Corporate Blog

We provide added value on our blog regarding issues that concern OVB: trends in the world of work and social developments.

Man sitting in the living room – resilience

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Resilience: magic word for a successful career?

What makes a person strong and psychologically resistant? In this context, the key word "resilience” is often mentioned. The term covers certain characteristic features that make up a resilient person. In short, resilient people cope with strokes of fate or crises more quickly than people who are perceived as vulnerable.

Woman sleeping in bed - Mental health at work

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Mental health - time for mindfulness and self-care

Your job is stressful and three deadlines must be met at the same time? Moreover, a private birthday party needs to be organised but it feels like there is no time left at all? Mental effort and the so-called "mental load" play an increasingly important role in our lives. As a result, society has become more and more aware of dealing with mental health.

Older man sitting in a library reading a book - Silver Society

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The megatrend Silver Society: demographic change in Europe

Demographic ageing is visible worldwide and influences all areas of life. At the same time, the idea of "ageing" is changing from a resting lifestyle to a more active and engaged one.

Woman sitting at her desk with a smile

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Sustainable working: how we can protect the environment right from the office

In our private lifes, we try to live more sustainably, for example by buying regional food or avoiding plastic bags. But does it automatically mean that the working world will become more sustainable? Sustainability also needs to be considered at the workplace. This is why we should critically question our habits and check which of them can be changed.

A man sits at a table and counts money

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This is how Europe saves - what people in Europe do with their money

Who saves the most? Who is a fan of flexible deposit accounts and who puts their money in the bank for the long term? In European countries, there are different tendencies and preferences in how people handle their savings.

Mother sits on the sofa with a laptop and her daughter lies next to her

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How can companies promote the compatibility of family and work?

For people with children or relatives in need of care, everyday life is often stressful - and they have to combine it with their job on top of that. For this reason, companies should shape their working environment in a family-friendly way.

Employees playing a game - team building

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Team building: how companies can properly promote team spirit

Whether at the climbing park, in the escape room or at a joint cooking class – team events can specifically strengthen team interaction and cohesion within the company. In combination with the right employee development, an attractive working environment is created.

Woman working on the beach - remote work abroad

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Remote work abroad: from deckchair to hammock with your laptop

Taking a walk on the beach in the morning before work, having breakfast at the pool bar and then looking for a quiet spot with your laptop. Just following the motto "work where others are on vacation". Remote work abroad is discussed in many companies, but it isn't possible in every profession.

Agile teamwork - New Work at OVB Holding

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New work: how our way of working is changing

We want to work in a more self-determined and efficient way: Most preferably where, when and how we want. That sounds perfect to you - but how does New Work actually work? Many people are stressed out by their jobs and are exposed to high pressure. For this reason it's obvious that something has to change in the world of work.