TOP 15 industries (!) HR consultants wanted the best in Germany …
TOP 15 industries (!) HR consultants wanted the best in Germany

TOP 15 industries (!) HR consultants wanted the best in Germany …

TOP 15 sectors HR consultants the best wanted in Germany …

These 15 largest industries determine the German labor market and thus the German economy .. Millions of citizens find work here and generate hundreds of billions of euros. We have put together an overview and a comparison for you. We’ll tell you which industries are important to you in Germany.

Which personnel consultants do the top executives find in the industries? We have put together the best for you here.

Do you have any questions? You can find an overview of the evaluation criteria here.

There are 7 million soccer players in Germany, but only 176 soccer players in the first division. It is the same with the TOP headhunters …

Here is an overview … the big industry comparison:

1. The healthcare industry (healthcare / medicine / nursing / healthcare)

Germany is one of the countries with a very well developed and differentiated healthcare system. The largest industry in Germany is dedicated to the well-being of the population. Almost everyone of us has come into contact with her in some way, be it because of a vaccination appointment or a certain medication. We’re talking about the health industry. While the health care system in earlier times was almost exclusively characterized by the charitable idea of offering the patient the best possible medical care, in the last few decades business management aspects have increasingly found their way into the health care system. 4.7 million people work here. (Source: Federal health reports). The spectrum of professions ranges from nurse to senior physician, from researcher to pharmacist.

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The headhunters industry leaders for the healthcare industry are:

  1. HSC personnel management
  2. HAPEKO Hanseatisches Personalkontor Deutschland GmbH
  3. QRC Group AG
  4. Contrast Consulting GmbH
  5. Rochus Mummert Beteiligungs- und service GmbH
  6. HealthCare Personalmanagement GmbH
  7. BESTMINDS GmbH
  8. HR consultancy Kappes & Partner

2. The tourism industry (tourism, fitness & culture)

38 million people come to Germany every year and generate huge sales for the tourism industry. But we Germans also like to travel – and preferably to our home country. For several years France has led the ranking of the most popular travel destinations of all nations worldwide. With around 93.6 million international visitors in 2018, it is still ahead of other very popular destinations such as Spain, the USA and China. Germany made it to eighth place this year with around 39 million foreign guest arrivals. (Source: Statista). An impressive number when you consider these worldwide. A total of 2.8 million people work in the tourism business, making it the second largest industry in Germany (source: Federal Statistical Office). Of course only if you take the number of employees here.

The headhunters industry leaders for the tourism industry are:

  1. HSC personnel management
  2. Konen & Lorenzen GmbH & Co. KG
  3. HAPEKO Hanseatisches Personalkontor Deutschland GmbH
  4. Contrast Consulting GmbH
  5. People & Projects e.K.
  6. VON BONIN GmbH
  7. Lost and Found Personalberatung GmbH
  8. Finding Heads International GmbH

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3. The logistics industry (actually a sub-group of the retail industry)

Countless trucks, trains and planes transport millions of tons of goods every day. The movement of goods and goods is getting faster and faster – just-in-time production and drop shipping pose major challenges for medium-sized companies and corporations. Purchasing, materials management and logistics are the lifeline of industry. A total of 2.75 million people work in logistics, bringing the industry to third place in the ranking (source: report by the board of the Federal Association of Logistics).

The headhunters industry leaders for the logistics industry are:

  1. HSC personnel management
  2. Wiesmann Personalisten GmbH
  3. LOGISTIC PEOPLE (Germany) GmbH
  4. HAPEKO Hanseatisches Personalkontor Deutschland GmbH
  5. QRC Group AG
  6. BECKER + PARTNER HR and management consulting
  7. LOGISTIC EXPERTS | Baecker & Partner
  8. Kühnhanss & Associates partner4logistics

4th The ICT industry (MINT industry)

Almost everyone owns a computer today. Production and maintenance are done by hundreds of thousands of IT professionals. Digitization affects pretty much every company. The intelligent units, such as robots controlled by artificial intelligence, are increasingly playing an important role in all industries. Information and communication technology (ICT or MINT) is in fourth place among the largest industries in Germany. It offers around 840,000 jobs and around 650,000 jobs in the associated user industries (source: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology).

The headhunters industry leaders for the ICT industry are:

  1. HSC personnel management
  2. Get in GmbH
  3. Vesterling AG
  4. Ratbacher
  5. Perit GmbH
  6. APRIORI – business solutions AG
  7. Hays AG
  8. IT personnel consulting Dr. Dienst & Wenzel GmbH & Co. KG

5. The mechanical and plant engineering industry (including engineering)

An industry with a lot of tradition ranks fifth in our ranking. It concerns mechanical and plant engineering. Within the capital goods industry, mechanical and plant engineering ensures perfect interaction between different technical sciences in order to develop innovative concepts for plants and machines. In general, industry in the south and west is more represented by large corporations than in the north and east. Munich, Stuttgart and the Ruhr area in particular are characterized by a large number of mechanical engineering employers. Just under a million people find a job here (source: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology). The majority of these companies are located in the middle class and are part of the backbone of German industry.

