As recruiters, we have made it our task to arrange professional contacts throughout Europe. We are not a staff leasing agency, we deal solely with permanent positions. We act as your partners and advisers in finding suitable employees for our customers and exciting new tasks for our candidates.

In addition to years of experience in recruiting and a large network of contacts, we set ourselves apart by our significant international experience, broad knowledge of languages and individually-tailored advice.

To strive for a long-term cooperation, we attach great importance to arranging the best possible match between all parties.


Our team

Caroline Mittmann

German, English
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Starting at the top, there is Caroline Mittmann, founder and CEO of people-s-place GmbH. Through her years of work in the field of recruitment, most recently at one of the world's largest and most successful staffing companies in the field of recruitment/permanent placement, Caroline Mittmann has developed an extensive network of contacts with institutions, candidates and companies from various industries. Working with people is Caroline Mittmann’s passion, which she has turned into her vocation. Her guiding statement is: "Build bridges – bring people together."

Petra Kubečková

Czech, English, German
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After working for the biggest Czech recruiting agency, Petra moved to Germany together with her family. She started learning German as an additional foreign language on a very good level within a short amount of time. Petra is a very enthusiastic, eager and motivated person who loves challenging projects. She loves working as an international recruiter, because she meets interesting people with different nationalities on a daily basis. In her private time, Petra loves to travel and to spend time in the nature.

Linda Ansa

Finnish, Swedish, English
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Like their colleagues, Linda Ansa loves to travel and is always open to other cultures. These travels eventually led her from Finland to California and then to us in Germany. Raised in a bilingual environment, she speaks Swedish and Finnish perfectly. Linda has always enjoyed working with people and has actually studied social work and education. She has now discovered recruiting and is having a lot of fun, helping companies in their search for new employees - and supporting candidates in their job search at least as much.

Linda is fluent in Finnish, Swedish, and English (and is working hard to learn German).

Jana-Marie Rapp

German, English
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While Jana was studying at the University of Heidelberg, she did an internship at people-s-place that was followed by a working student employment. Since she likes working with people in general and is fond of intercultural communication with different people – what she has here with her colleagues as well as candidates and clients – she started as a recruiter with us right away after she graduated. Jana is an animal-lover and she is very interested in topics that are related to health science, social sciences and psychology.

Michaela Özden

Czech, English, German
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Michaela has more than 10 years of experience with recruitment of candidates from different countries, and is surrounded by people speaking different languages not only professionally but also personally within her own family. That makes her the perfect colleague at people-s-place! To help to change someone’s life in a positive way by finding the right job or to help a client to fill the vacancy is still challenging and thrilling for her. In her free time she loves to be out with her kids. Reading books or watching dark crime series are Michaela’s favourite things to do when she has time for herself.

Jessica Hartwig

German, English
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Jessica gained her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at the University of Applied Sciences Neu-Ulm. During her studies, she focused on marketing, media design and international management. When she started her Master‘s studies in Economics at the Ulm University subsequently, she was seeking for a new professional challenge as well. Ever since, she has been supporting people-s-place as a working student primarily in marketing subjects. Besides her studies and work, she preferably spends her time traveling, dancing and being creative.

Dita Konupčíková

Czech, English, Chinese
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Dita has been a travel and culture enthusiast ever since her teenage years. She spent five years in China, working as an English teacher and learning Mandarin. Living there gave her the chance to travel around, get to know their culture and indulge in their delicious food. She now lives in Germany, using her international experience in creating matches between job-seekers and our clients.


Dita is fluent in Czech, English and Chinese. And is ‘kind of’ working on her German. :-)

Jolanta Hakani

Polish, German, English
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Jolanta is originally from Poland but moved to Germany in 2017 after her graduation of Translation Studies. Languages are something she has always been interested in and now she is learning Greek as well. She had a great opportunity to work in Greece and get to know this fantastic Hellenic country.
Since Jolanta started working at people-s-place, she has discovered what recruiting means for her personally because she enjoys meeting new people and getting to know different cultures. It is also about helping people and being there for them.
Jolanta is especially interested in travelling, cooking and reading. She is a very optimistic person and always tries to find good aspects in every situation.

Katia Zaiser

Portuguese, German, English
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Katia is responsible for the finances and HR matters here at people-s-place. She is originally from São Paulo, Brazil, where she worked in International Banking in the fields of finance, accounting and HR. She really likes her job here at people-s-place, especially the opportunity to create tailor-made solutions for us and to learn new things. She enjoys implementing new processes to improve the efficiency of our work here. Katia finds that living with different cultures and listening to other languages in the office makes her job particularly rewarding.

Sandra Mellouki

French, Arabic, English
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Sandra has grown up in a multi-cultural environment as she is half Belgian, half Tunisian. This mix helped her understanding and being able to integrate in both Arabic and European cultures. Sandra has a Bachelor’s degree in French language, literature and civilization. She has been living in Germany since 2016, and recently discovered recruiting. She especially enjoys the challenge of finding the best candidates for our clients. She is a travel addict (she visited so far 12 different countries) and her hobbies are watching series, cooking, reading and painting. Sandra is also the official sweets provider of the office.

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