E-Skills and the Labor Market in Slovakia

On 31 May 2016, the Institute for Public Affairs presented the results of its research project E-Skills and the labor market in the optics of working-age people, which was summed up in the research study "E-Skills and Labor Market in Slovakia". The project was carried out in cooperation with the employment website profesia.sk and with the financial support from the Accenture Foundation at the Pontis Foundation.

The results of the study were based on a series of representative IVO surveys from 2005 to 2015 and data samples of 747,193 jobs and 477,072 CVs of Jobseekers posted on the profesia.sk portal between 2011 and 2015.

The analysis focused on the current problems and trends in the use of modern information technologies in the field of labor and the labor market. Authors Marián Velšic (IVO) and Tomáš Janotík (Profesia.sk) focus on issues such as:

  • adaptation to information technologies
  • perception of modern information technologies from the viewpoint of employment
  • development of digital skills of economically active and unemployed
  • development of digital skills in the sectors of the economy
  • The biggest problems in the digital skills of workers and the unemployed
  • Perception of computer science education at elementary and secondary schools
  • Company requirements for e-Skills candidates
  • The ability of applicants to work with computer skills 


Press Release [PDF, in Slovak]

E-Skills a trh práce na Slovensku - Research Report [PDF, in Slovak]


Press conference in Bratislava. From the left: Marián Velšic (IVO), Jozef Kokoška (Accenture), Katarína Kelmbalová (Profesia.sk), Tomáš Janotík (Profesia.sk), Grigorij Mesežnikov (IVO).

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