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21.04.2017, Company: Komerční banka, a.s.

Duo Le Pen and Mélenchon scares markets

The French elections are around the corner with Emmanuel Macron, Marine Le Pen, François Fillon and the quickly catching up radical leftist candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon being the four frontrunners. Macron and Le Pen are still leading the polls, but the latest polls suggest it will be a close call with Fillon and far-left candidate Mélenchon not far behind, especially in light of a relatively large proportion of undecided voters.

Tags: Politics | Business Development | Finance |

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21.04.2017, Company: Komerční banka, a.s.

The number of young people and students who visited the national gallery rose by almost a half in 2016

The number of children and students who visited the National Gallery in Prague to see its displays free of charge rose by almost one half in 2016. Thanks to its cooperation with Komerční banka, they have had this opportunity since as early as April 2015. While last year some 70,000 children, young people up to 18 and students up to 26 used the opportunity of free admission last year, the figure was only 49,000 in 2015.

Tags: CSR | Finance |

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20.04.2017, Company: Hudson

Managing Talent in a Shifting World

If there is one thing to be learned from global business and political developments in 2016, it is surely this: almost anything can happen. From the shock of Brexit to Microsoft’s eyebrow-raising acquisition of LinkedIn (for a sum roughly equivalent to El Salvador’s GDP), few experts could have predicted some of the key deals and outcomes which will have inevitable knock-on effects beyond their immediate stakeholders. 

Tags: Human Resources |

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20.04.2017, Company: Weil, Gotshal & Manges s.r.o. advokátní kancelář

Weil Recognized with High Rankings in Chambers Europe 2017

Weil was recognized as a top law firm in 53 categories in the 2017 edition of Chambers Europe. Weil lawyers received 82 recommendations in the 2017 guide.

Tags: Awards & Achievements | Law |

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20.04.2017, Company: Deutsche Lufthansa AG, organizační složka

Locating turbulence

A new measurement method makes turbulence forecasts more reliable and flying more pleasant for both crews and passengers.

Tags: Transport | Tourism | New Products & Services |

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20.04.2017, Company: bnt attorneys-at-law s.r.o.

Do You Know Your Income Tax Prepayments?

The amount and frequency of income tax prepayments differ from taxpayer to taxpayer.

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Event calendar

Member event

Time Management

24.04.2017 , City Green Court, Hvězdova 1734/2c, Prague 4

The PwC Academy.

Member event

Art Course - Painting Salvador Dali The Hours

25.04.2017 , Jungmannova 3, Praha 1, 11000 Praha

The theme of this week: Salvador Dali - The Hours

Member event

Employee Empowerment 2017

26.04.2017 , Karolinská 654/2, Prague 8 – Karlín

We are excited to invite you to a next Strategic HR event, focused on Empowered Employment.

Global Client Advisor - Financial Services Industry (based in Prague)

20.04.2017, Oracle Czech s.r.o., Praha

Outbound roles: Engage with key customer business & IT executives, typically CxO and MD level, developing a trusted advisor level customer relationship ### Analyze and research the customer situation and build on this through customer interaction Develop new relationships with the customer that support the Oracle account plan goals and target areas Communicate Oracle business strategy and industry vision to the customer Introduce relevant wider Oracle team and Oracle executives to the customer Collaborate with the customer, running workshops and meetings to create specific transformation supporting propositions Lead transformation supporting responses and roadmaps that recognize the current client situation Bring industry and cross-industry best practices to the customer and influence change / transformation Provide occasional assistance to other Oracle customers where knowledge / experience relevant Inbound roles: As the customer expert, provide the account team with insights about customer’s key issues and business priorities Work with Key Account Director to identify major areas where use of Oracle would enable customer business or IT transformation goals Work with Key Account Director to support the creation of strategic account plan, contributing customer and industry related material Develop, define and lead large transformational propositions responding to the customer industry challenges. Work with Oracle Architects and Pre-sales resources to shape and define solutions Define and lead customer executive visits to Oracle HQ to underpin propositions Work with the sales teams ensuring they understand the requirements for products that support the transformation and the goals Work together as a team with peer Client Advisors to produce reusable industry change patterns based on successful transformation propositions created for specific customers Maintain industry knowledge currency and specific assigned customer knowledge currency Assist peer client advisors where knowledge / experience relevant to their customer   Desired Qualifications Appropriately experienced candidates with a high potential for success as a Client Advisor are generally described as being/having: University/Business School degree or equivalent. An MBA or equivalent is desirable Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present at the Board and C-level Experience developing IT enablement strategies for client organizations and the ability to become a “trusted advisor” to senior executives A respected thought leader within the finance industry Russian language at an advanced level Proven experience defining and communicating IT/Business change and transformation proposals Proven experience in defining business transformation enabled by technology Working knowledge of Financial services operating models and processes Working knowledge of Risk and Financial Management Working knowledge of Customer and Channel strategies Working knowledge of Regulation and Compliance Working knowledge of support functions like HR and Back Office Working knowledge of the use of data driven marketing and selling processes permissible within financial services Experience of national / multinational scale Bank IT complexity and challenges Broad knowledge of disruptive business models and key technology trends including but not limited to Big Data/Advanced Analytics, Digital, Mobile, Cloud and outcomes they enable in financial services Ideally, broad knowledge of Oracle Solutions and usage in the finance industry An enthusiastic individual who can drive execution to deliver a service to the customer Business development experience Experience working in a large, complex global team environment The successful candidate’s background could be: Leader within an established or large challenger Financial Services provider’s Strategy or Transformation & Change function Chief Operating Officer within an established or large challenger Financial Services provider Chief Digital Officer or Head of Digital / Channels within an established or large challenger Financial Services provider Senior strategy focused Industry Consultant / Architect within an established or large challenger Financial Services provider or within a competitive organization e.g. Client Partner / Client Architect Senior Manager or Partner level management consultant focused on the Financial Services sector Customer-specific profile requirements (summary): Financial Services Experience Significant banking experience working in one or more multiple banking sectors Retail, Commercial, Investment and Private Banking Fluency in English and Czech and/or Russian Willingness to travel within Europe to Oracle and Customer offices Long-term commitment towards customer and key account team

