Job shares and why they work particularly well for management posts

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Less work with the same amount of responsibility may sounds pretty appealing, though to many it seems like a remote possibility at best. Job sharing is one way forward – though it involves a lot of coordination. Take Janina Marks and Michael Hedinger, who share the post of Head of Global Trade Management Europe for sea freight at German logistics company DB Schenker. Marks was offered the job when she returned to work after having her son – but she also wanted to make sure she had time at home with her child. She talked to her supervisor and then looked for someone to share the job with. She p…

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