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Angie Barnes joined Q Works in October 2015. Her focus lies on developing the company’s marketing strategy, creating content for marketing materials, campaigns, and social media sites, as well as identifying and targeting new client companies in both Germany and the US.

Companies Identify Top Hiring Challenges

Continuing the conversation around the “Crisis for Talent,” a recent staffing industry survey of nearly 3,000 senior hiring managers identified the top 5 hiring challenges that companies are currently facing in the US (and very likely abroad).  Companies continue to add more new jobs yet find themselves struggling to […]

By |July 3rd, 2019|Recruiting News, Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

The CRISIS for Talent Has Arrived

I have said it a lot lately.  The “War for Talent” has progressed to the “Crisis for Talent”.  What does that really mean?  For the first time in history, there are more jobs than unemployed candidates to fill those jobs.  That is creating a very tight labor market.  Yet, […]

By |June 11th, 2019|Q Works News, Recruiting News|0 Comments

US Bundesministerium für Arbeit – US Arbeitsmarkt April 2019

US Bundesministerium für Arbeit – US Arbeitsmarkt April 2019

Im ersten Drittel 2019 hat die amerikanische Wirtschaft ihre Erfolgsserie fortgesetzt. Das Beschäftigungswachstum behielt im April den Schwung bei, den es schon im März anzeigte, nachdem im Februar ein Rückgang stattgefunden hatte, der inzwischen aber eher als eine Anomalie anzusehen […]

By |May 28th, 2019|Deutsch, Recruiting News|0 Comments

Building a kick ass LinkedIn Profile in 30 minutes or less

Many Successful Professionals use LinkedIn as a B2B or B2C selling tool.  They use it to grow their personal/professional brand.  They use it to push out content that is created through videos and articles.  LinkedIn is coming out with a “Live Feed” as well that is currently in the […]

By |April 8th, 2019|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Firmenkultur – Wie wichtig ist die eigentlich?

Seit 20+ Jahren ist der Hersteller von Spezialtextilstoffen in den USA vertreten und auf einem der größten Märkte der Welt kann dieses deutsche Privatunternehmen irgendwie nicht richtig Fuß fassen. Dabei läuft der Laden in Deutschland. Die deutsche Geschäftsführung nimmt erneut einen Führungswechsel vor und der neue Managing Director in […]

By |March 22nd, 2019|Deutsch, Recruiting News|0 Comments

Does your culture breed disengagement?

How many times have you sat in an interview and the prospective employer said, “You know, our culture really sucks here?” My assumption, and not a very bold one, is that has never happened. Why is that?
As an employer, how many times have you been interviewing a prospective employee […]

By |March 7th, 2019|Recruiting News, Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Erwartungen für 2019 – wie entwickeln sich die Beschäftigungszahlen

Wenn Sie den Aktienmarkt im Dezember beobachtet haben, dann hat das Jahr  2018 etwas wackelig abgeschlossen. Sollte man dem Hype glauben? Meine 401K-Performance war in 2018 nicht so positive wie im Vorjahr, aber es war nicht alles verloren. Ich glaube, es gibt hier einen Punkt, der klar verstanden werden […]

By |February 25th, 2019|Q Works News|0 Comments

2019 Market NOT Impacting Employment Boom

If you were watching the Stock Market in December to close out 2018, things appeared a bit shaky.  Do NOT believe the hype.  My 401k statement was not as pretty in 2018 as the year prior but all was not lost.  There is a clear point that needs to […]

By |February 4th, 2019|Q Works News, Recruiting News|0 Comments

The German Ambassador to Washington, Emily Haber, seeks to cultivate the collective

She had to get accustomed to Twitter long before she took up her post in the capital of Twitter king Donald Trump’s empire. Emily Haber shakes her head. The 62-year-old began using the online news and social networking service as a state secretary back in Berlin. But somehow in […]

By |January 22nd, 2019|Deutsch, Recruiting News|0 Comments

Deutsche Weihnachtstraditionen

Deutsche Weihnachtstraditionen

Heute stellen wir Ihnen die verschiedensten deutschen Weihnachtstraditionen und Bräuche vor – die Geschichte des Weihnachtsbaums, den traditionellen deutschen Weihnachtsmarkt, den Adventskalender (eine deutsche Erfindung), den Stollen und die Sternsinger.

Der Weihnachtsbaum hat seinen Ursprung im 16. Jahrhundert. Angeblich hat der christliche Reformator Martin Luther als erster brennende Kerzen […]

By |December 17th, 2018|Deutsch, Q Works News|0 Comments