Conferences & Community Events

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 […]


Media coverage.

The German economy magazine WIRTSCHAFTSWOCHE reports on the work of YOUNG TARGETS.

By Lutz | News & Updates

dine & crime for nerds.

Mysterious crimes happened at high-tech companies. But digitals traces have been preserved. Now IT-experts are needed to solve these most intriguing and complex cases… The „IT-Krimidinner“ brings IT-companies as a „crime scene“ of an unsolved series of murders to an audience of IT-specialists by viral effects of the social web. Students, graduates and professionals are invited […]


viral campaigns.

Facebook is one of the most important platforms for successful social media marketing. Although our experience has shown that IT professionals are not among typical „heavy user“ of this network, yet Facebook gets a lot of attention from all kinds of students, so we use a contest mechanism to get wide attention and word-of-mouth support for […]

By Lutz | Social & Hybrid

Karlsruhe: The root of IT.

The TechnologieRegion Karlsruhe is one of the most successful IT spots in Europe. Karlsruhe is also Germany’s internet capital and IT industry with world-class elite universities and research institutions like Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Unfortunately, this exposed position is not very recognized behind the city boarders. The image campaign „Nerd-Zone“ is a long term […]


Recrutainment at its best.

How exciting the banking industry actually is (contrary to its general reputation) was experienced by 30 graduates and young professionals at the think tank BANKING 2.0. Ralf Baust, responsible for innovation management at Cirquent GmbH talked about best practice and consulting the bank branch. The keynote was presented by Prof. Dr. Sonja Salmen on the […]


Beyond mobile money and virtual values.

Die Bank der Zukunft beruht mehr noch als in der Vergangenheit auf dem gezielten strategischen Einsatz informationstechnologischer Kompetenz. mCommerce, Processing oder Bank 2.0 sind nur einige Schlagworte, die sich um die Zukunft der Bank drehen. In Frankfurt findet daher in der Villa Giersch die Recrutainment Veranstaltung „BANKING 2.0 – beyond mobile money and virtual values“ […]



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young targets ist ein Pionier in Recrutainment und bietet seit 2007 maßgeschneiderte Formate an, mit der Unternehmen hochspezialisierte und stark umworbene Zielgruppen für ihr Recruiting und Employer Branding dynamisch, persönlich und unterhaltsam erreichen und begeistern können.


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