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My journey into the land of opportunities called ‘Continental’

My journey into the land of opportunities called ‘Continental’

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“It’s kinda funny, how life can change, can flip 180 in a matter of days“. If only I could relate to this song, then I would say yes. It is actually funny how after joining the Benecke Kaliko AG (part of Continental) life has changed for good. I remember aimlessly wandering around different cities of…

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Assessment Center for a direct entry and traineeship

Assessment Center for a direct entry and traineeship

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In my last blogpost I already told you about the application process. Now I would like to give you a deeper insight into my assessment center (AC) at Hanover-Stöcken.   Before the Assessment Center I was very nervous beforehand because I had never participated in an AC. Maybe this blogpost helps some of you being less nervous. The…

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Application to Conti

Application to Conti

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I will finish my master’s thesis soon and would like to continue working for Conti after that because I really liked the way Conti people work together. So now the most feared (by myself, too) application process begins. The rules for applying are the same for any applicant, no matter whether they have ever done…

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One for All, All for Conti.

One for All, All for Conti.

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Thierry Wipff sometimes has a bit of an issue with his employees: “They work when I sleep, and they sleep when I work,” he says, laughing. As Head of  Manufacturing  for Continental Commercial Vehicle Tires, the Frenchman is namely responsible for eight plants that are scattered across the globe. And Wipff has a vision: “I would…

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Meet a DRIVE Automotive Graduate Trainee: Abhilash Valson

Meet a DRIVE Automotive Graduate Trainee: Abhilash Valson

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I met Abhilash, as a fellow U.S. Generation 2 Trainee, at the DRIVE team building event last August in Michigan. As he is ready to embark on his second rotation and international assignment to Germany, I thought he would be an interesting person to interview for our Student Newsletter that we distribute quarterly. Abhilash is an…

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