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ISM podcast: Sustainable Fashion

The basis of the fashion industry is constantly creating new trends and needs. Can this logic be combined with the principle of sustainability?  Read more...

International careers: Max's experiences at Deloitte in Spain

During his semester abroad, Max Diemers already knew where he was headed. While still in his shared apartment in Barcelona, the ISM graduate decided to gain his first work experience outside of Germany. "I wanted to experience adventure and not start directly into the German work routine," Max recalls. "I also really wanted to live in a Spanish-speaking country." Today, he is a senior consultant at Deloitte in Barcelona, providing risk management services to Spanish banks.  Read more...

Bullshit in business - how buzzwording influences engagement

Too much technical jargon and buzzwording lowers work engagement and leads to a higher risk of burnout. This is the result of ISM alumnus Alexander Elia's master's thesis, in which he and Dr. Nico Rose surveyed about 650 employees on the perceived level of bullshit and its effects in companies. Read more on what the term is all about and how organizational bullshit can be dealt with.  Read more...

Active Sourcing & KI: Successful Recruiting in Times of Change

During her Master's degree in Psychology & Management and her work at Kienbaum Institute @ ISM, Friederike Sieber already learned about the impact of transformation on companies. Today, she brings her strategic experience to her work as HR Specialist Global Recruiting at Vaillant, aligning the recruiting process with the new demands of the applicant market. In our interview, she talks about the challenges of the job, how Vaillant is responding to the changing needs of applicants, and what is important in finding suitable candidates today.  Read more...

Business topics to the ears

Have you already listened to our new podcast? In ISM Perspectives on... we talk to experts about current trends and phenomena in the world of work: 👉 How has the Corona pandemic changed purchasing decisions? 👉 How can managers properly deal with conflicts in the workplace? 👉 And how can entrepreneurs competently deal with data protection issues today?  Read more...
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