Mrs. Braehmer is a top professional and is at the leading edge of talent sourcing, which she understands to explain and develop customized to each Customer Need. It is great to collaborate with her and success is guaranteed.

Adrian Kramer

Barbara Braehmer is a pragmatic talent finder, an expert in finding talented employees, social recruiting coach, master sourcer and Digital HR consultant. She is a leader in Germany in the field of Active Sourcing and Social Recruiting and is one of the most sought-after experts in Digital HR in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

She has studied in Germany and UK and can look back on 30 years of a successful career with practical HR and recruiting experience. Her core competencies today are modern talent management and Digital HR.

She achieved her profound know-how as a human resource manager and executive in the industry (10 years – Grundig AG and Carl Zeiss Oberkochen) and as a consultant and partner in two of the top ten executive search companys (9 years – Steinbach & Partner and Dr. Heimeier & Partner).

In 2005 she founded her company Intercessio GmbH – The Talentfinder Company ( Intercessio is a recruiting and digital human resource consulting and service company with the core competency of social recruiting and talent sourcing. Affiliated to the company is the training academy (, which offers special training courses for social recruiting and active sourcing (beginners and advanced trainings, active sourcing communication, etc.)

Barbara Braehmer is blogging about Active Sourcing, Social Recruiting and Digital HR in the Intercessio blog ( This blog is one of the most popular HR blogs in Germany with over 9,000 visitors per month.

As an university lecturer at the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, she is in exchange with science and technology. She is a versed author (eg co-author of the best-selling book „Praxishandbuch Social Media Recruiting“) and key note speaker (eg Social Recruiting Days, Social Media Recruiting Conference, Safari, Sourcing Summit Europe, etc.).

She is setting an example in social responsibility. For years she is donating for children in Indonesia and Malaysia, is rescuing dogs and cats from acute emergencies as an active animal rights activist, and is president of the European association Fellgesichter e.V.