One year job sharing at Unilever – what has changed?

One year job sharing at Unilever – what has changed?
We met again with Caroline Jackson and Tammy Grillo from Unilever who have now been job sharing for over 1 year. They share their learning as experienced job share partners going through major changes in their role and more recently the challenges brought by Covid-19. It’s now been a year since you started job sharing. How are you doing and what has changed since you started?  We are a year into Job Sharing & it’s going really well. The Job Share is great. We are both advocates for the arrangement & have managed to embed it within the Unilever team which is extremely positive. In terms of the set up, not much has changed since we started. Caroline works Mon- Wed & Tammy Wed – Friday so we have Wednesday to handover/collaborate. From the start we said ‘let’s start as we mean to go on’. Set our stake in the ground & expectations of others which has worked well. It was important for us to create the normal from the beginning and stick with it. Due to the nature of our role we continue to follow the Twin sharing model, sharing all responsibilities and KPIs of the role. Naturally over time we each lean into areas more than the other due to our strengths/development areas but from an external perspective we are seen as 1 person. Have you done an evaluation of your partnership? What has been the feedback? We carried out end of year feedback for our end of year reviews & also input into our personal development plans. Feedback has been really positive. Our team has shared...