Dietmar Gutschmidt is a graduated public administration officer responsible for the execution of the tasks of basic security for about 90,000 jobseekers (Hartz 4 – Fourth stage of the reform on the labour market). Since 2011, he has been managing the municipal job center of the City of Essen with approximately 1,100 employees.

For the people seeking advice this means: one-stop shop support. From the calculation of benefits through advice and placement in the work, debt counseling, psychosocial care and addiction counseling.