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Category: Gender Diversity

Generation Y – Why should employers care?

A group of Millenieals is working on a Tablet PC

Generation Y are people born between 1982 and 1997. They are also frequently known as the Echo Boomers, the Millennial, the Net Generation, or the Next Generation. Gen Y have been brought up during a time when technology has played ... read more

How Queen Bees oppress Female Careeres – or don’t they?

Today, only 5% of the world’s biggest companies’ leaders are female – but are “Queen Bees” really hindering for other women on their way to the top?

If you ever took the time to dive into the topic of gender inequality in the busines world, you will surely have stumbled upon the presumably one reason causing it that goes by so many names: the gender gap, the ... read more

Don’t forget the Dads!

Dad with kid and laptop

If you ever took a deep dive into the topic of Work-Life Flexibility, you will be aware of the problem of working moms. There are innumerable articles, studies and pamphlets describing their struggle to maintain a healthy balance between their ... read more

‘Diversity is our task’

Markus Dressel, Henkel Japan’s Human Resources Director, has participated in a Japanese-German symposium, because Diversity is one of the key success factors in business today. He has also presented Henkel’s initiatives to further promote Gender Diversity. The symposium “Encouraging Placement ... read more

On the way to work with Henkel

On the way to work

On the way to work is a 15th Anniversary of MIT Project which was executed in Poland between October 2013 and June 2014. The Project was designed to help long unemployed women to successfully come back on the job market. ... read more

Second Schwarzkopf Professional Ladies Lunch

After its more than great success in last October, the Schwarzkopf Professional Ladies Lunch took place for second time at the beginning of May 2014 in Frankfurt (Main). The host of the evening was Katharina Jahrling, Director of Schwarzkopf Professional Germany, who ... read more

Reaching goals while staying flexible

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The 8th of March was world women’s day – for the 103rd time already! This seems like a good opportunity to push the discussion on the topic of “women in leadership” – and to revise where we stand right now. ... read more

Americans still prefer a male boss

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We often discuss gender discrimination in career advancement. But did you ever look at it the other way around? Are female bosses discriminated by their subordinates? According to the results of a poll by the consultancy Gallup, expert in public ... read more