"Slovakia could soon become the world's biggest car producer per capita - if it can find enough skilled workers to assemble the vehicles." [...]
"The problem is particularly acute in the automotive industry in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, but it also affects segments of such high-skill service occupations as health-care personnel, architects, civil engineers and Internet technology experts, he [one of the report's authors] said.
In 2003, the Czech Republic began a program, appropriately called Selecting Qualified Workers From Abroad, which entails offering permanent residence permits to those who have lived and worked in the country for two and a half years. Poland said last month that it was introducing a similar program."
Perhaps a policy inspiration for the Slovak government? (The government recently made the requirements for obtaining citizenship tougher.)
PS: A careful observer might spot a mistake in the target year of euro adoption in Slovakia. It is not 2008, as in the article, but 2009.