How Do You Deal With Being Afraid of Not Adapting Quickly Enough When You Start Working?

How Do You Deal With Being Afraid of Not Adapting Quickly Enough When You Start Working?

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 Kuitian Wang, System Verification Engineer: “Keep learning new things and experience local customs and practices.”     As many career starters, I know how it feels to be anxious and nervous. But it is crossing a bridge before one comes to it. Let’s talk about my experiences. Hopefully, this will help some of you to…

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Can a Trainee Program at Continental Make Me Stronger?

Can a Trainee Program at Continental Make Me Stronger?

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  Lei Zhang, Software Project Manager: “Facing different questions leads to finding multifaceted solutions.”     I joined Continental in 2012 and consider myself lucky to have been part of the first trainee program for Software Project Managers. Being a senior trainee, I hope I will be able to answer questions that might confuse you….

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A Year in a Review: Most Visited Articles in 2016

A Year in a Review: Most Visited Articles in 2016

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This top 10 lists our most successful articles of 2016. Continental employees around the world have told many different stories. They let readers be part of personal experiences made at home and abroad, grant an insight into the daily business at Continental and give otherwise interesting information. Striking for me were the articles around the compatibility…

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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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Is It a Real Job If You Get to Eat, Drink and Enjoy Yourself Aroud the World?

Is It a Real Job If You Get to Eat, Drink and Enjoy Yourself Aroud the World?

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Jaey Wang (to the right): “Different minds think differently, which produces multifaceted results.”     When I hear this question, I cannot help but smile. Eating, drinking and being merry is not all there is to my job. However, I would say the description comes pretty close. For people to better understand what I’m doing…

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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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11,688 km away from home – My work experience in Shanghai!

11,688 km away from home – My work experience in Shanghai!

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New culture, new people, new food. These were the first three things coming to my mind when people asked me why I want to go to China. As a part of the integrated Bachelor degree course in Hanover (Germany), I got the chance to gain three months work experience abroad. Due to my earlier travels in America,…

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