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Reaching goals while staying flexible

KM_Charta of Flexibility

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

Are there now fewer opportunities for new parents returning to work?

[... At a roundtable event hosted by the Guardian, the Women in Social Housing (Wish) group heard how the decreasing availability of flexible working, part-time working and job sharing is preventing women from re-entering the workplace after childbirth, and is ... read more

Why I Don’t Want Work-Life Balance

[... I don't have work-life balance, I have work-life blend - and I couldn't be happier. I learned very early on in my career that I did not want to have the kind of job that created that harsh separation between work ... read more

Balancing business and life

[... With the convenience and flexibility that a home or mobile office provides, this time of ultra-connectivity can also mean that it’s almost impossible to create a clear separation between work and home. Here are my top tips on how to ... read more

Parental leave – A threat to career?

Family Life in Norway

The German newspaper Spiegel Online picks some information of the latest survey of the German Family Ministry and highlighted that about 40 percent of women and 30 percent of men in Germany regret going on parental leave! This is really ... read more

Flexible working – Not only for women!

Father and Son

We are living in an emancipated, open and difference-accepting world – with a high demand of skilled workers in many countries. Thus companies are creating framework conditions to attract and retain talents as well as to make the reconciliation of ... read more

Henkel Home Office Program in Brazil

Noted date in the daily log

Committed with the strong focus Henkel has been giving to Flexible Working Conditions and Quality of Life, the Business Executive Committee of the Mercosur region approved a new Home Office Program in Brazil. Since September 2012, each eligible individual can agree ... read more

Bettina Toennesmann

In some situations it would not otherwise have been possible for me to work. ... read more