If Manager must remain silent because they are an \”Executive\”. The professional everyday workers today faces growing challenges: the toddler gets sick, the aging mother will care overnight. Suddenly and unexpectedly comes also the need to provide family members or even to maintain own extremely filled in everyday life. Coming together that is a double seemingly hard to impossible for most. And until today, often a taboo subject in German companies – especially for executives. Nationals despite full-time accept yourself the care for ill parents or other family members.
Various reasons gratitude, charity, costs or social standing. With the boss or colleagues will be talked about in the rarest of cases, often out of fear. The fear is justified, then no more than fully operational and resilient to be considered from the perspective of the employer. For those affected is the planned The daily routine is changed support sick parents or a fire-fighting as a result of an emergency situation fatal, because it seriously. More flexibility would be needed to do the work in the job by way of derogation from the usual rhythm -, and both parents provide. The new maintenance law (PflegeZG) will hardly help. It is today every worker, up to ten days per year without pay for the care of a family member free to be, take the least affected this and hope to be able to regulate everyday life too. The problem pervades all levels of hierarchy and is often just the service providers of undertaking, used exceptionally to get involved and to assume responsibility for others and himself. Such family special events happen, they themselves by their superiors to expect hardly understanding: because the work in the workplace not wait, the time pressure is high. It would be like a confession that I am not not more resilient more powerful enough for my job.