Beneath car2go’s unique and well-known brand lay the passionate hearts and brilliant minds who ensure success every day. As diverse and colorful our employees backgrounds are is how interesting and varied their tasks can be! But not every job title is self-explanatory, so let’s dig a little deeper.
Becoming a manager can be exciting and scary. Even though you’ve shown how successful you can be as an individual contributor, you are now tasked with ensuring the success of employees under you. So, where do you start? In this post, I’m going to review some of the major topics that all new or first time managers should think about when the big promotion happens.
In May, car2go published a blog post on the Brand Immersion Experience Program which detailed out the amazing experience of going to Birmingham, AL and learning all about Mercedes-Benz’s manufacturing, history, and technology. Since some of the car2go employees recently went through the program, car2go thought it would interview one of them!
When people think about getting up in front of an audience to speak, what emotions come to mind? Fear? Nervousness? Excitement? For many, it’s a combination of the three! Being able to write an organized speech, speak effectively, and engage an audience is an extremely important skill to have. So, that’s why car2go recently introduced Toastmasters to the North American employees!
When people are on the job hunt it’s pretty obvious their resume should be a strong representation of themselves and jump out at the recruiter. But so many questions still linger on how exactly to do that correctly. Today Eric Sorkin HR Recruiter for car2go N.A. will give some advice to make a resume outstanding.
Here at our North American HQ in Austin, Texas, our team is very tightly knit seeing as how we share many of the same values and depend on each other daily to carry out and perform tasks. We like to think of us as both a family and a team. But how do we live these values on a daily basis as a team? To find out, I sat down with the newest member of the car2go team to discuss what her experience has been like.
Internships are great – you get to know an industry from the inside, you’re part of projects and learn to make your first steps in the working world. So, what does it mean to be an intern at car2go? The HR department in Stuttgart has conducted an interview with a car2go intern to find out what her time was like.