Jenewein, said in an interview that CapaCV was intrigued and, from the hundreds of registered participants, it advanced among the eight most interesting startups. The Perry Talents accelerator will be dedicated to them over the next nine months.
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  • How to find a suitable director for your Family CompanyOne of the key directors of your family company accepted a more attractive offer from another company. As a person responsible for accomplishing tasks and goals, you feel a panic attack. Yet your family company can't function without one of the directors, so you are under pressure to find a replacement – the best and most suitable candidate as soon as possible. What to do in such a situation? Read the recommendations of Martin Krekáč, Founding Partner and Chairman at Jenewein Group, written specifically for Trend. The article is part of the Family Business series. Jenewein Group also became its partner.
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  • Slovaks introduce the first digital CV appCapaCV allows job seekers to record videos for their self-presentation. Companies will be able to significantly reduce time spent on the selection process before inviting jobseekers to interview in the near future. A group of Slovaks has introduced a new innovation to HR management: the first digital CV in the form of an app and online platform.
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  • Startitup.sk: Slovaks introduced the first digital resume, which pre-selects candidates up to 80% more efficientThere was introduced a new feature in HR management to the public – the first digital resume. The idea of its creation came as a response to the main problem of the pre-selection of suitable candidates for the open position. According to the authors' experience, companies invest a lot of time and human capacities in the search for quality people. In this process, CapaCV successfully helps not only people who apply for a job but also companies looking for high-quality employees.
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  • STARTUPS: Slovaks introduced a new HR management invention, the first digital resumeWith the support of Slovak Amrop too, a group of Slovaks introduced a new HR management invention, the first digital resume. Startup CapaCV reacts to negative phenomena in the labor market, such as high turnover or job quitting during the probationary period. The idea of creating a digital curriculum vitae came as a response to the main problem of the pre-selection of suitable candidates for an open position. In addition to the Slovak market, its authors would like to expand to EU markets, respectively to other markets that are in favor of digital solutions.
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  • A digital resume should streamline the work of HR managementDespite the high employment rate in Slovakia, the labor market is characterized by several negative specifics. High turnover, job quitting during the probationary period, young jobless people -– these are just some of the negative phenomena. The startup CapaCV – the first digital resume that brings fundamental changes to the entire HR management – responds to these problems. It brings benefits not only to people who are applying for a job but also to companies looking for quality co-workers.
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  • The future of Family Offices is here todayAlthough some Family Companies are approaching the largest players in business in terms of size and financial indicators, at their core, they are managed by a narrower or broader family. The so-called Family Offices – privately owned and commercially managed organizations that care for wealthy families, family businesses and their assets – were created for the needs that appear in such Family Companies. For Trend, Matej Taliga, COO & Private Client Partner at Jenewein Group, wrote more about the future Family Offices in Slovakia. The article is part of the Family Business series. Jenewein Group also became its partner.
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  • 9 positions without which companies won’t be able to operate neither today nor tomorrow (7)The role of CFOs is also gradually evolving and changing in today's volatile world. Although, of course, they must first be able to plan and manage financial affairs and ensure the financial stability of an organization and analyze its management results, these days they are also expected to be able to successfully set up and run many other processes. This progress is so significant that we have devoted the seventh part of the series, where we are introducing nine major positions for organizations and the characteristics of the optimum candidates that will surely shine at them, to this group.
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  • To the responsible business with the responsible ownershipEven the successful owners of Slovak family businesses grow into rich families with strong local and even international influence. Although the succession process is already in full swing, it is always up to date that the founders of the first generation learn to master the double-role of the owner, who manages the company at the same time, and understand the main differences in these situations. Igor Šulík, Managing Leadership Partner at Amrop Jenewein, wrote for Trend about maintaining a responsible approach to the own business. The article is part of the Family Business series. Jenewein Group also became its partner.
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  • Corporates’ fight for quality professionals in practiceEmployers’ art of attracting quality people into their companies is currently a relatively difficult task. Companies are looking for potential employees in traditional ways, with direct addressing through headhunting companies increasingly coming to the forefront. The editorial of the online magazine Financial Report also asked Marek Hradílek, Client Partner from the consulting company Amrop Jenewein, to find out how employers can attract the most skillful people out of the market.
