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“I worked with Volker Etzel during my career transition. He is a very committed consultant, always providing prompt feedback and keeping the placement process under control. He is excellent in analyzing expectations on both sides and facilitates to find the right fit. It was a pleasure to work with him.”

Head of Sales & Marketing, Automotive Tier1 Supplier

“Recently I had the pleasure of working with Volker Etzel during my career transition. He is excellent at reading skills and finding the perfect fit. Volker is unique in communicating the needs of his clients to the candidate and setting right expectations on both sides. His screening abilities are outstanding which helped creating a win-win for all parties involved.”

Senior Account Manager Infotainment

“I worked with Volker Etzel when changing jobs. He is a very capable and easy to work with character, very good in following up in time, very responsive and reliable. He was always able to provide very accurate data and I enjoyed working with him a lot.
I would always recommend working with Mr. Etzel!”

Engineering Director, Automotive Tier1 Supplier

“Sehr geehrter Herr Etzel,
vielen Dank für die sehr gute Zusammenarbeit bei meiner Jobsuche.
Ich kann Sie wärmstens weiterempfehlen.”

Senior Sales Manager Automotive Embedded Software

„Since Volker managed my own transition years ago I am very convinced of his straight forward method to connect the right people with the right jobs. Continuing on over the last years Volker was always very supportive and reliable in finding the right candidates for important management positions. His understanding for the right skill fit is outstanding. I really enjoy working with him.”

Head of Development, Automotive Supplier


Already in our first year after company foundation, we have been awarded with the best possible ranking of six stars and reached the eleventh place in the category “Candidate Experience” in 2016’s Headhunter of the Year award.

In 2017 we have been awarded as one of the top three „Best Newcomers“ in the recruitment industry.

Etzel Consulting headhunter profile

Etzel Consulting Six Stars Candidate Experience

About Volker Etzel

born 1973

  • MBA in Business Studies with a major in Technology at University of Stuttgart
  • Five years experience in development controlling in the aerospace industry and programme management at a premium car manufacturer.
  • Eleven years experience managing the Automotive, Transportation & Semiconductor team at an international recruitment company.
  • Since 2015 owner and managing director of Etzel Consulting
  • Successfully completed over 250 placements.
  • Key expertise in Automotive Electronics, Semiconductor & Embedded Software

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