At AOE Astrid Judkins is responsible for recruiting new employees and integrating them into the Agile corporate culture and AOE organization. She accompanies candidates during the entire recruiting process and ensures that new employees feel at home from the very first day. To ease integration every new employee is provided with a dedicated mentor. The graduate in business administration has more than 20 years HR- and recruiting experience. The focus of her activities have included the recruitment of positions across all hierarchical tiers; recruitment through personnel consultants and staff recommendations; and the direct approach via social networks such as Xing, LinkedIn, Stack Overflow, Twitter and Facebook as well as at events and trade shows.