Much of what you see and experience at trade fairs over the course of your working life is quickly forgotten. You mainly remember two types of products: the particularly promising and the particularly flawed. In retrospect, what I first experienced at a trade fair in Munich back in the mid nineties undoubtedly belongs in the […]

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Do you still remember your first job application? I wrote mine in the eighties at the end of my time as a student on my old typewriter, which my father had left me. I spent a whole weekend typing on the gray-colored “Triumph Adler” for this. But it was worth it! Because a short time […]

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You may already know that our company DEKRA Media is located on Dahlener Straße 570 in Mönchengladbach. In the past, a big spinning mill stood at exactly this place – one of many textile factories throughout the municipal area. During the decades after the Second World War, gradual decline followed and over 90 percent of […]

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Students who want to improve their professional prospects and gather new experiences can spend a term abroad. Apprentices, however, will only ever switch back and forth between vocational school and company. I can remember vividly that until the nineties this arrangement has been entirely normal. Emphasis being put on “has been”. Did you know that […]

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