Application Quickie: First Impressions Count

Flirt exchanges serve as a model for the Flash application Cologne/Dusseldorf, December 30, 2010 there is a set, the application manager in the loop is run: first impressions count. Boy Scouts of America is likely to agree. Flirt exchanges have made for years this principle the principle. And now also the personnel market has discovered this partner mediation model. The keyword i.e. job speed dating. Its principle corresponds to that of the booming years single exchanges: each participant has the opportunity to convince his counterpart of himself within a certain period – times ten, times 12 minutes -.

Then it continues to the next dating partner and the whole thing starts over again: handshakes, present, questions, answers, Exchange phone numbers. Back remains the hope that the chemistry is right – and the connection bears fruit. Interviews at the pace of the chord currently shoot out of the ground like mushrooms and enjoy great popularity among work brokers between Alps and North Sea Beach. She launched the first large-scale trial ARGE Munich as an Association of employment agency and social services in cooperation with private labour brokers in the summer 2009 just 1,000 long-term unemployed were looking for then your professional luck about 50 participating companies from the Bavarian capital including Siemens, Dussmann, Deutsche Bahn, McDonald’s. Three months after the application quickie around 20 percent of the participants had again a social insurance employment, so the balance of Munich. 70 companies presented themselves only a little later than invited the Arbeitsmarktdienstleister A4e (action for employment) and integration Center for work the Veltins-arena, Gelsenkirchen (IAG).

We want to get people into work, for this we go new ways,”says IAG CEO Reiner Lipka of the new approach, which has now left the experimental phase behind. With one dating day aimed specifically at the generation 50Plus, reaching 1,000 over-50 job seekers and 90 companies from the region in Bochum. Certificates are secondary early November the RheinEnergie Stadium in Cologne was the scene for the exceptional nature of the reintegration of the unemployed.