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The secondment process for international assignments

Due to increasing globalisation as well as growing global activities of companies and enterprises, the importance of international personnel deployment is rising. In addition, careers are becoming international and borderless (cf. Personalwirtschaft Sonderheft 05/2017,p. 24). As such it is important to pay special attention to the selection process so that foreign assignments are successful for […]

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Social media marketing and its importance for companies

A big change in the era of the world wide web began with the development of social media. It has evolved into an exchange platform that especially inspires younger generations to keep in touch with their friends, gaining new information per second. Today’s consumers make many of their purchasing decisions online. They discuss product experiences […]

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Work 4.0: Working from home and the need for reform

With their study, lawyers Michael Magotsch and Martin Lüderitz point out that the world of work develops and changes from day to day. Especially they deal with the “Right to Disconnect”. This means that “the majority of employees … must not only be reachable privately, but also professionally around the clock”. (Magotsch, Lüderitz 2017) Regarding […]

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Stress at the workplace: risk assessment of psychological stress

The average German citizen spends six hours a day – 40 hours a week – 160 hours a month – 1920 hours a year at work (cf. TNS Emnid, 2019). you spend A lot of valuable time at work in the course of your life. For this reason, working hours should also be a pleasant […]

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Is the employee also the king?

Unsatisfied customers can be catastrophic for companies in the service sector. This results in major image problems. It resembles a market barrier. Increasing profit seems impossible. In the 70’s/80’s it was recognised that the behaviour of employees is dependent on the quality of business performance.  Whether they are managing directors or just department heads, everyone […]

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Social media in public administration – Can it work?

Social media has become indispensable in today’s society. Dealing with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. is firmly integrated into everyday life and is still growing in enthusiasm. Can public administration withstand digital printing and cope with the changes in modern society?   Communication at the state level includes information flows on current activities of political and administrative […]

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The third sex and its impact on the world of work

“Which one of you was in Berlin recently? There you can see the Latte-macchiato faction who are introducing toilets for the third sex. This is for the men who don’t yet know whether they can still stand while peeing or already have to sit. That’s what this toilet is for, in between.” (Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, carnival […]

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Open house at the Cottbus Chamber of Industry and Commerce

“We can’t change the wind, but we can change the sails.” Aristotle This quote shows that one should also change a concept, even if the wind is the same. The wind is the open-house welcome evening. The sails are the concept of the event. Twice a year, the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) organises […]

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“Home office”: a new way of working

Home office is simply to say to work from home. It means employees setup a workplace at their home. From there, they can communicate via E-Mail and phone with their employer and satisfy the aims and tasks from workplace. Also, there are many conditions for doing Home Office. For people, who work on the building […]

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The birth of the modern office dog

Dog is man’s best friend. Unfortunately, many dog owners have to leave their best friend home alone while they are at work all day. So why not just take the dog to work? The idea of a dog at work is gaining ground in more and more offices. Well-known companies such as Google, Amazon, Xing […]