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On March 23rd and 24th our Nerd Zone DevCamp took place in Karlsruhe. Host of the camp was Gameforge AG. Over 100 participants have shared several themes of software development and were able to get in touch with local IT-companies such as Exxeta AG, Unic GmbH, Brandmaker GmbH, Der Punkt GmbH and Synyx GmbH. 


Recrutainment for games companies

Game development companies are “crime scenes” of a mystery game. IT-specialists are invited into the premises of the company to show up the “murder”. Each company provides information (technical problems, faulty algorithms, etc.), which must be dissolved in teams and following a puzzle to be put together to solve the case. Find more information here.


Job-hopping Berlin

web on wheels is a cooperative event of IT companies and educational institutions in Berlin. As a part of Berlin Web Week on May 7th 2013 students and graduates get insights in career and prospects for personal growth. By shuttle busses about 100 IT-students, graduates and young professionals will be hopping one day to the […]


Serious Games Conference at CeBIT 2013

During “Serious Games Conference” on 08.03.2013, Lutz Leichsenring, managing director of the agency YOUNG TARGETS presents a workshop with a short presentation about “recrutainment”. In this context, the recruitment project for game-companies “CRACK THE CODE” will also be presented, which was developed in collaboration with staff from games companies. More info click here.

By Lutz | News & Updates

Coders only

Imagine a room with about 100 IT specialists, an entire weekend. Topics include programming, network systems, databases and software. It is discussed, presented, laughed and argued. In between HR staff and staff from the departments of our corporate partners. A gain for the tech scene and companies who want to find the right employees.


Nominee 2012: recruiting event

We’re happy been nominated for this year’s “Human Resources Excellence Awards” for our project “catch-the-job“. Matthias Hornberger (chairman CyberForum e.V.) and Lutz Leichsenring (strategy YOUNG TARGETS) were invited to the gala diner at Ritz Carlton Berlin. Unfortunately we did not win first place, but we are still very happy to get on the shortlist out […]

By Lutz | News & Updates

Recruiting in social networks

Especially young professionals and managers of Generation Y can be difficult to recruit in the traditional way. Companies need the talent rather woo the social web, they offer challenging and above all credible communicate. Lutz Leichsenring is a co-author of the book “Recruiting im Social Web” and wrote two chapters about recruiting-events. Click here to get […]


Bus-shuttle event for IT-students

‘catch-the-job “is a collaborative event of Karlsruhe IT companies and educational institutions, where students and young professionals do a day trip by busses to IT companies in Karlsruhe. Presentations and small workshops give insights into activities of the companies and in particular the prospects for employees. More benefits are tasty self-catering and a cozy get-together […]



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