Posts Categorised: Professionals

What Does It Feel Like for an Automobile Fan to Work in the Automotive Industry?

What Does It Feel Like for an Automobile Fan to Work in the Automotive Industry?

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Erita Gong, Project Manager:”For me, it takes an obsession for automobiles, an interest in model cars and the persistence to follow things through.”   Sometimes a dream comes true. What happens when your hobby also becomes your profession? I have been an automobile fan since I was a little girl. I even had a model…

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Getting to Know Work and Culture in India

Getting to Know Work and Culture in India

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I am sitting on the ground of the Delhi Airport, plugged to the only available power outlet in the whole Departure Area. And it’s time to look back at another eventful, exotic trip – a trip to incredible India. Let’s begin Arriving in India is always overwhelming. Flights from Europe arrive around midnight. And I mean ALL flights from Europe….

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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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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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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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Interview with Wolfgang Grysar (49), training manager of the commercial – technical trainees

Interview with Wolfgang Grysar (49), training manager of the commercial – technical trainees

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Hello everybody, Our Facebook-Team consist of vocational trainees and dual students of different Continental plants in Germany. We herewith start with our project “interview with…” to show people all over the world what you can achieve in your professional career at Continental. For weeks we are searching for employees whose career has started at Continental as a vocational…

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Chinese Love Small Talk!

Chinese Love Small Talk!

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We are currently growing our business in Changshu (China). That’s why quite some experts from Continental all over the world are sent to China to support the building of new production lines. It is very exciting, but most of the expatriates don’t know what to expect. I used to say: They can first of all…

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