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Lukáš Konečný: Investment is only the beginning

31 May 2022
Y Soft Ventures Partner Lukáš Konečný appeared in the Late Collection list of Forbes magazine at the beginning of the year. He narrowly missed out on a spot in the famous 30 under 30 list by one year. Internally, Lukáš has been leading our list of exceptional YSofters for the fifth year in a row. Working closely with Miloš Sochor, he runs Y Soft Ventures, the investment platform at Y Soft. They take care of the development and support of a number of interesting startups. Lukáš says he doesn't know exactly why he made it onto the prestigious Forbes rankings (although he may be keeping it a secret from us). Here you can read all about what he does and you can work out why it attracted the attention of the editors at Forbes.
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Getting creative with internal events: taking teambuilding to the next level

2 December 2021
Every year, YSofters around the world come together to celebrate the company’s birthday. We call this annual event Scandal, we’ll let you imagine where the name came from! Pre-Covid, this was an opportunity for YSofters from all regions to meet in person, listen to our CEO’s strategic presentation, enjoy team-building activities, and have some fun.
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On the same page: Our Hiring Training

21 December 2021
If there’s one thing all recruiters and hiring managers will agree on it’s the importance of being on the same page. It’s incredibly frustrating, messy, and time-consuming not being in sync with each other around best hiring practices. Naturally, the more people involved in the hiring process, the more diverse the opinions are about how to do it. To make this a much easier process we have designed new hiring training. Since our R&D department is manager-less, all of our engineers are involved with the hiring process. Making the challenge of ‘being in sync’ quite an ambitious goal. The training feedback has been really positive, so it’s now time for us to share what we created with you. You can use this information as inspiration, or as a foundation for building your own training.
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Beyond Y Soft: Our Ambassador Program

16 March 2022
Our employer brand is really important to us, and it also helps when it comes to hiring and retaining employees. However, we’ve noticed that standard HR marketing doesn’t quite cut it these days. It’s easy for potential employees to easily ignore or miss our ads. But how can we boost our employer brand if usual marketing activities don’t work anymore?
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