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  • 9 positions without which companies won’t be able to operate neither today nor tomorrow (6)Managing business strategy, delivering business plans and achieving positive business results requires leaders who have excellent communication and presentation skills, analytical and logical skills, who are persistent, who can quickly adapt to continuous change, and have a business goal. People at the top of the business-strategic functional level are most often referred to as Chief Commercial Officers, to whom we are devoting the sixth part of series, where we are introducing nine major positions for organizations and the characteristics of the optimum candidates that will surely shine at them.
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  • Advisory CenterIn the autumn issue of Woman magazine, in addition to a lot of interesting information in the section Advisory Center, it publishes a response by Ladislava Molnárová, Talent Acquisition Partner at Amrop Slovakia, to a reading question of Family Business and current topic in several Family Companies in Slovakia – generational exchange and succession process.
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  • Satisfied workplace and enthusiastic employees. Also, this is what happiness managers can buildImagine the atmosphere in two workplaces. In the first premises, some stressed employees lack creativity and are unable to work together. The second one is full of workers who are happy and satisfied and who have team spirit. Which would you choose for your own company? The second option is a clear choice. And such a business environment is built by people whose jobs speak for themselves: happiness managers. Alongside the creation of this article, Forbes also interviewed Ingrid Svitaničová, Office and Happiness Manager at Jenewein Group.
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  • Experiences with Roma employment were discussed in KošiceRepresentatives of non-profit organizations, state administration, and the private sector met in Košice at discussion The Support of Roma Employment – successful examples from practice. This is a continuation of the prijatelni.sk project, which aims to break down prejudices, eliminate discrimination in the labor market and increase employment of the Roma minority. In the report from this event, which was co-organized by HRcomm with Amrop Jenewein, the author also cites Ladislava Molnárová, a guarantor of cooperation with the non-profit sector in Amrop Jenewein.
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  • Digital splash in the HR worldUnderstanding the digital approach in HR is crucial and necessary for attracting human capital and performing successful headhunting. In each segment (whether in the area of services or products for HR) there are major or minor changes. And it is necessary to adapt not only to new technological trends but also to changes in human behavior and habits. How does it all affect the hunting for talents? Read more in Trend’s article by Marek Hradílek, Client Partner at Amrop Jenewein. The article is part of the HR series, whose partner is the consulting company Amrop Jenewein.
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  • How are you ready for the digital wave?The area of information technology and innovation has developed much faster and more aggressively than any other industry in recent years. Data has become a new world commodity, our image on social networks is rising to the ranking of significance, and we use artificial intelligence not only in business but also in our personal lives. For the magazine Trend, Matej Taliga, COO & Private Client Partner and Digital Practice Leader at Jenewein Group, wrote about how companies and their leaders are prepared for these changes. The article is part of the HR series, whose partner is the consulting company Amrop Jenewein.
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  • Automatization – Threat or Opportunity for the Labor Market?Automatization is a reality – it’s all around us and will be part of our future. Although we cannot predict what the labor market will look like in twenty years, we can closely monitor the changes that are happening today. One thing is more than certain – automatization will affect our jobs and our lives. Read more on this topic in Trend’s article by Michal Lukáč, Client Partner at Amrop Jenewein. The article is part of the HR series, whose partner is the consulting company Amrop Jenewein.
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  • A new look at the role of CEOs and board membersTop executives and statutory directors have been expected to do the same for years: maximum profit and long-term success. But something has changed dramatically: the conditions under which these tasks are being fulfilled. And so, there is a different view of the role of CEOs and board members. Igor Šulík, Managing Leadership Partner at Amrop Jenewein, writes about a new perspective and approach specifically for the weekly magazine Trend. The article is part of the HR series, whose partner is the consulting company Amrop Jenewein.
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  • Miroslav Jankovič: Two-thirds of HR managers talk about underestimating of leadershipWhatever the situation in the labor market is, almost all private and public organizations must deal seriously with the current and expected lack of leadership talents. Miroslav Jankovič, Senior Client Partner & Board Member at Jenewein Group, has discussed leadership and leaders for etrend.sk. The article is part of the HR series, whose partner is the consulting company Amrop Jenewein.
