Here you find the decisive information, that experts in recruitment, staffing and executive search/ headhunting need to know, to profit from the German HR market.

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How Foreign Staffing / Recruitment Agencies & HR Experts, who want to enter the German HR market, profit by our reports:

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  5. You receive maximum market transparency (> 85%) about the German HR market (e.g. by dashboards).
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The German HR Market for Foreign HR Agencies from Europe I Asia I The Americas I Africa

Now foreign HR Agencies (SME) even more highly profit from large placements in Germany, which presents the largest HR Market in Europe (#1; globally #4). This new and unique study of our analysts helps you to enter and grow by Germany's remarkable "C-19 robust" HR market. Easier, successfully and almost instantly. (Free bonuses included) 

The immense demand of German companies for qualified workers, professionals, specialists, managers and young talents opens up new and profitable business opportunities for foreign HR agencies. After studying this report you will know all important data, in order to expand and to grow by placing your candidates in the German HR market.

For years already - and even during C-19 - Germany's HR market presents record highs in the number of jobs to fill. Because of the enormous demand in qualified staff German companies already doubled their recruitment from abroad. And by the new law for work immigration on the 1st March 2020 Germany, which now is the #2 most popular immigration country, opened its HR market a lot.


Foreign HR agencies with focus on staffing, recruitment and/or direct search since years already profit form one of the wealthiest economies by expanding their placements of candidates (f/m; skilled workers, professionals, specialists, managers & young talents) in the different sectors of the German HR market. They grow by recruiting and placing from their home countries or open their own offices in Germany. Already 519 foreign controlled HR agencies in the sector of "direct recruitment, placement and temporary work" are registered directly in Germany (Status: 16 July 2020). 


We are proud on the high quality and the precise results of our studies & reports "Made in Germany" by German HR analysts and experienced specialists in volume placements. Enjoy the power of the knowledge you will gain!

This fully packed (100+ pages), most recent and well structured, comprehensive study about Germany' HR market especially and only for foreign HR agencies offers guidance & expertise on the German HR market. This study presents all you need to know. Discover accurately researched and detailed analyses, decisive key aspects, facts & figures in $/€ and %, valuable insider know-how, informative graphics, listings & rankings and important contacts, to enter the globally leading German HR Market as a foreign staffing/recruitment agency almost instantly fast and successfully. Additionally multiple bonuses are included.


Act now: You as the (agile) decision-maker of your agency at once can use our analyses & results of both the complete Germany HR market study and the Focus / HR Sector reports to: 

  • Identify your most promising placement & business opportunities by significant information graphics, statistics, current sizes, distributions & shares, rankings & rates as well as expected major trends & forecasts of growth.
  • Know the most important HR developments in Germany for your growth by many more placements.
  • Be smarter: Avoid risks and identify real growth opportunities with new customers in Germany's HR market.
  • Make quick, informed and better profit driven business decisions in your planning and your market entry strategy
  • Gain a decisive and strong knowledge advantage over your competitors
  • Gain deep insights and essential/decisive data & facts for your strategic plannings from widely accepted sources and institutions.
  • Effectively prepare and realize your successful and profitable entry to the German HR market. 

From the Content of the COMPLETE Germany HR Report Q3.2020 (
XX+ pages) 

(The Focus/Branch Reports widely cover the same topics like the Complete Report, focused only and especially on the particular branch):

  • The 5 – 15 Top most wanted professions & positions in each of X+ Sectors in Germany
  • Detailed numbers about vacant jobs to fill with candidates in
    • Engineering & Technics
    • Production / Manufacturing
    • IT / ICT
    • Nursing / Medicine / Health
    • Crafts / Trade
    • Sales & Marketing
    • Retail
    • Gastronomy / Hotel / Tourism
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Office Management
    • Transport / Logistics
    • etc. 
  • The Top 5 - 20 Job-Hot-Spots (regions/cities) in the different professions
  • The 5 - 15 Top Hiring and Important Employers/Companies by Sectors/Professions
  • The Developments & Trends in demands in the different sectors & professions 
  • Xx "Rankings" about the countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Africa, from where candidates already immigrate or plan to immigrate to Germany for living and working.
  • Durchschnittliches Branchenwachstum / Prognose bis

 -         Including the special: "Profit by placing Young Talents"


Discount: The COMPLETE Report, which can be amortized already by the placement of 1 candidate, contains all FOCUS Reports and is discounted with 20%.


