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The gender pay gap in Germany As an American wandering the German cobblestone streets and utilizing the wonderful German public transportation: I jumped on a tram one morning. And was approaching the tram driver to buy my tram ticket. And what do we have here? As I glance up to ask how much it costs, I did not see my normal mid-50s overweight, man with a 4-day beard painted on his face. There she was… a kind of lady we all know…. A stereotypical “Stiflers’ mom”…on the wheel of a tram. And at that exact moment I needed to ask myself: Why did Stiflers’ MomRead More →

interesting facts about germany

Why German doors are more intimidating than your boss (door in German: Tür) Waiting for a meeting? Anxiously sitting in a doctor’s office? Awaiting your paperwork? Sit down, read a magazine and “shush”. The door will eventually open and here’s how you do it –  Interesting facts about Germany     The “closed door”: a sign of power Do you have your own office? Okay you are definitely a somebody. Do you have a door to your office that you always keep closed until somebody knocks? You are the freakin’ man (or woman). And if somebody wants something from you, they will have to begRead More →