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  • The directors are replaced by inspirational leadersPsychological profiles of managers and their unfair access to subordinates are a popular topic of many articles. However, even in this case, generalization is not appropriate. Throwing them all in one bag would be too simplistic. The editor of the weekly magazine Trend Tomáš Nejedlý, with the opinion and experience support of Ladislava Molnárová, Talent Acquisition Partner at Amrop Jenewein, is trying to find an answer to the question, what about the characteristics and nature of managers. The article is part of the HR series, whose partner is the consulting company Amrop Jenewein.
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  • The recruiter-friendly future of talent acquistion technologyIn this installment of HRD Connect Tech Founders series, Marek Hradílek, Client Partner Amrop Jenewein a Co-Founder CapaCV, reveals how HR technology is transforming the talent acquisition process to give applicants a better shot, and recruiters an easier job.
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  • Miroslav Jankovič: Two thirds of HR managers talk about leadership underestimatingWith the editorial board of the professional monthly magazine Profi HR, Miroslav Jankovič, Jenewein Group Senior Client Partner & Board Member, discussed the leadership, leaders and role of HR managers in the current VUCA world. Whatever the situation on the labor market is, almost all private and public organizations seriously have to deal with the current and expected lack of leadership talent. This is an absolute necessity while on the way to success, recognition and prosperity. It’s no wonder that the demand for information, techniques, and leadership-building strategies or solving the problem of missing leaders is increasing and intensifying.
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  • Hunting for managers. What to do when a headhunter contacts youIn the article with the Headhunter must be a mix of a detective, an artist, and a hard trader subtitle, magazine Trend was inspired by the story of a book hero Roger Brown, which was written by the Norwegian writer Jo Nesbo. It was sold at over 30 million copies of the book Headhunters. With an experience and thoughts, Ladislava Molnárová, Talent Acquisition Partner at the consulting company Amrop Slovakia also contributed to finding the answer to the question of How much truth and how much imagination did the writer put into a fictional character, the author of the article, Tomáš Nejedlý.
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  • Trend/BarometerMartin Krekáč, chairman and senior partner of the consulting company Jenewein Group, regularly takes part in the voting of more than hundred leading professionals of Slovak economy. His answer to the question Do you use the external corporate services (executive search) to directly reach and recruit suitable people for top positions in your company?, was published not only at www.etrend.sk/barometer, but also in printed version of the weekly journal Trend.
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  • 9 positions without which companies won’t be able to operate neither today nor tomorrow (5)Companies have always been competing in who comes with a more engaging, shocking, or more spectacular ad targeting as many potential customers as possible. However, it’s 2019 and, as the world around us is changing and modernizing, the trends in marketing and the role of people working in this field at different marked positions are also changing. They often belong under the wing of Chief Marketing Officers, to whom we are devoting the fifth part of series, where we are introducing nine major positions for organizations and the characteristics of the optimum candidates that will surely shine at them.
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  • 9 positions without which companies won’t be able to operate neither today nor tomorrow (4)In a series, where Amrop is introducing nine major positions for organizations, we continue in May with a functional group of CEO & Board positions. While the role of senior executive management, executive professional and statutory directors in maximizing profits and building long-term successful organizations remains unchanged, the conditions in which they try to succeed are changing dramatically. Not only classical economic cycles, but also globalization, increasing uncertainty in society, reduced predictability of environment, hard-to-assess external influences, and so on, are factors that fundamentally affect their success. Read how much.
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  • Inkognito – Happiness ManagerWith her “untraditional” profession, Ingrid Svitaničová, Office & Happiness Manager at Jenewein Group, also featured in the TV JOJ’s Inkognito, a popular competition-entertainment show, where personas from the world of showbusiness guess lesser or more familiar professions of guests and in the end they reveal the identity of a secret guest – a famous celebrity. Under the baton of the moderator Vlado Voštinár, the competitor quartet in the composition of Zdena Studenková, Michal Hudák, Marián Čekovský and Jozef Vajda did not manage to reveal Inge's position.

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  • 9 positions without which companies won’t be able to operate neither today nor tomorrow (3)Every company becomes a digital company. In each industry, traditional business models and processes are transformed by expanding new technologies and increasing the variety, especially security threats and measures. The impact of digital technologies is simply determinative. It fundamentally changes the conditions in which companies and their people operate. And for all that, they need specialists to capture and use every wave of digital change. In a series, where we are introducing nine major positions for organizations, we continue with Digital & Technology Officers. At the same time, we bring an overview of the areas where the need for digital leaders is greatest.