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A1) The COMPLETE Q3/2020 Germany-HR-Report (40+ pages)

A2) Focus-Report (50+ pages):

The X Top wanted Professions / Numbers in Jobs / The X Top Job-Hot-Spots / Top X Employers / Salaries / Trends

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Engineering & Technics

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Production / Manufacturing

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Sales & Marketing

A3) Focus-Report (50+ pages): 

AX) Focus-Report (50+ pages):
Gastronomy / Hotel / Tourism

A3) Focus-Report (50+ pages): 
Finance & Accounting

A3) Focus-Report (50+ pages): 
Sales & Marketing

A3) Focus-Report (50+ pages): 
Office / Administration

AX) Focus-Report (50+ pages):
HR Human Resources

A3) Focus-Report (50+ pages): 


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A3) Focus-Report (50+ pages): 
Your Personal Report

A3) Focus-Report (50+ pages): 
Management & Consulting



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A3) Focus-Report (50+ pages): 
Your Personal Report

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Report: The German HR Market in Temporary Work / Direct Recruitment

The immense demand of German companies for qualified workers, professionals, specialists, managers and young talents opens up new and profitable business opportunities for foreign HR agencies. After studying this report you will know important data about the private employment, recruitment and staffing industry in Germany:

  • Executive summary
  • Overview about developments in temporary work
  • Development in turnover in temporary work in Germany until 2018
  • Forecast of sales in the German temporary employment sector until 2021
  • Average numbers of temporary workers in Germany until 2018
  • Number of temporary employment agencies in Germany until 2018 
  • Foreign temporary work agencies (=controlled by parent companies based abroad) in Deutschland: Numbers by countries, numbers of employees, sales revenues
  • Temporary wages from October 2019 by pay group and region
  • The Ranking of the Top 25 players by company names, (contact information,) sales revenues, employment figures (and the sectors they are operating in)
  • Sectors with highest demands in temporary employees
  • Gender distribution in temporary work
  • Temporary workers and total workers in Germany by qualification 2018
  • Average gross wages in temporary employment in Germany in 2018
  • Legal Regulations

PLUS: The Collective wage/labour agreements in temporary work (15+ pages)

  • Scope / remuneration tables / duration & distribution of working hours / overtime / surcharges for night, Sunday and holiday work / start & end of employment / vacation / industry surcharges

A3) Focus-Report (50+ pages): 

Report: The German Market in HR Consulting: Direct Recruitment / Executive Search

The xxxxx. After studying this report you will know:

  • Sales distribution in German HR consultancies by client branches
  • Distribution of the German HR consultancy sector by consulting fields
  • Forecast of sales in the German HR consultancy sector until 2021
  • Number of companies in HR consulting by annual turnover until 2018
  • Market share of HR consulting companies by annual turnover 2018
  • Number of HR consultants in Germany until 2019
  • Number of consultants in HR consultancies in Germany
  • Permanent researcher in German HR consultancy by annual turnover until 2018
  • Positions filled by HR consultants in Germany until 2018
  • Positions filled by HR consultants in Germany based on annual sales in 2018
  • Annual salaries for HR consultants in Germany by gender and region in 2016

A3) Focus-Report (50+ pages): 

Germany's 25 Leading Temporary Employment Agencies (TEA)

This ranking shows the top-selling providers of personnel services with focus on temporary employment by

  • name
  • turnover
  • numbers of their internal employees
  • numbers of their employees in their client companies

In total, the 25 leading TEAs employed an average of around 217,000 employees for their client companies and generated a turnover of 9.6 billion euros. 

Admission criteria: To be accepted for the ranking the companies need to generate more than 50% of their sales with temporary employment (without engineering services) and more than 50% of their sales on the external market. This ensures, that the ranking covers the market for temporary work without major distortions. As a plus a sub-ranking shows 3 market-relevant TEAs, that don't meet the criteria.

