Prague, Czech Republic - Monika Kubičková, Principal at Pedersen & Partners writes on the effect of the technology on the future of various industries bringing into discussion the examples of Burberry and Apple for AmCham Czech Republic.Read more
Bratislava, Slovakia - After conducting multiple interviews, who do you remember? The candidates who create the most powerful images in your mind, naturally – intense impressions that are triggered by stories and narratives, not dry facts.Read more
Vienna, Austria - The remuneration of supervisory board members is determined by the size of the corporation - and varies depending on the position.Read more
Lima, Peru - Real wages in the Peruvian mining sector increased 4.9% on average in 2014, lower than previous years, but higher than in the rest of the region, according to a Hay Group report.Read more
June 4th, 2014 - Madrid, Spain - PT: Good morning. Today on Hablemos de Empresa (Let’s Talk Business) it is my pleasure to interview a dear friend, the great professional Alberto Bocchieri. Good morning, Alberto. You are a Partner at Pedersen & Partners, an Executive Search company, you come from the world of finance and you have been a head-hunter since 2007. You have been in Spain since 2001, practically the same year that I arrived. You are a great fan of Spain, you love the country, and you take a close interest in its developments. I thought of interviewing you because the current moment we are going through seemed of particular interest – we are almost out of the end of the tunnel - a perfect juncture at which to find out your opinion regarding what might lie in store over the next few months and years from an employment perspective.Read more
July 13th, 2014 – Bratislava, Slovakia – In 2013, the highest-earning state-paid holder of public office in the Slovak Republic was Igor Lichnovský, CEO of Eximbanka SR. According to the financial statements, in 2013 he was paid 132 thousand Euros for his public office – almost three times more than Prime Minister Robert Fico, who earned "only" 45 thousand Euros for the same year. Chiefs of state enterprises and fully state-owned joint stock companies are similarly well-paid, with managers of state forests, railways and aviation administrations also out-earning their Government "bosses".Read more
June 18th, 2014 - San Jose, Costa Rica - The secret of increasing productivity and staff loyalty is in the company environment. Although employers are sometimes reluctant to invest in improving the physical space where employees work, many large corporations have prospered precisely because of this factor.
Stress levels generated by a high-paced work environment can cause emotional stress; this can foster a sense of employee dissatisfaction, regardless of high salaries.Read more
May 1st, 2014 -Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Ta People tell me how difficult it is to find a good employee almost every day. Searching for employees is no easy task, and it's even harder to find talent capable of leading, building teams, achieving corporate goals and bringing the company to new levels of development. These skills, of course, are vital for top-level managers.
Despite the difficulties, recruiting the best top managers is possible – you simply need to follow some basic rules.Read more
July 2nd, 2014 - BANGALORE: Infosys will pay big money, a little more than $5 million or about Rs 30 crore as it tasks Vishal Sikka to take the reins of chief executive, making the Indian-born US citizen the highest paid professional CEOs running not just domestic information technology firms but companies across sectors.Read more
June 2014 - Vladimir Kolomoets, Client Partner at Pedersen & Partners and expert on HR director rankings for Delo.UA, spoke to us about personnel management in businesses of different sizes.Read more