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  • Trend/BarometerMartin Krekáč, chairman and senior partner of the consulting company Jenewein Group, regularly takes part in the voting of more than hundred leading professionals of Slovak economy. His answer to the question Do you think that companies, the state and the people themselves in Slovakia are investing enough in their "human capital"?, was published not only at www.etrend.sk/barometer, but also in printed version of the weekly journal Trend.
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  • Advisory CenterIn the spring issue of Woman magazine, in addition to a lot of interesting information in the section Advisory Center, it publishes a response by Ladislava Molnárová, Talent Acquisition Partner at Amrop Slovakia, to a reading question regarding the diversity of work teams and current trends in this area, related in particular to the tense situation between demand and supply in the labor market and with a strategic approach to talent acquisition.
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  • 9 positions without which companies won’t be able to operate neither today nor tomorrow (2)In the world of work, the ability to cope with the uncertainty, ambiguity and volatility of the business environment is crucial. The mission of human resources is also changing – Human Resources Manager is perceived as a strategic partner of top management. At the same time, he must be the link between management and employees. And this also has an impact on the expectations of personnel departments and their bosses. In a series where we are introducing nine key positions for the organization and the profile of the optimum candidates who will surely star in them, we continue with HR Officers & Professionals.
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  • Podnikajte.sk: Generational exchange – useful tips on how to manage a business pensionIn our lands, more and more Family Businesses, mainly established in the 1990s, whose founders are gradually retiring, are going through the process of generational exchange. But how to approach a generational exchange with a cool head and how to handle it without family dramas? How to prepare for a business pension?
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  • Trend/BarometerMartin Krekáč, chairman and senior partner of the consulting company Jenewein Group, regularly takes part in the voting of more than hundred leading professionals of Slovak economy. His answer to the question Do you think it is acceptable if a representative of a state institution or a government-controlled firm refuses to disclose his/her CV?, was published not only at www.etrend.sk/barometer, but also in printed version of the weekly journal Trend.
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  • 9 positions without which companies won’t be able to operate neither today nor tomorrow (1)The world of work is changing. Companies are trying to keep up with the digital era turbulence, and the scissors between demand and supply are in some cases becoming more and more open. The requirements for potential employees are different – knowledge and skills are no longer the main criterion. Working day and tasks look different nowadays than a few years ago. And who is here to comprehend? Our series will bring more light into this topic – in InStore magazine, we will gradually introduce nine key positions for the organization and the profile of the optimum candidates who will surely star in them. Part One: Communications & Public Affairs Officer.
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  • 2019: The peak is over, tension on the market will easeSlovakia´s GDP grew by 4,3 % in 2018. In February, FinMin analysts estimated 2019´s growth at 4 %, down by 0,5 percentage points compared to the previous prognosis. Real wages are expected to grow by 4 %, while the unemployment rate should decrease to 6 %. This should reduce the pressure posed by the lack of a labour force, the most frequently cited problém employers faced in 2018, along with legislative changes that increased costs and red tape. Also, Igor Šulík, Managing Leadership Partner at Amrop and Miroslav Jankovič, Senior Client Partner of Jenewein Group gave in annual publication, the Career and Employment Guide, of The Slovak Spectator their opinion to this topic.
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  • More attractive salaries and benefits can offset an insufficient labour forceThe current lack of workers is forcing HR professionals to look abroad, not just to geographically close countries but also further east. At the same time, experts on the labour market believe there are still enough people in the local market, they only need the right motivation to take up a job. The Slovak Spectator (for Career and Employment Guide) asked professional from leading HR companies in Slovakia about the changes on the labour market. Also, Lucia Nacíková, Senior Consultant at Amrop was one of them.
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  • Podnikajte.sk: Generational exchanges in Family Businesses are preceded by years of preparationAccording to available statistics, Family Businesses account for more than half of all SMEs in Slovakia. Generation exchange or succession is its natural part – it is a long-term process in which the incoming family members would take over the management of the company. However, the emergence of a new generation into a Family Business also carries some risks. What pitfalls are waiting for the company founder and his successors and how to prepare for them?
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