Do you also hate it when something urgent suddenly comes up at work, throwing out your carefully planned schedule for the entire week? Do you, too, sometimes postpone a task until the deadline is looming on the horizon — and then get anxious because there just doesn’t seem to be enough time left? Or do you find it hard to say no when your colleagues ask you for “just a tiny favor”, but the tiny favors keep piling up until you find yourself putting in extra hours to get your own projects done? If any — or even all — of these situations sound familiar, then at least you’re not alone.[Read more…] about Behind the Scenes: Time and Self-Management at InterNations
Behind the Scenes
For more than a year, international news headlines have been dominated by COVID-19. Despite the ongoing global health crisis, we shouldn’t forget about another pressing issue: the climate crisis. When life around the world finally goes back to normal, we probably shouldn’t go back to business as usual in every respect. The carbon clock is ticking, and it’s time for climate action. The sooner, the better.
In honor of Earth Day (22 April), we have taken action too, joining the LFCA campaign for Earth Day 2021. LFCA is short for Leaders for Climate Action, an initiative by hundreds of digital entrepreneurs who want to share and spread their vision of a sustainable economy. “My co-CEO Philipp and I are committed to taking a stance on climate action, and we are proud members of the Leaders for Climate Action community,” says InterNations Founder & Co-CEO Malte.[Read more…] about Earth Day: The Perfect Time to Take Climate Action
Our Human Resources Intern Amy tells us what working for InterNations during her year abroad has been like so far.[Read more…] about Behind the Scenes: An Introduction to the World of HR
This post is the first article in our new “Remote First” series. We’ll be exploring what becoming a fully remote company means for the InterNations Team and how this policy will be implemented across different workstreams — from HR to IT support.[Read more…] about Remote First: The InterNations Kickoff 2021
When starting their career, many people imagine their future development as a fairly straightforward path — climbing the corporate ladder to a senior position and eventually leading a team. However, this isn’t the only way to professional advancement. Several members of the InterNations team share how switching to a different department has been their personal key to success.[Read more…] about Behind the Scenes: Changing Careers within the InterNations Team