THE IMAGE OF THE FUTURE
I HAVE TO STAND BY WHAT I SAY 100%
He compares media communication to a board game with pieces and clearly set rules. He himself has been on both sides of the board. The current ŠKODA AUTO press officer for the Czech market studied journalism at the Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University, and before entering the world of PR, he gained experience as a sports journalist. After all, sports are one of his greatest passions. But it’s not only on the football field that he feels a real surge of adrenaline, but also in crisis communication, his favourite discipline in the field of public relations. What does the job of the press officer of the country’s largest company – who reached his current position at the age of a mere twenty-seven years – involve?
HEALTH CARE AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT
To do a job that interests you and be fairly paid for it? Yes, that’s fine. But what about getting something on top of that – the opportunity to develop one’s self and other advantages that save you both money and time. That’s even better, right? Peep at how ŠKODA AUTO considers benefits.
Business trips aren't just about the number of kilometres traveled, but also about new ways of working. 🌎 ŠKODA's Purchasing Project Manager Václav Březina is currently in Pune, India, where he is in charge of managing the Superb, Octavia and Kodiaq projects. "Oral agreements are only part of success here. We must confirm everything via email and check whether we understand one another or not. Though all within the factory works fine, Indians are not very punctual." This is one of the local ways of working that Václav had to get used to in his first months. But at the same time, he adds: "People in India care about personal relationships a lot more. We know each other, call people by their first names, go for tea, shake hands, or speak a couple of words with one another." Check out our post to learn what other surprises were waiting for Václav in India, and what he misses most about the Czech Republic. ⬇️
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ERGONOMICS IS EVERYWHERE
Sit up straight, move the monitor to your eye level, take a break, and stretch from time to time. Most of us know how to keep our bodies healthy while working in an office. But what does ergonomics look like for production workers? It is important to adapt the shape of parts to the capabilities of the human body, use handling equipment, and also to find a balance between activity and appropriate forms of rest. Lucie Vacková, professional coordinator from the Health Services and Ergonomics Department, shares her experience.
1 card in your wallet = access to 270,000 car-charging stations across Europe! ⚡ Since 2016, the Powerpass has been offering drivers the opportunity to use charging stations at most public providers in Europe, including IONITY's fast-charging network. This provides access to more than 1,700 public stations in the Czech Republic alone. Choose from three tariffs with different charging speeds and three flat monthly rates. 💸 Klára Schönfeld, project manager in the field of business and e-mobility, has been leading the Powerpass project for four years. "I started at ŠKODA AUTO as an intern. When I was given the opportunity to join the e-mobility team, I didn't hesitate," she says. Want to know more about where Powerpass is heading and how you can use it? Read our latest post! ⤵️