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How to Apply

The path to your dream job:

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Step by Step to your New Job:

Step One: Online Application

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You are just a few steps away from an exciting new job with us. Do you speak the language of bits and bytes? As a software engineer, you can help us actively shape the future of mobility. Do you have a talent for technology and expertise in quality and safety standards? As a quality manager, you can improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our processes. Do you care deeply about data security and integrity? As an information security officer for cybersecurity, you can maintain an integrated IT setup, focusing on the cybersecurity of Industry 4.0, big data, and cloud management. An overview of all current vacancies worldwide can be found in the Continental job portal. Filters make it easy to fine-tune your search and get a quick overview of suitable job openings. 

How does it work? Just register on the job portal, set up a profile, and upload your application documents such as degrees and certificates, references, and proof of relevant international experience or additional qualifications.

Candidates typically require 5 to 10 minutes to complete the Online Application if they have the required documents at hand.

Please note that we do not consider unsolicited applications. 

How to: Online Assessments

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As a general rule, as soon as you have submitted your application you will be invited to take our online assessment, which you should complete as soon as possible.  This lets us give you a professional and fair assessment of whether you would be a good fit for the vacancy and for Continental. To achieve best results, we recommend that you answer the questions in an environment where you can concentrate and work without interruptions. There is no time limit, so you can take as much time as you need to complete the assessment. All that matters to us is the result.

Candidates typically require 30 minutes to complete the first Online Assessment.

If you are not able to conduct the online assessments, please use our contact form to describe the issue so that we can find a solution to support you through the application process.  

You have questions on the online assessments? Please have a look at our FAQs Online Assessments

First Encounter: Job Interview

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You have sent off the application documentation and completed the online assessment – now we have to ask for your patience. The time it will take for you to receive feedback from us depends on various factors, such as the number of applications that we receive. Our HR department or the Recruiting Center in Germany will generally contact you in approximately two to three weeks. In some countries, such as Germany, if you have impressed us with the results of your online assessment, you will be invited to a telephone or web interview.

In other countries, the final job interview will take place with a representative of the specialist department and an employee from the local HR department. This interview will give us an opportunity to meet you in person and learn more about you. Of course, there will also be enough time in the interview to answer your questions.

This phase of the process can take a number of weeks since multiple applicants will usually receive an invitation to a personal interview. We appreciate your understanding on this. After all, in the same way that you are searching for a suitable employer, we would like to find the right person for the job.

In some locations and for certain jobs, you may be invited to an assessment center before a final interview.

Crossing the Finish Line: Welcome to Continental!

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If the getting acquainted stage goes to everyone’s satisfaction, you will be offered a contract and you can launch your career at Continental.