Founder and director, Institute for Competitive Recruiting (ICR), Heidelberg
Wolfgang Brickwedde is the founder and director of the Institute for Competitive Recruiting (ICR), Heidelberg. The Institute for Competitive Recruiting (ICR) is exploring improvement areas and consults companies in the steps of attracting, sourcing, selecting and hiring of new employees. The consulting is empirically based on proprietary yearly research in which up to 1000 companies participate. Since 9 years, the ICR is one of three partners awarding the prestigious “Germany’s Best Job Portals” awards. Since 2015, the ICR is awarding the “Best E-Recruiting Software Awards” in Germany. In the same year Wolfgang Brickwedde introduced the Candidate Experience Awards into the DACH area. Wolfgang Brickwedde curates and conducts off- and online events for the recruitment community with up to 3000 participants, e.g. the yearly “Future of Recruiting Summit”
Before the ICR, Wolfgang Brickwedde held senior management positions at SAP and Royal Philips Electronics in the areas of employer branding and recruitment for various regions and countries in Europe. He is a renowned speaker on a broad range of recruitment topics at various occasions and organizations.