Why self-tests should be part of everyday office life
This week, the decision was made: companies are now obliged to offer their employees Corona tests at least once a week. The procedure, which is a challenge for many companies, has been part of everyday life at BurdaForward for weeks - a good occasion to share experiences and motivate people to take this step.
10 hours "on air": Work-Life-Day inspires BurdaForwarder
Inspiration, entertainment, knowledge transfer, relaxation, networking - and all that away from the daily business routine. With the Work-Life-Day on February 25, 2021, BurdaForward dedicated a 10-hour live program to its own colleagues. Colleagues, artists, athletes, coaches and celebrities such as Peter Maffay, Tim Mälzer, Fabian Hambüchen and Jan Frodeno created 17 colorful sessions around the topic of work-life balance.
Olaf Scholz visits BurdaForward
In a good mood, determined, focused. This is how Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz appeared during his visit to Munich last week. The candidate for chancellor took time for an open conversation with the BurdaForward colleagues and answered their questions about the pandemic fight, the upcoming election campaign and shared his very personal view on the developments in the country.
CHIP.de celebrates 25th birthday
On 15 February 1996 at 12 o'clock sharp, the time had come: CHIP.de went online as an offshoot of the oldest German PC magazine on the World Wide Web. Today, CHIP is the market leader in the field of technology portals and the most trusted source for more than 24 million users when it comes to products and services in their everyday lives.
"fit4future" Award for BurdaForward CCO Daniel Steil
At the annual charity gala of the Cleven Foundation, BurdaForward-CCO and former FOCUS Online Editor-in-Chief Daniel Steil was awarded the "fit4future" Honorary Award. Steil is a "man of the word" who makes a difference, emphasizes foundation chairman Robert Lübenoff in his laudation.
#Lebenslauf2020 running challenge for Germany’s terminally ill children
"Mom said my brother is very sick and may leave us soon. Will he go to heaven?" Every day, the "Oskar Sorgentelefon” (Oskar worry phone) of the German association of children's hospices faces questions like these. Germany’s terminally ill children and their loved ones can reach the Oskar Sorgentelefon confidentially, free of charge and around the clock – even in the middle of the night or on holidays. The telephone service is financed by donations alone, but these have come to a near standstill in the face of the economic crisis that hit German society during the coronavirus pandemic. While donations are slowing down, OSKAR’s telephone hotlines never stand still - and neither does Marie Schulte-Bockum.
80th birthday of Hubert Burda in Munich
The publisher Hubert Burda celebrated his 80th birthday on Monday at the Group's location in Arabellastraße. Hundreds of employees and numerous guests of honour, including the Bavarian Minister President Markus Söder, Munich's Lord Mayor Dieter Reiter, CSU honorary member Edmund Stoiber, actor Fritz Wepper, composer Eberhard Schoener and former McKinsey boss Herbert Henzler celebrated this special day with Burda.
Peter Maffay talks about the emotional return to his native Romania
First chance, second chance, missed chance. For the third episode of the FOCUS online format "Talking Good", presenter Cherno Jobatey welcomes a renowned entertainer. Peter Maffay talks about his native Romania – and explains, why the country he fled as a child is like another world.
“Talking Good” with Olaf Scholz
It is finally here! The first “Talking Good” episode is available to watch on FOCUS Online. In the pilot of the new video format, moderator Cherno Jobatey enters into a dialogue with Germany’s Vice-Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz. Together, they discuss solidarity and social responsibility.