Why German companies need to become more colorful, multicultural and diverse


Highly qualified people go where they find excellent development opportunities and the best quality of life.

A study by the Boston Consulting Group reveals that there will be a shortage of more than 6 million skilled professionals in Germany alone by 2030. This labor shortage forecast applies to many other countries too. The demand puts businesses under pressure for attracting world class global talent. Read more

Merry Christmas or Season’s Greetings?


We live in a wonderful world of diversity and every day is sacred for someone, somewhere.

In November, December and January alone there are over 20 festivals and holidays observed by the world’s major religions.

Christmas is important for many people, however, it is merely one festival among many others. Let’s keep in mind, that Christmas is not the only festival that „counts“. Here is a comprehensive list of religious holidays in 2015.

Wishing all of you happy days – wherever you are!

Take your time to enjoy the things in life that really matter and cherish the moment with your loved ones.

Why do businesses go international?


A simple answer is – businesses go global to grow long-term and to become more self-sufficient. Selling services and products in several countries helps reducing the exposure to economic stagnation or decline in domestic demand. So global-minded businesses minimise their dependence on their home market. Here are three impulses and considerations for businesses to go international…

More potential clients

Globally oriented businesses have more potential clients. Germany has only a bit over 1% of the world’s population according to Worldometers. By comparison – China’s population makes over 19% of the total world population. India’s population is equivalent to 17.5% and Indonesia makes about 3.5%. The population, especially in Asia, is growing whereas Germany’s population is characterised by zero or declining growth. If businesses want to stay competitive they should consider potential global clients. How does the population develop over the next years in your home country?

A global talent pool

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