CodeCaching action to the recruitment of ITSpezialisten was launched on September 1 as first company in Germany is 1 & 1 Internet AG in the next few weeks via Smartphone app on employees hunting in the Bavarian capital. Against the background of increasing competition for skilled workers, 1 & 1, as well as the subsidiary brands want to GMX and WEB.DE to draw attention and delight with the action of students, graduates and experienced IT professionals for the company. From 1 September to 31 October 2013, tech-savvy Escalope Hunter on an exciting Hunt can make QR codes by Munich. To do this, you must download only the 1 & 1 CodeCaching app for Android or iOS in their app store or at. CodeCaching is an electronic treasure hunt or scavenger hunt where questions on IT topics must be answered correctly. It manages to do so within the prescribed period, followed by an invitation to the exclusive CodeCaching night. But already after each correct answer the participant is rewarded: it opens a map, on the one Marker is displayed.

There is, for example, a Cafe, a trendy bar or a cinema, where participants scanning a QR code and get a reward. Target group of the action are especially ITSpezialisten from areas such as software development, System Administration and product management as well as students and graduates of IT near courses such as computer science or information systems. The tasks and code of the 1 & 1 CodeCachings include especially IT-related questions on the subjects of Java, Android, frontend and system administration, which were all collected by 1 & 1 professionals. Only who correctly answered at least three questions after selecting one of the four routes, has good chances to participate in the CodeCaching night on November 14. Here, the cacher can celebrate, meet company employees, and learn more about career opportunities and working at Europe’s leading Internet specialist. 1 & 1 Additional exciting prizes raffled among the treasure hunters.

1 & 1 CodeCaching is not the first creative recruiting action of the company. “” 1 & 1 At events such as catch the job “, ITGeocaching,” nerd night sets for several years”and root-night” on the mixture of technical exchange in a casual atmosphere and the search for new employees. 1 & 1 employs more than 300 employees, particularly in the areas of email, portals (, WEB.DE and GMX) as well as mobile and app – development in Munich. Oliver Raven