Research has clearly shown that the ability to offer a part-time role is a critical factor for the retention of talented executives progressing into senior roles. However, today’s global corporations operating at a fast pace, across boundaries can often find it impossible to agree part-time working options that are workable and commercially viable for the business. Job sharing has proven to be a working option that enables the desired challenging, senior part-time roles while providing the round-the-clock cover and business continuity that is so vital in today’s global marketplace.