• A Guide to Negotiating Your Notice Period

    8 months ago

    ​In Germany, the average notice period is 3 months but can be as long as 6 months. There is a good reason behind this - to protect your rights as an employee in case of redundancy or termination. However, while a notice period should be treated with respect, there might be situations where proactively discussing your leaving date with your employer could be of benefit for y...

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  • Performance over Presence

    almost 3 years ago

    ​For the past year, the high-speed mass adoption of flexible working required employers to redefine and re-examine the workplace. As expected, forward-thinking Tech and IT companies that embrace digital transformation were the ones that continued to thrive in this new environment. If flexible agility, cloud technology, and secure infrastructures are signs of permanent ...

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  • How to Ace a Virtual Interview

    almost 4 years ago

    Video interviews have begun growing in popularity, however as the Covid-19 epidemic continues, this method of interviewing has become a prominent part of companies’ application process. But video interviews come with a new set of difficulties.For many tech professionals in Germany, a video interview may seem simple as it’s in the comfort of your own home. However making a gr...

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  • Hiring Business Critical Talent Through Video Interview

    almost 4 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    During the Covid-19 epidemic, many of us in Germany are grappling with a new reality.However, it could be argued that during this pandemic the demand for talent in the tech space is still an integral part of business which is just requiring a change of strategy.This is an opportune moment to use technology to your advantage in your hiring process and get ahead of the competi...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Nathalie Zetzmann

    almost 4 years ago

    ​​The race is on for a gender equal workforce throughout the technology sector. According to the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, only 24% of IT jobs are filled by women and the sector is still heavily male-dominated in Germany. Nathalie Zetzmann, Principal Consultant Data & AI at Glocomms Berlin, discusses the unique position that recruiters...

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  • How to Look Beyond the CV to Find the Right Talent

    over 4 years ago

    ​While CVs are useful for hiring managers who are looking to employ within the German technology sector in terms of being able to tick the ‘must have’ boxes for required skills, there is a lot they can’t tell you about a candidate. Candidates are also likely to exaggerate about their skills and achievements on a CV, or make out they had more responsibility in a previous role...

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