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The Gender Factor: where do the differences lie?

Earlier this year, when the New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson was replaced in almost mysterious circumstances, reports of non-transparency in salary surfaced up. Apparently, she had discovered that her salary and benefits were far lesser than her male counterparts and that had led to a conflict situation with the board. How important is the gender factor – we decided to find out!

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Working abroad: while hiring, I talked to the candidates father!

Usually, it is most interesting to find senior management willing to share their personal experiences and the other less reported part of their work life. I caught up with Dr. Thomas Vetter, who is currently the senior Vice President in SAP, Germany. Dr. Vetter has spent nearly 20 years with SAP and currently leads the global…

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6 Unusual Employee Benefits

You might think that when it comes down to employee benefits, you are aware of all options: company car, fuel card, laptop and mobile phone. But these benefits are only those that fall into mainstream practices. Some companies took the concept a step further to secure their talented employees’ loyalty. Here are some eloquent examples:

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Longer job tenure worsens your relationship with your boss and colleagues!

When people talk about wanting to be CEOs or reaching any senior management positions, the question often is, do they follow the titles, or do they genuinely try and find if the position allows them job satisfaction? Job and career satisfaction are both subjective, and based heavily on personal priorities. And yet could there be a common view? While salary and position are generally indicators of ‘job satisfaction’, we definitely think relationship with your boss and colleagues plays an important role, considering it is often shown in surveys that most people tend to leave jobs due to bad bosses!

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Germany: A Popular Destination for Foreign Senior Professionals

It’s no news that Germany is an attractive market in Europe now also being the world’s 2nd most popular immigration destination after the US. It is interesting to us then to look at foreign senior professionals who have made Germany their professional home. Everyone comes from a different part of the world with their own stories, and…

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