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We inform you about new developments in the fields of HR- & Employer Branding and how these two worlds can be be strategically combined in order to develop solutions for companies that actually make a difference.

Mission Statement

workinprogress develops tailor made solutions in the field of recruiting highly qualified personnel. We accompany our customers from the beginning of the strategy-process to the implementation of the individual steps. Our approach is interdisciplinary, combining competences in areas as diverse as HR management & IT-based diagnostics and Strategic Communications & Stakeholder Marketing. In our work we follow the company's brand core in a consistent way.

About Us

workinprogress is the product of years of intense exchange of experiences in the fields of HR and Marketing. The founders of workinprogress, Markus Leiter and Claudia Schwingenschlögl, are specialists in their disciplines and have successfully worked together on various projects in recent years.


Claudia Schwingenschlögl (47) is Management Consultant and Certified Business Coach. Before starting her own business in 2009, The 47 year old graduate of Vienna's
Economic University set up the strategic business fields Office, Finance and IT in an HR-organization in Vienna. As head of the HR department in an IT-project organization she was responsible for recruiting process in all subsidiaries. At workinprogress Claudia is the expert for diagnostics & strategic HR-processes.


Markus Leiter (40) is Communication Strategist and brand developer. Graduate of the University of Vienna, he is the head and founder of the Vienna based Content Agency medienleiter PR. In the course of his professional career (among them 12 years as journalists for the news agencies APA-Austria Press Agency & dpa-German Press Agency) he lived and worked in exciting cities as diverse as Vienna, Buenos Aires and Hamburg. At workinprogress Markus is responsible for communication processes & Employer Branding.


Our Approach

The following perspectives and principles represent the most demanding challenges when it comes to the recruiting of high performers.


1. Why do markets need workinprogress?

Mainly for two reasons:
1. Currently we are confronted with disruptive and path-breaking developments in The fields of HR and Employer Branding. What is often missing though is the strategic nexus of these two worlds. With our integrated concepts we generate measurable results.

2. Many approaches are hype-driven and detached from everyday reality in companies. We develop tailored solutions  for each customer and accompany their realization.

2. The workinprogress-Manifesto


Lack of qualified personnel turns companies into applicants!

workinprogress offers its services where the need is high. In numerous industries experts, decisive for the success of complex projects, are rare and difficult to hire.

We support our clients finding their key performers. With the help of scientifically approved diagnostic systems as well as tailored HR- & Communication-Strategies.


No Employer Brands out of the blue!

A company's brand is universal - reaching out to customers and employees. A consistent framework in brand related matters must therefore be the standard in every stakeholder communication.

We develop employer brands in accordance with the values and the culture of the company. On national as well as international levels.


Soft Skills and the cultures of companies are measurable!

Scientifically approved diagnostic systems form the basis of professional decisions when it comes to recruiting and HR-management. Including Hard Skills, Soft Skills, the cultures of companies, Candidate Profiling & Co.

Depending on the goals, we provide access to different diagnostic systems. Thorough analysis and strategic interpretation of the results is an integral part of our work.


HR-services off the peg don't work!!

Business Professionals are only humans. If we want to convince them to work with us we need to adress them both as professionals and as individual human beings. Signing up the best requires more than standard phrases.

We develop HR-solutions for our customers as made-to-measure suits - specifically designed for the situation and the needs of the company.

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