ABA-Invest in Austria honored for being a family-friendly company
The Austrian national investment promotion company ABA-Invest in Austria participated in the “Work and Family“ audit and was granted a corresponding certificate by the Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth, thus confirming ABA’s attractiveness as an employer. In order to receive this certificate, measures implemented by the company to ensure family-friendly working conditions were evaluated. The ministry came to the gratifying conclusion that ABA is very committed to the well-being of its employees. “ABA-Invest in Austria will continue to strive to support its employees in ensuring the compatibility of family and career on the basis of taking appropriate measures”, says ABA Managing Director René Siegl. “Technical developments offer new possibility for family-friendly work. In this way we have been able to develop numerous individual models for employees in recent years. At the same time, we could enhance our company’s success”, he adds.
The “Work and Family” audit is the further development of the original audit process tailored to Austrian conditions as a means of ensuring a better compatibility of family and career. It was developed based on the initiative of and on behalf of the non-profit HERTIE foundation in Germany (www.beruf-und-familie.de/).