Here writes: Svenja Hofert

HofertSvenja Hofert is a book author and managing director of Teamworks GTQ.Hofert is a multiple book author (including “Teambibel”, Gabal-Verlag) and has been working intensively on the topics of career and personnel development for many years. She is the owner of the career advice service career and development ( and together with Thorsten Visbal managing director of Teamworks GTQ Gesellschaft für Teamentwicklung und Qualifikation mbh. More information at 

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