During and immediately after university Hans Fiedler spent some years in Hungary where he worked as an interpreter and sociologist and as a consultant in re-organizational projects. Following a first career in retail in Hamburg, Hans specialized in Human Resources Development in 1989 and has been in the Career Services Industry ever since. He started as a researcher and later became a consultant with Boyden, one of the leading international executive search firms. In 1992 he relocated with his family to Austria where he set up and ran the Partner Relations Department and a Training Academy for a German mineral oil company in Vienna. Part of his role was Organizational Consulting for the headquarters of his company. Since 1999 Hans is self-employed. As a trainer his topics are Sales Training, Assessment Centers, Communication and Recruiter Training. In 2000 he started to work as consultant and coach in Career Transition and Executive Coaching. Since 2004 he is a "Global Partner" of LEE HECHT HARRISON in Austria. His company -PlacementGroup-Operates as an outplacement and executive coaching boutique for middle and upper management.