Meet the Founders of Empion
After earning doctorates in mathematics and economics from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Dr. Annika von Mutius & Dr. Larissa Leitner established Empion in December 2021 with the aim of promoting attractive employers in the job market. The name "Empion" derives from "Employer" and "Champion.
„Our vision at Empion is to personalize the recruitment process and empower both companies and job applicants to create unique experiences in talent and job searches.“
Dr. Annika von Mutius & Dr. Larissa Leitner
From problem to solution
These great people are changing recruiting
AnnikaCo-Founder & Managing Director
LarissaCo-Founder & Managing Director
Our Values at Empion
Give & takefeedback
Challenge thestatus quo
Our culture type
✓ pioneering. ✓ empowering. ✓ independent.
With a clear sight, companies with the culture type Lighthouse focus on groundbreaking innovations alongside the well-being of their employees. The willingness to take a risk and to experiment is encouraged but still social responsibility and the product quality are the highest priority.
In a nurturing work environment, employees who demonstrate flexibility and a strong commitment to the company's brand are highly valued and appreciated. Their contributions are recognized and rewarded, fostering a culture of excellence and mutual support.
The many reasons why we enjoy coming to work
At Empion, we don't just promote corporate culture; we live it every day!
As a company, we place a particular emphasis on integrating our values into everyday work. In addition, we offer many other benefits:
✔ Hybrid working: We offer a mix of home office & physical presence in our wonderful office
✔ Convenient location: Our central office is located in Berlin-Mitte, providing a great workspace for those who prefer to come to the office.
✔ Tailored work assignments: At our company, we assign tasks that match your strengths and skills.
✔ Regular team events: We organize team events on a regular basis, both in-person and remote, to foster a strong sense of community within Empion.
What makes working at Empion special?
“On the Empion team, I have the opportunity to work on a topic with purpose and in an incredibly great environment. Our goal is nothing less than to usher in a new era of recruiting and enable the majority of people to find their dream employer.”
“Empion gives me the opportunity to make an entrepreneurial contribution. Our direct, honest, and appreciative feedback culture allows me to have a direct influence on the company's success, which motivates me tremendously.”
“The people behind Empion and the company's culture make it such a positive and supportive environment. There's always room for learning and growth, and I feel constantly challenged by the complex problems we solve every day. Most importantly, the company's values align perfectly with my own, and that makes coming to work every day a truly fulfilling experience.”
“From the beginning, I have taken on a lot of responsibility at Empion and at the same time have the freedom to plan my tasks independently. As a team, we always work together, always sticking to our vision. It’s great to be part of a product with a clear purpose, it gives us extra motivation.”
“At Empion, I have not only found a job, but I am also part of a team of passionate people who value creativity, innovation, and collaboration. It is great to work on exciting projects and witness them come to life.”
“It's time to rethink and revolutionize recruiting. At Empion, I have the opportunity to actively shape our vision with a lot of responsibility and with a talented team at eye level.”
Our application process
As the first step, we invite you to a 30-minute video call where you can get to know Empion personally and discuss the general requirements. We will also ask you to take our online culture test before or after the call so that we can identify your individual culture type together.