My event tip for today: HR Barcamp at sipgate in Düsseldorf

Dear guest!

It’s time to talk (again) about sipgate: The internet telecommunication provider founded in 2004 in Düsseldorf based on a prior comparison portal for making calls realized by students.

Since then the company has grown significantly, has now 270 employees, and is located in an extraordinary building in Düsseldorf Medienhafen. I first noticed sipgate about ten years ago while visiting it at the Night of the Museums: Which shows that the company has more to offer than High Tech, and indeed we find there a collection of art.

This year the telecommunication provider opens its doors again for this event next Saturday, 27 April, and presents a new exhibition of paintings, digital photography, and visual language. As always music vibes by a DJ and tasty food (this year: from Japan) and drinks create a relaxed atmosphere.

But let’s us come to the actual event I promised at the start: sipgate is also known for its series of public events and talks on tech, business, and HR topics labeled “Lean DUS”, which some I attended as well in the past and were always a great pleasure for me. For example I remember a female HR professional from Finland who gave us some interesting insights, or of course, the sipgate’s way of hiring: Peer recruiting.

Photo: sipgate GmbH (embedded from eventbride.de)

On June 17 and 18, 2024, however, their “Hacking HR” team Thu Pakasathanan, Carina Visser, Marit Funke, Jacqueline Rahemipour, Alena Rainer, and Ann-Kristin Hering have organized a HR Barcamp: “Two days of informal exchange, learning from each other & networking.”

Location: sipgate GmbH, Gladbacher Str. 74, 40219 Düsseldorf

More about the event: https://www.eventbrite.de/e/hr-barcamp-bei-sipgate-tickets-871775543117

I am looking forward to it – Maybe we meet there?

Note: I will put some more links at the end and I will post another exiting local HR event tomorrow – So stay tuned and connect if you like.

A sunny week!

Stefan Klemens

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(a) sipgate at “Nacht der Museen” in Düsseldorf, April 27, 2024: https://hello.sipgate.de/veranstaltung/duesseldorfer-nacht-der-museen-2024

(b) Nacht der Museen Düsseldorf: https://www.nacht-der-museen.de/duesseldorf/

(c) Lean DUS von sipgate at meetup: https://www.meetup.com/lean-dus/

(d) Zweites sipgate Buch: “18 Work Hacks” …… für leane und agile Personalarbeit von Tim Mois & Corinna Baldauf (2018): https://www.sipgate.de/18-work-hacks-buch-personalarbeit-hr

(e) Was ist ein BarCamp? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BarCamp | https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barcamp

Von Stefan Klemens

Stefan Klemens arbeitet als People & Digital HR Analyst und gründete Schorberg Analytics 2022. Der Diplom-Psychologe und ausgebildete Bankkaufmann ist seit 2006 im Human Resource Management mit dem Schwerpunkt Online-Assessment, Online-Befragung sowie Arbeit, Gesundheit und Persönlichkeit tätig. Zuvor war er Mitarbeiter an der Bergischen Universität Wuppertal im Fachbereich Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie und Angestellter bei der Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf. Seit 2020 fokussiert er sich auf People Analytics, Data Science und Künstliche Intelligenz. Weiter ist er Gründer und Administrator der LinkedIn-Gruppe "Wirtschaftspsychologie Region Düsseldorf" (bis 2022 auf XING). Eines seiner Hauptanliegen ist die Verbindung von Zahlen und Statistik mit Intuition und Heuristik für bestmögliche Entscheidungen im Human Resource Management.