The headhunters industry leaders for the mechanical and plant engineering industry are:

  1. HSC personnel management
  2. SCHLAGHECK + RADTKE Executive Consultants GmbH
  3. HAPEKO Hanseatisches Personalkontor Deutschland GmbH
  4. QRC Group AG
  5. BECKER + PARTNER HR and management consulting
  6. Bohlken Consulting e. K.
  7. EXECUTIVE SERVICES GROUP
  8. MB Management GmbH

6th The electrical engineering electrical industry branch

From the high-voltage line to the microwave, the 21st Century much electronically. In order to realize the automated, intelligent factory (Industry 4.0) and the Internet of Things (IoT), however, highly qualified and innovative electrical engineering engineers are needed who are among the top performers in their respective fields. This means that Germany cannot be imagined without the electrical industry. Around 855,000 people are employed here, thus securing the future of the German economy (source: Industry report: Electrical industry in Germany).

The headhunters industry leaders for the electrical industry are:

  1. HSC personnel management
  2. eTec Consult GmbH
  3. HAPEKO Hanseatisches Personalkontor Deutschland GmbH
  4. BECKER + PARTNER HR and management consulting
  5. QRC Group AG
  6. People & Projects e. K.
  7. Peagle GmbH
  8. MB Management GmbH

7th The automotive industry (automotive vehicle manufacturer)

In general, all activities in the field of supplier parts, products and services for the automotive industry are referred to as automotive”. Cars are one of the figureheads of the German economy. Only through mass production, which is characteristic of modern automotive engineering, has it become possible for the automotive industry to develop after the 2nd World War has developed in many countries as one of the most important branches of industry. Today Germany is the fourth largest motor vehicle manufacturer in the world after China, the USA and Japan. Around 714,000 people ensure that VW, Daimler and Co. delivers decent results on four wheels (source: annual report of the German automotive industry). The jobs are not only attributable to the seven major automobile manufacturers (Daimler, BMW, Smart, Porsche, Opel, VW and Audi), but also to their suppliers and car repair shops. For years, however, the workforce has been declining, as a lot of work is now done by robots and computers.

The headhunters industry leaders for the automotive industry are:

  1. HSC personnel management
  2. SCHLAGHECK + RADTKE Executive Consultants GmbH
  3. LAB & Company
  4. Contrast Consulting GmbH
  5. BECKER + PARTNER HR and management consulting
  6. Vesterling AG
  7. QRC Group AG
  8. EXECUTIVE SERVICES GROUP

8th. The banking industry (banking & finance)

An industry that has fallen into disrepute ranks 8th in the ranking. Because since the banking and financial crisis of the past few years, many citizens are no longer on good terms with their bank. But banks and insurance companies are becoming increasingly important for private and business customers. For a long time now, banks have not only played the role of a financial institution where customers of all kinds manage their money, but modern banks are also required to provide comprehensive financial management that promises returns and offers attractive investment products. In 2010, around 657,000 people worked in the industry that is so important for the functioning of the economy (source: Association of German Banks). The trend in employment has been declining for years, which can be explained, among other things, by the automation of banking transactions via PC and Internet.

The headhunters industry leaders for the banking, finance and insurance industries are:

  1. HSC personnel management
  2. Pape Consulting Group AG
  3. HRM CONSULTING GmbH
  4. ABALON Recruitment GmbH
  5. HAYS
  6. Vesterling AG
  7. PERIT Consulting GmbH & Co. KG
  8. APRIORI – business solutions AG

9. The energy industry (renewable energies)

The approximately 602,000 employees in the energy industry are divided into renewable (367,000) and conventional (235,000) (source: Federal Ministry for the Environment and German Network Agency). The energy industry is in a state of upheaval and is facing major challenges. The energy transition towards renewable energies is a done deal, but at the same time security of supply must not be jeopardized. For companies in the field of conventional energy generation, the question arises as to how the company’s success can also be guaranteed in the future. When it comes to conventional energies, the four industry giants E.ON, EnBW, Vattenfall and RWE dominate. In the case of renewables, on the other hand, there is no real prime. Many small and medium-sized companies cavort here, helping more and more citizens to earn a living.

The headhunters industry leaders for the energy industry are:

  1. HSC personnel management
  2. Pape Consulting Group AG
  3. HRM CONSULTING GmbH
  4. ABALON Recruitment GmbH
  5. HAYS
  6. Vesterling AG
  7. PERIT Consulting GmbH & Co. KG
  8. APRIORI – business solutions AG

In 10th place: The food industry

The food industry takes last place in the TOP 10 ranking. Around 535,000 people ensure that food is always put on the table (source: Federal Statistical Office). This industry leaves many other important industries behind, such as the chemical industry or the media industry.

The headhunters industry leaders for the food industry are:

  1. HSC personnel management
  2. Pape Consulting Group AG
  3. HRM CONSULTING GmbH
  4. ABALON Recruitment GmbH
  5. HAYS
  6. Vesterling AG
  7. PERIT Consulting GmbH & Co. KG
  8. APRIORI – business solutions AG

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