We know that our long-term success is based on the fact that every employee in every department is fully committed, highly motivated and enthusiastically fulfilling his tasks. The compatibility of work and family life is therefore an integral part of GESIS's work and cooperation at the institute.
Since 2010 GESIS is the owner of the certificate “workandfamily” of the charitable Hertie Foundation and is thus one of the pioneers of non-university Research and Service Institutions. Therefore GESIS is bound to a range of arrangements to support the compatibility of work and family.
The focus of these arrangements is a flexible organisation of the working hours and the location of work:
Further important arrangements for the compatibility of work and family at GESIS are:
The short portrait developed by the Hertie foundation can be found here (in German) and our certificate can be seen here (229 KB) (in German). Further information concerning the audit can be found under www.berufundfamilie.de.