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11.12.2018, Company: Amcham

EY: Every third Czech would happily switch to a competitor offering better online financial services. Are banks ready for the digital banking revolution?

Banks aren’t innovative enough and are losing touch with clients More than half of Czechs with a mortgage took it out somewhere other than their primary bank A quarter of clients wouldn't hesitate to share more personal information with a financial services provider in exchange for better customized services

5.12.2018, Company: International School of Brno

Literacy contest: What does happiness mean to you

Thirty teenage students from Brno elementary schools, including the International School of Brno, took part in an essay-writing competition "What does happiness mean to you?". The winning essays are attached below. Some quotes follow.

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4.12.2018, Company: Dvořák Hager & Partners, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o.

Dvořák Hager & Partners joins Eversheds Sutherland

Law firm Dvořák Hager & Partners, with offices in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, is joining international law firm Eversheds Sutherland, one of the 40 largest global law firms. Eversheds Sutherland has more than 2,800 lawyers in 68 offices in 34 jurisdictions across Europe, the United States, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. "Dvořák Hager & Partners and Eversheds Sutherland have been working together for several years and this step is a natural outcome of our successful collaboration," commented managing partner of Dvořák Hager & Partners Stanislav Dvořák. "It is great for us, our colleagues and clients that we will become part of a global professional firm. This combination will bring advantages primarily to our clients who will now have access to top quality legal support in Central and Eastern Europe and in global markets.”

Tags: Movers & Shakers | Awards & Achievements | Business Development | Economics | Law |

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3.12.2018, Company: Deloitte

Plzeňský Prazdroj has the Best Sustainability Report in the Czech Republic

Plzeňský Prazdroj is this year’s winner of Deloitte‘s Green Frog Award for the best sustainability report in the Czech Republic. The winner was selected by an independent jury from among ten competitors. Seeking to award the best non-financial reports produced by Czech businesses, the competition has been held for the eighteenth year.

Tags: Awards & Achievements | CSR |

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29.11.2018, Company: Weinhold Legal, v.o.s. advokátní kancelář

27.11.2018, Company: Amcham

AmCham Leadership Case Studies: Revenue today vs. Revenue tomorrow

Success in the hotel business is governed by the RevPar rate: the amount of revenue the hotel generates per available room per month. To succeed, you need to fill as many of your rooms as possible at the maximum possible rate. The challenge is this: if you fill all of your rooms all of the time, the rooms begin to show signs of wear. And if you want to raise rates as much as possible, you have to have quality rooms with the latest technology and equipment. To keep the rooms fresh and modern, you have to refurbish them regularly. How do you maintain revenue and occupancy while still keeping your rooms and conference facilities above market standard?   

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Member event

Plánovaná novela 2019 a novinky v oblasti DPH v průběhu roku 2018, Praha

15.01.2019 , Hvězdova 1734/2c, Praha 4

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C++ Software Developer Senior

12.12.2018, DRILL BUSINESS SERVICES, Bratislava

Our client is a global leader in meteorological IT services and software development. The company has been building Meteorological telecommunication systems for about 40 years and has supplied systems to many national meteorological offices, military weather services and airports all around the world. Literally on all continents including Antarctica. Place of work: Galvaniho, Bratislava Contract type: full-time Start date ASAP Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: from 1800 EUR/month - depends on your experience Job description, responsibilities and duties Technologies Used in Company The most widely used languages are C++ and Python but there are also projects in Java, Java Script and Action Script. Bash shell scripts are used to a limited degree as well as other tools like XSLT for specific use cases. Plenty of helper systems make the work easier: version control systems (Git), automated cross compiled builds, continuous integration (Atlassian Bamboo), issue tracking (JIRA), Wiki (Confluence) and others. Employee perks, benefits Job conditions: Working on projects and products in a unique field – meteorology, which is becoming increasingly important all around the world. Early feedback about your work from end-users/customers. Almost 100% of our development is apply in real business by our customers. Working within the team of top specialist in IT area. Opportunity to travel to foreign countries all around the world (for certain job positions). Flexible working time. Work comfort (3-5 employees per room). Car parking (subject to waiting list, fraction of cost is paid by employee). Regular social activities. Remuneration: Highly competitive remuneration strategy (one of the best on labour market). Annual salary bonus based on employees’ performance review. Lunch vouchers 100% funded by the company (without employees’ contribution). Loyalty salary bonus. Birthday gift voucher. Requirements: Language skills English - Intermediate (B1) and Slovak - Proficiency (C2) Other knowledge C++ - advanced Personality requirements and skills C++ on advanced level (standard library, Boost, templates, exceptions). Knowledge of Python is an advantage.  Experience with software development in a team on a real project for a company, organization, open source project or hobby project. Open mind and willingness to learn new areas and technologies (because our area is quite different). English language on at least intermediate level. Candidate advantages: Understanding time/space complexity of algorithms. An idea of real world problems with CPU/memory/network. Creativity in devising new algorithms. Creating GUI with Qt. Basic knowledge of analytical geometry and numerical computations. Willingness to travel to foreign countries. Contact: Mária Tomeková Key Account Manager & ICT Consultant Tel.: +421911011574 E-mail: maria_tomekova@drill.sk

Midday Taste by Marek Fichtner

10.12.2018, Augustine, a Luxury Colletion Hotel, Prague, Letenská 33

Come and enjoy our Midday Taste at Augustine Restaurant prepared by celebrity chef Marek Fichtner. Daily from 12:00 until 15:00.  

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