Personnel service provider Telekom Placement Services continued to support the Group in its workforce restructuring efforts in the year 2018. In 2018, some 326 Deutsche Telekom civil servants opted to transfer permanently to federal, state, or local government, many of them to the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees, the Federal Employment Agency, the armed forces, or the Customs Office. Vivento also helped employees to find individual positions in federal, state, and local government.
Some 800 employees at Vivento Customer Services were also transferred to Telekom Service, while a further 400 or so transferred to various segments in the core business.
In combination with additional headcount data, the data on the trend in employee numbers at Vivento fully covers the GRI 401-1 (New employee hires and employee turnover) GRI indicator.