Career Consultant & Founder
Advice for foreign and German academics on finding a job. Lecturing at most German universities about application and employment topics in the German industry. (since 2012)
Applicants and companies often look at an application from two different perspectives. It’s good to have someone who understands both sides.
Due to my work experience as a recruiter in internationally operating companies, I became aware of how difficult it is for a foreign applicant to know the expectations and working methods of German personnel decision-makers. This gap of Germany-specific application knowledge leads to rejections and thus to disappointment on both sides, even if the applicant is the right one. My career advice gives applicants a fair application chance and allows companies to focus on professional aspects only.
My goal is to become carbon neutral in my personal and business life by 2030. For my business, I have implemented the following actions so far: