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
Behind the Scenes
The past twelve months have been a challenging, even stressful, time for most people around the globe, including for the InterNations Team. Here, we’re taking stock and having a look at what has kept us on our toes in 2020.[Read more…] about What a Year! What 2020 Was Like for the InterNations Team
After a long hiatus during the summer months, we’ve restarted our Sustainability Initiative. Find out below what the InterNations Team has done to tackle this topic in September![Read more…] about Behind the Scenes: Let’s Clean Up This Mess Together!
Many of the team members at InterNations are expats themselves and can relate to both the positive and the challenging sides of life abroad. In particular, we know how tough it can be to find new friends in a foreign country. Even though it can be difficult at times, we can at least count on our colleagues for support. And it is hardly surprising that some of the strong bonds at work develop into lasting friendships.
To celebrate the International Day of Friendship on 30 July — a day honoring peaceful, friendly interactions and non-violence among all people and nations — several colleagues share how they have bonded and become friends at work. More than 120 team members with more than 40 nationalities are currently working at InterNations, and they can confirm what Human Resource Team Lead Christa Fellner says: “Diversity is at the heart of our team here, and we think it’s really important to celebrate that.”[Read more…] about InterNational Friendship Week
In 1974, 5 June became World Environment Day, established by the UN to encourage worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. That’s why today is the perfect occasion to present an update on the Sustainability Initiative at InterNations. In May, we organized our first theme month to get the team involved. “Be our hero — be waste zero!” was our motto. Here, we’re going to give you an overview of our activities for Zero Waste Month, as well as plenty of advice on how to reduce waste, both at home and at the office.[Read more…] about Behind the Scenes: Zero Waste Month at InterNations