We l.o.v.e. Europe – My Experience in Timisoara

We l.o.v.e. Europe – My Experience in Timisoara

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Hello, my name is Simon Tebeck and together with Kevin Gillich I take part in the project We L.O.V.E. Europe –  Europe without borders from Continental. We are happy to be able to travel to Timisoara, Romania. In Timisoara we arrived quite late, so, unfortunately, we hadn’t have the chance to see much of the city this…

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We l.o.v.e. Europe – My Experience in Budapest

We l.o.v.e. Europe – My Experience in Budapest

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My name is Tim Schreiber and I’m participating in the We l.o.v.e Europe – Europe without borders program with Continental. I arrived in Budapest, Hungary, on the 5th of June by train. The first Impression of arriving to Hungary was overwhelming because I didn’t really know what to expect, the only information I had from Budapest were a lot of…

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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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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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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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My VIE experience at Continental in Schwalbach, Germany

My VIE experience at Continental in Schwalbach, Germany

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I am a French citizen and I work for Continental in Schwalbach, Germany through a VIE program. The Volontariat International en Entreprise is an excellent French trainee program opened to every European citizen between 18 and 28 years old who wants to get a first experience in an exciting international environment. Therefore I had the…

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A French in the USA

A French in the USA

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I am a young French guy who joined Continental in January 2016 as a V.I.E (I previously worked one year for Continental as a subcontractor). The V.I.E program, made through a French organization, enables a young graduated not older than 28 years to have an experience abroad. I am doing it in the USA! I am currently working…

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What does an Automotive DRIVE Graduate do in Communications?

What does an Automotive DRIVE Graduate do in Communications?

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I started as an Automotive DRIVE Graduate in Marketing/Communications together with my generation 10 colleagues in May 2015. Since, I spent seven months in my first assignment in the division Interior, Business Unit Commercial Vehicles Aftermarket with a Headquarter function close to Frankfurt (Germany). My tasks during this first assignment are really broad. From maintaining…

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My Heart Belongs to Technology – Expert Career in the area of Software Development

My Heart Belongs to Technology – Expert Career in the area of Software Development

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Continental is continuously developing the expert career. I was recently appointed a Level 4 expert in the field of “Powertrain software architecture for embedded systems” by our division head José A. Avila. I really feel honored. As for my appointment to the position, it serves as an affirmation of what I have been working on…

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International HR Workshop in Amsterdam

International HR Workshop in Amsterdam

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As promised in my first article in this blog, I will now tell you about an event related to our Compensation & Benefits workshop in Amsterdam (Netherlands). One of the activities of the last months of our team is the development of a global internal brochure related to the guiding principles of the reward philosophy of Continental. Everything…

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