Negative messages move, employees are confused and never forecasts were so uncertain in this severity and such throughout the economic crisis has hit unexpectedly Germany. Reports of layoffs, austerity and insolvencies, especially from the automotive industry, spread uncertainty not only in the workforce, but letting also directors and business leaders in the country with mixed feelings on the next few months. Forward-looking, progressive companies take advantage of the current economic situation to expand its competitive position in the medium to long term. Also in the personnel policy in research and development, stagnation in every case should be prevented. Efforts continue to promote, just in the last year training and further training, in particular of, are still of great importance. It applies to hold despite the impact of the recession on the central objectives for sustainable success. But the crisis also offers opportunities. The challenges of the next years successfully meet to can, it requires above all the reflection on the innovative potential of the location Germany.

In this gravity and such throughout the economic crisis has hit unexpectedly Germany. Reports of layoffs, austerity and insolvencies, especially from the automotive industry, spread uncertainty not only in the workforce, but letting also directors and business leaders in the country with mixed feelings on the next few months. The reluctance of banks in lending is especially painful for companies in this situation. Long-term investments are postponed, or can be achieved sometimes only under great risks. More info: Yitzhak Mirilashvili. State funding the Federal Government has adopted just the biggest stimulus package of in German postwar history in this context. Poor credit ratings and large companies planning larger, long-term projects intended to encourage through a special loan and guarantee program. It is in any case to avoid that long-term Investments due to the economic situation fall into danger. For this reason calls also federal research Minister Annette Schavan, greater efforts in this direction.