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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

Economy sets targets for women in leadership positions / Wirtschaft setzt sich Ziele für mehr Frauen in Führungspositionen

Yesterday, on March 30, 2011 there was a high-level-meeting of politicians and labor directors of Germany’s DAX 30 companies . The goal of this meeting was to get a mandatory statement from the representatives of business how they want to ... read more

Powerwomen in Dialogue / Starke Frauen im Gespräch

The starting event of our internal women’s network at Henkel “Women in Leadership” (WiL) in 2011 was the high-light-event at the same time: the round-table discussion with Simone Bagel-Trah our chairwoman of the shareholder committee and of the supervisory board ... read more

The ideal mother: successful, relaxed, caring and attractive / Die ideale Mutter: erfolgreich, relaxt, fürsorglich und attraktiv

Last week the study “Having babies in Germany” commissioned by Milupa was published. For this study about 1000 young women have been interviewed, amongst them mothers, pregnant women and also women without children.  Results showed that young women feel the pressure ... read more

The low birth-rate in Germany – a problem of mentality? / Die niedrige Geburtenrate in Deutschland – ein Problem der Mentalität?

German Family Minister Kristina Schröder won’t be happy to read this FAZ-Headline: „Germany will shrink, despite an improved family policy.“ She wants to improve political measures such as guaranteed childcare and parental leave , as incentives to start a family. ... read more

Recent topic: Family Friendly Companies / Aktuelles Thema: Familienfreundliche Unternehmen

The current issue of the Newsletter „Success Factor Family“ brings up the topic of family friendliness in companies. Research conducted by the Ministry of Family, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth proved that family-friendliness is one of the main factors for ... read more

Exemplary Henkel-project: Care Support / Vorbildliches Henkel Projekt: Care Support

The reconciliation of family and career is not only a matter of childcare. Many employees take care of elderly or sick family members. Often, concerned people feel left alone with this burden. Also a couple of Henkel-employees struggled with the ... read more

The Part-time Managers / Die Teilzeit-Manager

Is it possible to work part time and still have a career? Until now, the answer would was mostly No. A study conducted by the University Essen-Duisburg asked Human Resource Managers of large companies, whether a part-time career is possible. ... read more