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28. September 2022
What is a Cloud Architect?

There are a lot of interesting career opportunities in the IT sector, from data engineer to Java developer to product owner. But what is actually behind the job title of Cloud Architect? We have summarized the areas of responsibility, as well as the key facts around tasks, salary, and know-how. Cloud crash course In order ...


18. August 2022
3 strategies for companies to find and keep IT talents permanently

In times of digitalization, it is becoming increasingly difficult for companies to recruit and retain smart IT minds. Yet with the help of a few tips, many HR departments could greatly increase their chances of success in the recruitment process. Here are our top 3 tips for your HR managers…. Increase your outreach and network ...


10. August 2022
Remote work? Which country is best suited for it

The future of the working world is called “remote work”! For many people, remote working is a welcome alternative to traditional office work. According to Statista, by 2025 around 70% of all employees will work at least 5 days a month regardless of location. In Germany, the number of remote workers is currently 48%, but ...


25. July 2022
Summer slump? How you can use this time for your career

In the summer slump it’s idle time, all your colleagues are on vacation, nothing happens in the office anyway and you’re already barefoot on the beach again. But an empty office doesn’t have to mean a drop in productivity, because this stress-free time can be used to upgrade your professional life. Here are some tips ...


2. June 2022
These are the qualities a leader in the tech environment should bring along

In the IT sector in particular, it is becoming more and more important to be able to shape cooperation, because the requirements and areas of responsibility of a manager can vary greatly depending on the industry. Of course, the IT executive should also have a lot of people skills, diplomatic skills and technical knowledge. But ...


25. May 2022
Remote work – made simple

“The most talented people aren’t in San Francisco or New York anymore. If you limit your talent pool to one place, you’re probably at a disadvantage,” says Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky. For example, since the Corona pandemic, Airbnb workers are allowed to work from anywhere in the world for about 3 months out of the ...


16. May 2022
Job change – quite simple

In our last blog post, we already told you that the shortage of IT specialists is continuing to grow and that the job search these days is almost a bit like dating. No wonder that the motivation of employees to change jobs is also increasing. In 2021, around 41% said they were thinking about changing ...


6. May 2022
It’s a match – job search or dating instead?

Since the start of the Corona pandemic, the shortage of IT specialists has increased enormously. This is because the pandemic has multiplied the pace of digitization, and there is a shortage of the personnel needed to cope with this increase. As a result, it is becoming increasingly difficult for companies to fill important positions in ...


5. April 2022
These are the programming languages you should know in 2022

Due to the advancing digitalization, the need for IT specialists is also increasing. Programming languages are becoming more important in many professions, and the requirements for IT jobs in particular include knowledge of a wide range of programming languages. Languages such as JavaScript, Python, C++ or Java are still among the most important. Nevertheless, it ...


11. March 2022
Questions during the interview

At some point in every job interview, your interviewer will ask you questions. Unfortunately, many applicants still make the mistake of answering this question with a shake of the head, silence, or in denial. Why? Perhaps because of nervousness, or because you just can’t think of anything to say. Here, the right preparation is the ...


21. February 2022
That’ s behind the profession of “Product Owner

Have you ever heard of “Scrum? In short, it is a model or method of agile project management. In a Scrum project, there are few and simple rules. They are only there to support the project team to achieve the common project goal. The most important rule is that a team can organize itself in ...


10. December 2021
All about Metaverse: Things you need to know

“The metaverse is the next evolution of social connection. Our company’s vision is to help bring the metaverse to life, so we are changing our name to reflect our commitment to this future.” (Mark Zuckerberg, 2021). Welcome to the metaverse, where you can sit at home on the sofa while wearing a suit and lecturing ...


1. December 2021
When it’ s better to leave a job interview

Yes, you read that right! As an applicant, you also have the right to leave an interview early. Of course, this should not be the rule. In some situations, however, it is better to end the interview early instead of “sitting out” your time unnecessarily. Some companies even find it helpful to get negative feedback ...


