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Continental Overview

Hannover (Germany)
10000+ employees
1871
Company - Public (CTTAY)
Manufacturing
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Michelin, Bosch Security
Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transport. In ... Read more

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Continental Chairman Executive Board, Finance, Controlling, IT, and Law; Powertrain Elmar Degenhart
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  • "Great company - leadership can be a bit shady"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst
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    I worked at Continental full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lots of great benefits from a company who actually cares about you.

    Cons

    Some executives are pretty shady... Not exactly good people

    Advice to Management

    Executives should be held to same moral compass as anyone else in the company.

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Continental Photos

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Continental Interviews

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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Continental (Chicago, IL).

    Interview

    the hiring process seemed to take a long time. I can only imagine that many candidates were being interviewed which led to this result. I did get hired so I suppose it paid off.

    Interview Questions

    • Where I see myself in 5-10 years. It is a generic question, and one that can never be answered truthfully. Industry as a whole is difficult to predict with all the rapid advances in technology. So I gave the yearbook answer and left it at that.   Answer Question
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Company Updates

  • We are raising our sales forecast for the current fiscal year again on the basis of good half-year figures: “Our business with innovative technologies for assisted and automated as well as with connected and efficient driving once again grew faster than the global market for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. Sales growth in this area came to 10 percent”, said our CEO Elmar Degenhart. Check out our financial results in the first half of 2017 here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ4qS

  • Today, we signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Baidu, one of the biggest Internet companies in China, and NIO, a global electric vehicle startup, in Berlin, Germany. Click here http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQEuC and here http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQEuX for all the details.

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Continental Awards & Accolades

  • Forbes magazine’s list of America’s Best Employers(267), Forbes Magazine, 2015
  • Best Place to Work, South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, 2012
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