A3) Focus-Report (50+ pages): 

Starting an HR Agency in Temporary Work / Recruitment in Germany

(Information in English/German; 30+ pages)


After studying this guide you will know:

  • General Information on leasing/hiring out workers in Germany
  • Employment of skilled foreign workers in Germany
  • Legal Bases & lmportant Terms
  • Visa/Work permits for nationals outside of the EU, EEA & CH.
  • Residence permit to carry out the recognition procedure of foreign professional qualifications
  • The granting of a residence permit for employment with/out approval from the German Federal Employment Agency
  • International Agreements
  • Approval process for employees from third countries
  • Excluded countries in healthcare and nursing professions
  • Costs & Required Paperwork regarding: registrations, business organization, creditworthiness, permission to hire out temporary workers, insurances
  • Important authorities for you in Germany
  • The alternative: Temporary employment from your country to Germany

Additional Services on request:

  • Legal advice (by our partners) especially for foreign HR agencies, planning to run a trans/national temporary work agency or to post workers to Germany.
  • Examples for Business Plans (incl. financial plannings) in Temporary Work & Recruitment in Germany.


A3) Focus-Report (date: 02.2020 / 15+ pages): 

Placement Guide for HR Agencies from NON-EU countries: What you need to know for placing candidates in Germany

The New Immigration Law from 01/03/2020 now simplifies the immigration opportunities for skilled workers also from countries outside the European Union EU (third countries). This guide concisely explains all legal regulations regarding the employment of your skilled candidates. After studying this guide you will know:

  • Placement/Employment of foreign qualified professionals in Germany. General preconditions
    • Approval by the German Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit)
    • Duties of your clients, the German employers, when employing your candidates
  • Visa & residence rules on taking up employment in Germany
    • Entry visa: General preconditions
    • Visas & residence rules for skilled workers from NON-EU countries
      • Skilled workers with a completed course (vocational or academic)
      • The EU Blue Card for qualified professionals with an academic degree
      • Employment of IT specialists with practical occupational experience
      • Entry of skilled workers to seek employment in Germany
  • Visas and residence rules for trainees/apprentices (e.g. school leavers/young talents) from Non-EU countries
    • Coming to Germany for seeking a training place
    • Receiving vocational training in Germany
  • Measures for the recognition of professional qualifications acquired in Non-EU countries
  • Expedited procedure for qualified professionals
    • General provisions
    • Contacts & costs
  • Important  terminology
  • Important service & contact points


A3) Focus-Report (50+ pages): 
Your Personal Report

A3) Focus-Report (X+ pages): 

Guide/At a Glance: These are your candidate's different ways into the German labor market, if they

  • graduated from universities
  • OR attended higher education institutions 
  • OR received qualified vocational trainings 
  • or are young talents (e.g. male and female school leavers), who look for highly appreciated professional trainings)

from your country. Then place them in Germany as they can receive residence permits to obtain employment in Germany as qualified professionals or undergo vocational trainings. This guide leads you and your candidates through the steps and after studying it you will know:


1. The important kinds of Germany visa for your candidates as

  • Candidates/Nationals of EU & EFTA countries
  • Candidates/ Nationals of Non-EU/non-EFTA countries
  • New: Qualified professionals (non-academic, but trained)
  • Academics (with higher education degree)
  • Job Seekers (e.g. during your placement activities)
  • Young Talents (e.g. school leavers, up to 25 years) for applying for a/o undergoing Vocational Training in Germany
  • Special: IT specialists with practical work experience

2. Overview about the visa & entry process for immigrants from Non-European Union countries


3. The 5 Step-Overview to a Work Visa for your qualified candidates4.                          


4. Visa application forms and who can get visa for free


5. Bonus: Entry to explaining videos in our restricted area

A3) Focus-Report (date: 02.2020 / 15+ pages): 



A3) Focus-Report (50+ pages): 
Your Personal Report

Directory of 20+ Direct Search / Headhunting Companies in Germany by 

  • company names
  • contact information
  • sectors
  • etc.


A3) Focus-Report (50+ pages): 
Your Personal Report

REGIONAL Q3/2020 Germany-HR-Reports
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–  for HR Agencies & Recruiters from AFRICA

Bonus: Buyers receive an individual and up-to-date analysis in their preferred candidate's profession group by (where available)

- The Current Number of Jobs

- The 5-10 Top Locations in Cities & Regions

- The 5-10 Top Hiring Companies

- Trend 



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