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Use the valuable experience of international role models and shape your own career path!
Get to know the women who are managers at ERGO today - and take a look at a wide range of careers and experiences. They have managed to overcome challenges and successfully shape their careers. Be inspired and use their tips to start your leadership career at ERGO.
Staying true to oneself and supporting employees in their ideas: This is the fundament for Christine Kaaz to overcome the fear of new challenges.
Surbhi Goel's journey shows that perseverance pays off - if you follow her advice and act empathetically and build a strong network.
If you want to be successful, you have to be self-confident and you have to be able to convince others - that's how new doors keep opening for Ilona Mihele.
There is a risk of failing at new challenges: Linda van Dijk has never let that stop her, though - and her success reflects that.
If something doesn't succeed, learn from it. Don't let criticism get you down, take it and the learnings, then try again – with this mindset Karin Brandl has worked her way up.
Annie Bernays is convinced: For the best possible outcome, you don't have to know the answer yourself, but you do have to ask the right people and value their opinion.
Challenging the status quo and working together to find even better solutions was an important key to success for Erika van Dyck.
“A good mentor is someone who gives open feedback, even critical.”
“My best career decision was to take on a management role early on and to start a family just as early. That way I have enough time for both in my life.”
“My motto: Life should be fun and never monotonous – that’s why I like new challenges.”
“My motto: act as an entrepreneur in the company and think in terms of solutions, not problems!”
“It makes me happy when I can help my employees grow and overcome challenges they might not have felt confident with before.”
“My strengths are finding solutions, cooperating and building teams, taking on responsibilities and seeing the big picture.”
“My best career decision: Not deciding between career and family, but choosing to have both.”
“Don’t just get women into positions, but continue to support them once they are there. Look beyond appearances at the quietly achieved success.”
“My career at ERGO led me from Russia via Germany to Austria.”
“My motto: Great things never come from comfort zones.”
“The will to succeed, a proven track record, and a stable, comprehensive network – three things that are indispensable on the way to a management position, and once you’ve arrived there.”
“Being a leader does give one the opportunity to help people, and it is up to each leader to use that opportunity wisely.”
“I celebrate successes and learn from failures.”
“My tip for women on their way to leadership positions: It is essential to know and use your own strengths!”
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