Forget about those old-school plastic workplace entry cards! At its headquarters in Prague’s Radlice district, the bank ČSOB is now using biometric data in their place. They’re identifying employees based on fingerprints or blood-vessel scans. In the past, they also tested the use of face-recognition cameras.
LMC operates the most famous job portals - Jobs.cz a Prace.cz. Once in a while people come and ask the receptionists to find them a job. But most of the time the receptionists take care of their colleagues. What makes them angry? And why is it a bigger deal when the tearista goes on vacation than when management leaves?
We interview the people who know the most about what’s happening at the office. For this entry in our series of interviews with receptionists, we’ve driven out to Enterprise Office Centre in Prague’s Pankrác district, home of Avast, a company that started out as an antivirus software developer.
Kiwi.com is one of the most go-getting startups not only in the Czech Republic, but also within the European “pond.” In autumn of 2016, this company moved out of an art-nouveau villa into modern offices at Campus Science Park. When you come to visit it, Katka and Šárka are among the first to greet you.
They’re usually the first people you see when you step into an office building. No matter whether it’s a small business or a corporation, their work is to keep the whole place going. Receptionists. The people who know everything about a company. Absolutely EVERYTHING.