Senior Network Engineer/Architect

20.04.2017, McKinsey & Company, Inc. Prague, Praha

You'll work in Prague as part of our Solutions Development Group, which is responsible for the development efforts supporting the firm's computing applications and services. ### Qualifications   Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science or electrical engineering; other discipline and significant relevant experience Experience working in a DevOps environment, cloud and hybrid cloud networking environments, SDN technologies Strong understanding JSon, REST, Perl, Python and Unix scripting and log analysis along with automation programing skills including Chef, Puppet, and Ansible Hands on experience with Linux/UNIX and JAVA/Perl/EXPECT/TCL Scripting is a plus 5+ years of Carrier or Enterprise network design and implementation experience 7+ years of TCP/IP network and application delivery experience with strong skills in network environment troubleshooting and design Strong understanding of JSon, REST, Perl, Python and Unix scripting and log analysis Very strong/expert with Cisco, Arista, Palo Alto Network’s Routers, Switches, VPNs, supporting or deploying WAN and/or LAN configurations with experience of network application troubleshooting and performance monitoring as well as global design and implementation Expert understanding of VPN technologies including IPSec protocol suite and SSL with solid experience with most of: Cisco Wireless LAN technology, F5 load balancers, Riverbed accelerators, Arista and Palo Alto Expert in understanding of core TCP/IP application services, i.e., DNS, DHCP, HTTP, RADIUS, TACACS Experience working with hardware and software, commercial and open-source based routers, switches, and firewall appliances, Cloud solutions (e.g., AWS), SDN technologies, and automation skills (e.g., Chef, Puppet, Ansible) Experience with Unix systems administration, type 1 and type 2 hypervisor’s, expert understanding of the TCP/IP protocol suite and a solid background in IP routing Expert experience in global network and application monitoring, performance troubleshooting and data analysis including experience with REST and JSON interface programming, SQL database programing and traditional Unix scripting languages (i.e., Perl, *sh, Python, and Expect). Excellent written and verbal communication and problem-solving skills   Who You'll Work With Our expertise and disciplines include workstation image development, VoIP, telecommunications, mobile computing, application server, LAN/WAN standards, HD video, encryption and authentication, and data center management. What You'll Do You will work with the Network Engineering team to design and collaborate on global network engineering projects. You'll develop hardware and software (virtual) based network solutions in a hybrid-WAN based global network environment, and you'll support internal-based, PaaS, and SaaS applications for a globally distributed and highly mobile workforce utilizing data, voice and video converged application architectures. You'll manage the development and deployment of ad hoc and platform-based network application performance management and monitoring solutions for capacity planning, troubleshooting and auditing. Additionally, you'll work closely with the various teams responsible for voice communications, video conferencing, security standards, server implementation and wireless and mobile computing, and you'll collaborate with support teams to resolve escalated issues across products, vendors, and connection media. Project horizons are typically between 6-24 months, and you'll participate in cross-team efforts to ensure functionality within video environment, including support teams, adoption teams and development teams, and you'll also lead teams resolving issues related to knowledge expertise.

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