Hamburg (dpa) – The company behind the career network Xing want to emphasize with a new name, their focus on a new work world of the future.

The Hamburg-based Xing SE named in New Work SE, as the company announced. Previously, the site “t3n had reported” about it. CEO Thomas Vollmoeller in the new name of a “clip to all of our activities”.

belongs To the company, the platform kununu, an employer of employees can be assessed, for example. At the same time, Xing has tried for years to position themselves, for example, with themed Events in the discussion of future work worlds. It can also be used in the job market Jobs according to criteria such as flexible working hours searches.

The Name of Xing as a “key product brand of the company”. For the name change, the approval of the shareholders at the annual General meeting on may 6. June required – the majority shareholder of the media group Burda.

The Business-network Xing, focus, in contrast to the global competitors to LinkedIn on the German-speaking market and had, according to the latest data, in November 15 million members.