InterNations turns 15: Co-founders Malte and Philipp explain why a community for people who live and work abroad is still essential today and where they see the potential of InterNations for the years to come.[Read more…] about Why You Won’t Find Real Friendships Abroad via Social Media
InterNations Corporate Culture
In this guest post, our Corporate Communications Intern Patricia looks back at the past six months at InterNations, sharing what she learned during her internship abroad.
As a business student at the Swiss German University in Jakarta, Indonesia, I traveled far from home. There were two reasons why I came to Germany: to attend part of my double-degree program at the Fachhochschule Südwestfalen in Soest and to do a six-month internship abroad.[Read more…] about Seeking Opportunities Abroad: My Internship at InterNations
Conducting original research is a considerable expense, but it can be key to strengthening your company’s PR and marketing outreach. InterNations is sharing some of the insights that our team has gained from conducting a large-scale survey for nine years.[Read more…] about How to Use Original Research for Boosting Business Goals
The Wednesday before last, the InterNations Team stepped off a coach at Munich’s Central Bus Station, slightly bleary-eared, but happy.
They’d just returned from a three-day company retreat in the Austrian Alps.
A corporate retreat? Isn’t that an unnecessary luxury at best? And even more so in times of uncertainty?
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many companies to watch their budgets. Moreover, with the war in Ukraine disrupting supply chains and increasing inflation, the next crisis may be looming on the horizon. And that would mean yet another reason for businesses to tighten their belts.
The last thing any company needs right now, you might think, is a corporate retreat. It costs quite a bit of money to send your employees on a trip. Not to mention the loss of productivity during the event.
Obviously, a corporate team-building trip is a considerable investment in terms of time and money. But, if done right, it will be worth it in the long run.
Read on for some reasons why every company should send their team on a corporate retreat. Especially now.[Read more…] about Top 5 Reasons for Every Company to Invest in a Team Trip
Getting to relax and to enjoy yourself at the office is not the same as “all play and no work”. Having fun is said to lower stress levels, to help build a socially connected learning environment, and to increase productivity by an average 12%. Let’s all remember this figure in case someone tries to object to Friday Happy Hour!
But whatever the benefits for the company’s bottom line might be, truth is that we sometimes just need a break. Find out how some of our team members brighten the mood during their working days, both remote and in person.[Read more…] about Fun@Work: How InterNations Team Members Unwind