11. November 2021
No company should miss out on these four tools

Remote work, coworking, home office and many others are no longer new working models. And our team also has the option of working from anywhere. But without the use of certain online tools, things would probably look very different. So what’s the best way to communicate with colleagues in the office when you’re working from ...


4. November 2021
Why every company should work with external recruiters

External personnel consultancies are advantageous for both companies and applicants. A headhunter deals with application documents all day long and specializes in providing companies with suitable applicants. HR departments of companies, on the other hand, have to take care of many other tasks besides the application process and cannot be experts in every field. A ...


29. October 2021
How to prepare properly for your next job interview

An invitation to a job interview is always great news. But no matter how happy you are, there are of course a lot of do’s and don’ts. What will I be asked at the interview? What is expected of me? And above all, how do I prepare properly? The job interview is the biggest challenge ...


21. October 2021
What “Data Engineering” is all about

The topic of “Big Data” is no longer a new phenomenon, because we are all confronted with it every day and for the most part unconsciously. On social media, when shopping online, or when we talk to Siri on our smartphone. All this data about our behavior is collected, analyzed and evaluated by companies in ...


15. October 2021
How to successfully motivate employees

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” This quote from Aristotle describes quite well why it is so important that we are happy and satisfied with what we do. And this is not only our responsibility, but also that of our employers. Because the way we manage our employees has a big impact ...


8. October 2021
These are your career opportunities in the IT industry

There are many arguments in favor of a career in the IT industry: Excellent future prospects, attractive starting salaries and plenty of job openings. Digitization opens up numerous, diverse job prospects in the IT sector. What exactly do they look like? Find out more here. The developer – programming in focus As a software developer, ...


30. September 2021
How to achieve the perfect work-life balance

Around 73% of employees say they have difficulties balancing their work and private lives. The result: stress, which not only makes people dissatisfied and ill, but also reduces motivation and productivity. The increase in time and performance pressure often leaves less time for private life, which increases physical and mental stress. So what can be ...


24. September 2021
How you can tell whether a headhunter is serious or not

Due to the increasing specialization in the economy, only a handful of candidates can be considered for many positions. This is why a large proportion of companies are increasingly turning to headhunters in their search for suitable top talent. In the last ten years, the personnel consulting industry has roughly doubled in size. This growth, ...


16. September 2021
Increase your productivity at work with just three tips

Who hasn’t experienced this? You start your working day highly motivated and full of energy. But your concentration leaves a lot to be desired. And you’re even working longer than usual today. But just because we work longer doesn’t mean we’re more productive. After a long day at work, have you ever wondered how many ...


2. August 2021
What “Remote Work” is all about

Doesn’t that sound dreamy? Instead of looking at boring office walls, or endless open-plan offices, your gaze wanders to a beautiful beach while you work. In the background the sunset. The sounds of the sea and chirping birds instead of noisy colleagues or the copier. And always with you: laptop and smartphone! You guessed right, ...


8. July 2021
Finding your dream job in the summer slump? It’s really possible!

Summertime has a reputation for being the worst time to apply for jobs and hire. It’s said that job searches are especially tough in July and August. But it doesn’t have to be! Instead of shutting your laptop and putting your feet up, now is your chance to reflect on your current situation and consider ...


8. July 2021
Don’t Recruit, better Connect!

About Us Welcome to our blog, nice to have you here. In case you are wondering who we are, here are some key facts for you: We are Characters Recruiting, a full-service recruiting agency with a focus on IT and Development. Our mission: Matchmaking Characters in digital business. We find the right executive for every ...


8. July 2021
That’s what’s behind the profession “DevOps Engineer“.

In this blog post, we will explain you what’s behind the profession of “DevOps Engineer”. What is it exactly and what qualifications are needed? We have summarized the most important facts about the DevOps Engineer for you. DevOps means… The term DevOps is composed of Development and IT Operations and can be described as the ...


7. July 2021
(Too few) women in IT?

If you still think of IT as technology-loving nerds who work out complex software programs over Coke and pizza, you need to get better informed right away. Agile working methods such as Kanban and Scrum have changed the requirements and thus also the job descriptions in IT. Most companies are now looking for communicative people ...