GACC Midwest is positioned to assist you throughout the entire recruitment process, from identifying top candidates to reference checks and compensation packages, allowing you to focus on your core business imperatives.
Assisting You with Your Recruitment Process
Our specialty involves recruiting talented professionals with relevant international and industry-specific experience.
We support subsidiaries of German companies as well as US companies with German business connections in their search for personnel. By professionally recruiting and selecting candidates, we provide companies with highly qualified, bilingual personnel.
We undertake the search for specialists and executives and accompany you throughout the entire process. We also offer services for partners of posted employees and publish informative newsletters and publications in the field of human resources.
The search for suitable employees in the US poses many questions for German companies. The GACC Midwest Recruiting Services Team supports companies expanding into the US with recruitment and clarifies possible risks.
We support companies within the German-American business environment with initial consulting, recruitment and follow-up. Our focus is the procurement of talents at all levels of experience in transatlantic and/or start-up companies as well as qualified bilingual specialists.
GACC Talent Network for Jobseekers
The GACC Talent Network is the career portal of the German American Chambers of Commerce (GACCs), featuring both internal staff and internship openings at the GACCs as well as current opportunities at our external client companies in German-American business. The GACCs also maintain a free and confidential database of active and passive jobseekers who we match with suitable career opportunities across the U.S. To view and apply for open positions or add your profile, explore our GACC Talent Network here: www.gacctalentnetwork.com
Joint Success - Expat Partner Program
The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest, Inc. offers individual support for people accompanying their partners on an international assignment. International assignments can present challenges not only for the expatriates but also for their spouses and families. The successful integration of an accompanying spouse into the new environment is the most critical success factor and requires both careful preparation as well as a strong support structure in the new assignment country.
The GACCs provide a range of services to ensure that your employees’ spouses and family receive the support they need to reach their personal goals.
With more than 60 years of experience in bringing the U.S. and Germany together, the GACCs understand the particular challenges faced by the expatriate community in the U.S. Our intercultural expertise, vast experience and wide network enable us to provide tailored services that meet your personal needs and to support you effectively at all stages of the international assignment.
Talent Spotlight Newsletter
In addition to our full-cycle recruitment support, GACC Midwest’s Recruiting Services also connects our Member companies with talent in German-American business through its Talent Spotlight Newsletter.
- Receive alerts about in-demand, mostly bilingual professionals who are actively seeking new opportunities - gain an inside edge to attract this talent to your team before they are off the job market
- Learn about potential employees with skill sets that may add value to your organization, even if you do not have an immediate vacancy
- Invest in your company’s future talent - in addition to experienced professionals, some featured talents will be junior-level, allowing you to connect with rising stars early in their careers and groom them for your organization’s unique needs.
If you are a professional who wants to be featured in the Talent Spotlight Newsletter, please contact Justin Flaxbart.
The integration of employees into an international environment is a very complex task. In order to facilitate the integration of your employees into the international environment, we offer intercultural training for various work situations. Each intercultural training program is tailored to your specific needs.
Training for American Managers in German Companies
A 90-minute training course provides you with a detailed overview of the most important differences in the working environment.
- Business conversations
- Decision-making skills
- Relationships between supervisors and employees
- Interaction with business customers and colleagues
- Regional differences within the target country
The training can be conducted either by telephone or in person.
Training for German Managers Working in the US
We offer an individual program tailored to your needs, based on your existing experience in the USA. The topics to be dealt with are discussed and defined on the basis of your scope of duties and responsibilities. Depending on the specific needs and goal orientation, training usually covers 90 to 180 minutes.
Training for German and American Employees
In a 90-minute training course suitable for mixed groups of American and German employees, we focus on the experiences of your employees. The program will cover the following details:
- Greeting etiquette
- Interaction with colleagues and business partners
- Decision-making processes and the avoidance of misunderstandings in everyday working life
- Social skills and political correctness
In practical learning modules, the trainer will create situations so that participants can act and apply the skills they have learned directly.
“GACC Midwest Career Services supported us in finding a business development manager for our newly established US subsidiary. Their work was very professional and we are highly satisfied with the outcome. We would welcome the chance to work with GACC Midwest's career services regarding future recruiting needs.”
sitronic North America Corp