epunkt: Market Leader in Recruitment for the Third Time in a Row
Study by Interconnection Consulting Confirms: epunkt is once again the #1 Recruiter in Austria
Interconnection Consulting recently published a study confirming that epunkt is the market leader in recruitment for 2017. For the first time, epunkt has both the highest turnover and the most placements in the market.
Independent Study Confirms epunkt’s Recruiting Success
Interconnection Consulting’s annual market tracking study in the “Recruitment & Executive Search” branch analysed 49 recruiters active on the Austrian market in 2017. As in years prior, epunkt came out on top. “epunkt’s innovative recruiting activities have again resulted in official market leadership,” comments Daniel Marwan (CEO and founder of epunkt).
Whereas eight of the top 10 market players lost market share measured by turnover, epunkt was the only recruiter that succeeded in substantially increasing its market share. In 2016, epunkt’s market share by turnover was 7.4%, in 2017 it reached 7.7%. epunkt also reached the top of the heap for the first time as measured by placements with a market share of 12%.
epunkt Has Been Consolidating Market Leadership since 2015
epunkt became the market leader in the business year 2015. Since then, the 6.7% market share by turnover has increased to 7.7%, continuing the growth trend of the owner-run recruiting agency. “epunkt’s 36% growth in 2017 is significantly faster than that of the market and relevant market players,” notes Daniel Marwan (CEO of epunkt).
epunkt itself has been growing very quickly, too. Between January and October 2018, 72 new employees began work in Linz, Vienna, and Graz.
Know-How and Innovative Methods as the Recipe for Success with Industry 4.0
With 177 employees, epunkt has the size and the expert know-how to meet the needs of clients and candidates in an individual manner. Furthermore, the epunkt team monitors international trends and new methods closely. epunkt begins where classic recruiting methods no longer work. Businesses quickly reach their limits when it comes to the recruitment of specialist and management-level positions in the age of Industry 4.0. Highly specialised active sourcing and talent management activities make the difference.
“Even though it is getting demonstrably more difficult to place specialist and management-level positions, we have succeeded in increasing the number of filled positions by 30% - 40% per year. We encourage our employees to try innovative methods. International trends serve as our benchmark. I am delighted that our success proves us right,” as Marwan puts it.
epunkt’s Strongest Fields
|Salary class (in euros)||Market share by # of placements per salary class in %||Market share by revenue per salary class in %|
|Recruitment (1)||30,000-45,000 €||10.1 % (epunkt is market leader)||6.8 % (epunkt is market leader)|
|Recruitment (2)||45,000-60,000 €||28.4 % (epunkt is market leader)||24.7 % (epunkt is market leader)|
|Recruitment (3)||60,000-75,000 €||11.5 % (epunkt 2nd place)||9,5 % (epunkt 2nd place)|
|Total||12.0 % (epunkt is market leader)||7.67 % (epunkt is market leader)|
Classification by salary
- Entry Level Recruitment: <30,000 €
- Recruitment: 30,001-45,000 € (1); 45,001-60,000 € (2); 60,001-75,000 € (3)
- Executive Search: 75,001-100,000 €; 100,001-125,000 €; >125,000 €
About the Interconnection Consulting market analysis “Recruitment & Executive Search in Austria 2018”
The independent study analysed the top 49 market players in recruitment in Austria. The complete market analysis can be obtained from Interconnection Consulting. The contact person for general questions about the data collection is Tobias Stickelberger, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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