Beware the Pitfalls of International Social Media Recruiting

The Germany-USA Career Center uses all relevant social media networks - both in the U.S. and in German-speaking countries in Europe - to help its visitors and clients to accomplish their goals.

The German initiative to prevent HR and recruiters by law from looking up (prospective and current) employees on Facebook™ illustrates the differences between the U.S. and Germany in the use of social media as a recruiting tool.

Another significant difference: In Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, the social networking platform Xing™ plays an important role in business-to-business and career-related social networking. LinkedIn™? Not so much.

But don't worry if your comany is US-based and has never heard of Xing™. Where it is relevant to your recruiting or employer branding efforts, we've got you covered.

Through the Germany-USA Career Center, you can connect with great candidates right were they are!

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Calibrate Your Social Media for Maximum Impact in This Niche

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Avoid the pitfalls and achieve maximum engagement and virality with your company's job advertisement or employer branding campaign on social media. Use the power of industry insider networks in the U.S., Germany, Canada, Austria and Switzerland to attract the right candidates faster.

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My GUCC Experience

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"Very helpful in terms of CV and cover letter improvement as well as getting new insights and support regarding my job search.

Very helpful especially for foreigners who have to adopt to American formal standards; it's important to know which networks are useful and what job search platforms can be used."

Career Services user Sandra Henkel
Munich, Germany / Santa Monica, CA

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Your faster way to results:

The Germany-USA Career Center is the leading recruiting source for U.S.-German and German-American markets. It provides employment, career and search services for companies and individuals in the US and in Germany.

Das Germany-USA Career Center, die führende Personalberatung für die deutsch-amerikanische Wirtschaft, offeriert Personaldienstleistungen und Personalvermittlung für den Handel zwischen Deutschland und den USA.

Please note: We are a professional firm with a proven track record in providing recruiting, targeted job posting / mailing and career services in this niche market.

We are not a Chamber of Commerce, deutsch-amerikanische Handelskammer, German American Chamber of Commerce, or Außenhandelskammer.

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The Germany-USA Career Adviser service is the ONLY service of its kind in Germany and in the U.S. We also cover Austria and Switzerland. Wir sprechen Deutsch!

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My GUCC Experience

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"The Career Adviser was extremely helpful in providing me with additional career avenues to explore and in providing technical advise regarding my job search in Germany. I especially appreciated his thorough preparation and detailed approach to presenting his advice, as well as his followup correspondence.

The Career Adviser service provided me with a thorough overview of how the job search process differs in Germany versus the USA.

Through an impartial review of my resume and skill set, my adviser also aided me in expanding the types of employers and opportunities that I am exploring.

I would rate my Career Adviser at the top of the scale 9/10. He responded to my questions thoroughly and followed through with a detailed summary of our discussion. As a native of Germany his information was insightful, inspirational and will greatly aid me in a successful job search in Germany.

I would not hesitate to recommend the Germany-USA Career Center to others seeking to work in Germany or the USA."

Career Services user Kris Winter

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