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Robocar Programming: 7 Functions We Implemented

Robocar Programming: 7 Functions We Implemented

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On October 27th we successfully completed the final version of the Robocar. In total, 20 of our employees participated in the project. Starting September 1st, we continuously added new functions to our Robocar. During this process, we learned the basics of software development and control theory. In this entry, I will briefly outline: What we implemented Our thoughts on…

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Mother and Automotive DRIVE Graduate Trainee – how do I handle this?

Mother and Automotive DRIVE Graduate Trainee – how do I handle this?

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In my last blog articles I provided some insights into my first two Trainee assignments (in Frankfurt, Germany and Rambouillet, France). This time, I will share with you some news about how I experienced being pregnant during the trainee program and returning to work after giving birth – into a new country. So, once I…

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Is it possible to be the mother of triplets AND a manager?

Is it possible to be the mother of triplets AND a manager?

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Is it possible to be the mother of triplets AND a manager? I at least plan to give it my best shot. At work I am known for my resistance to stress and my talent for multi-tasking and improvisation. As Head of Central Controlling in the Powertrain Division’s Fuel & Exhaust Management Business Unit, after my return to work in…

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Bonjour Paris! A DRIVE Graduate Trainee in Marketing assigned to France

Bonjour Paris! A DRIVE Graduate Trainee in Marketing assigned to France

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Hey there and greetings from Rambouillet (France)! As an Automotive DRIVE Graduate Trainee it is part of my program to spend several months abroad. I am therefore very happy to share my experience with you. One week before the official start of my time as expatriate, I moved to France to settle into a new…

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Women in top management – How to become a Plant Operations Manager?

Women in top management – How to become a Plant Operations Manager?

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Since I was a kid I liked to be successful in what I am doing; even in school I liked the competition and especially to be the first. To me, the desire to always better yourself is probably one of the keys to success. I later studied chemical engineering, and started my first job in…

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Engineering Intern in HR Department? Shenqi’s Insight…

Engineering Intern in HR Department? Shenqi’s Insight…

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29 July 2016, Friday, marks the end of internship for HR two interns this summer. After last article on Gabriel’s throwback, it would only make sense that Shenqi also gave an insight about his journey with the HR department. So here it goes… It has almost been three months since I first joined Continental Automotive Singapore as an intern….

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Interview with Verena Mirbeth – Controller in Regensburg

Interview with Verena Mirbeth – Controller in Regensburg

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Since when have you been working at Continental? Since 2005. In the beginning I was working for Siemens VDO but then it became Continental. Do you remember your first impression at Continental? My first impression was: “What a big company with so many employees”. This thought was filled with respect, but as well with a…

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24 Years @ Continental Part 3 – The move to Elkhart, Indiana, USA

24 Years @ Continental Part 3 – The move to Elkhart, Indiana, USA

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If you remember, I ended part two of my story with the acquisition of a company in Elkhart, Indiana. Our team was still located in Newport News, Virginia. Now we had a decision to make regarding consolidating the two teams. It was quickly clear, that it made most sense to bring the two teams together…

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