Good financial statements are wrapped in notices of redundancy
‘It is demotivating, to say the least, when top executives in major banks – regardless of profits - go out and talk about cost reductions being a way of life in the sector and that streamlining generally leads to fewer employees – as if it were a natural law’, says Chair of Finansforbundet Kent Petersen.
Plan breaks when you work from home
Efficiency is sky-high when financial employees work from home and are not exposed to normal disturbances from colleagues, like at the office. However, a lack of breaks and too little movement during the working day can affect your health, according to senior consultant Jasper Lorentzen from Finansforbundet (Financial Services Union Denmark).
Get the most out of the dialogue with your manager
Additional requirements on development and new organisational forms have in some places replaced the traditional job appraisal review concept, including its annual personal development interviews, with other types of meetings between employees and managers.
Corona agreement is extended by two additional months
The Danish Employers’ Association for the Financial Sector and Finansforbundet (Financial Services Union Denmark) agree to let the agreement concerning special terms for work in the financial sector during the COVID-19 lockdown continue until the end of February
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I don’t do anything halfway
Emma Due Bitz got an idea while working at Nordea Markets: To teach women about investment. Now, together with two partners at Female Invest, she is on Forbes’ list of Europe’s most influential young persons, and the company has won an international award and extended its learning universe to 40 countries. So far.
The banks have become more attractive among young people
Four banks are among the 25 most attractive employers among young academics, a number that has doubled since last year. This is the result of a new survey from Academic Work. Nordea and Jyske Bank are among those on the list, which also includes Nykredit Bank and Danske Bank
The employees should attract young talent
The employees are the most important asset of the financial companies when it comes to recruitment of future talent. This is the result of a new survey from Academic Work. Slightly more than seven out of ten young academics consider good colleagues as most important factor when selecting a future employer.
The future requires constructiveness – including in management
The future requires constructiveness – including in managementAfter a chaotic spring for all of us, we now seriously need to learn from our experiences. Because we can use flexibility, trust and digital solutions to make work and work life better and smarter. But let me be absolutely clear: This is obviously not at all the same thing as ‘headless savings’.
Digitization is speeding up in the sector
The societal shutdown due to Corona has accelerated the use of digital solutions and moved digitisation in the sector forward. ‘We are 1-2 years ahead in terms of putting digital solutions into use’, says Danske Bank’s Head of Business Development.
We need to discuss alternatives to cash
Corona has breathed new life into the debate on the future of cash. ‘It needs to be brought up’, says Finansforbundet’s Vice-President Steen Lund Olsen, who calls for a broad discussion of the essential dilemmas of a society with or without cash.
A Holiday That Exposes you to the Corona Virus can Cost you Your job
If finance sector workers go on holiday to countries on the list published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of countries it advises against visiting, and come home infected by the corona virus, they risk losing their job.