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Personal Pros and Cons working at ECON

AskECON
Most recent answer on Aug 06, 2021
The best answer (on Aug 06, 2021) is from:
Katrin
Senior Consultant
Katrin gave the best answer on Aug 06, 2021
Senior Consultant
Hi there - my personal cons are rather consulting-related in general: At times, days can be stressful and working hours can be long.  But on the other hand, I always enjoy the team spirit and support in my projects. Esp ... (read entire answer)
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What is the work life balance at ECON like?

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Anonymous A asked on Aug 06, 2021
Anonymous A asked on Aug 06, 2021
What are average working hours for entry level consultants?
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Webinar/ Info session for international

AskECON
Most recent answer on Aug 06, 2021
The best answer (on Aug 06, 2021) is from:
Anna-Lena
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Anna-Lena gave the best answer on Aug 06, 2021
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Dear Rusdi, thanks for your message and interest in ECON. We also offer online events and webinars on a regular basis, please keep an eye on our website for the upcoming fall event opportunities: https://www.eon.com/en ... (read entire answer)
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Was hättet ihr vor eurem Einstieg bei ECON gerne (früher) gewusst?

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Sandra asked on Aug 05, 2021
Sandra asked on Aug 05, 2021
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Liebes ECON-Team, Was hättet ihr vor eurem Einstieg bei ECON gerne (früher) gewusst? Welche Learnings könnt ihr mit uns teilen? Vielen Dank, auch für das Beantworten meiner letzten Frage. Viele Grüße, Sandra
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Do I need any specific requirements to join ECON?

AskECON
Most recent answer on Aug 04, 2021
The best answer (on Aug 04, 2021) is from:
Anna-Lena
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Anna-Lena gave the best answer on Aug 04, 2021
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Hi there, please excuse the confusion: For international candidates our whole process is of course in English (as it is also our official company language). Our consultant teams enjoy an interdisciplinary make-up. We ar ... (read entire answer)
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How does ECON shortlist the candidates for recruitment ? If someone is not able to get a referral, what are the odds ?

AskECON
Most recent answer on Aug 04, 2021
The best answer (on Aug 04, 2021) is from:
Anna-Lena
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Anna-Lena gave the best answer on Aug 04, 2021
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Hi, not a simple answer to that as there are many individual cases. However, there are some key requirements that are important to us, independently from your study background: You have a top-grade university degree Ide ... (read entire answer)
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Home Office at ECON

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Most recent answer on Aug 04, 2021
The best answer (on Aug 04, 2021) is from:
Anna-Lena
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Anna-Lena gave the best answer on Aug 04, 2021
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Hi, E.ON and ECON have always put employees' health first these past months which is why we have long worked in home office and successfully adapted all our processes, incl. the interview process, to virtual. We will ha ... (read entire answer)
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Benefits at ECON

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Most recent answer on Aug 03, 2021
The best answer (on Aug 04, 2021) is from:
Anna-Lena
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Anna-Lena gave the best answer on Aug 04, 2021
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Hi there,  we do not make any difference between junior/senior hires and have a wide range of benefits: From “typical” consulting perks such as a comprehensive training program providing a steep learning curve (also thr ... (read entire answer)
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In welcher Sprache finden die Interviews statt?

AskECON
Most recent answer on Aug 03, 2021
The best answer (on Aug 03, 2021) is from:
Anna-Lena
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Anna-Lena gave the best answer on Aug 03, 2021
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Hallo Sandra, unsere Interviews sind zum Teil auf Deutsch, zum Teil auf Englisch. Du kannst dich darauf einstellen, dass mindestens eins der zwei (bzw. im Erfolgsfall drei) Interviews auf Englisch ist, je nachdem wer vo ... (read entire answer)
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Do you have specific hiring times when you hire more people?

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Most recent answer on Aug 03, 2021
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Anna-Lena
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Anna-Lena gave the best answer on Aug 03, 2021
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Hi,  we hire all year long, there are no specific dates to consider. Our recommendation is to apply roughly three months prior to your preferred starting date, but we can for sure be faster ;-) Our recruiting team will ... (read entire answer)
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Wie viel habt ihr mit den Mitarbeitern des Konzerns zu tun?

AskECON
Most recent answer on Aug 02, 2021
The best answer (on Aug 02, 2021) is from:
Nguyen
Project Manager
Nguyen gave the best answer on Aug 02, 2021
Project Manager
Hallo,  als interne Berater arbeiten wir auf Projektbasis für den Konzern bzw. die Konzerngesellschaften. Dabei arbeiten wir bis auf wenige Ausnahmen immer mit Partnern des Konzerns zusammen und das auf unterschiedlic ... (read entire answer)
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Wie habt ihr euch auf euer Case Interview vorbereitet?

AskECON
Most recent answer on Aug 02, 2021
The best answer (on Aug 02, 2021) is from:
Katrin
Senior Consultant
Katrin gave the best answer on Aug 02, 2021
Senior Consultant
Hallo - hier auf Prep-Lounge und auf ähnlichen Seiten findest du ausreichend Material, um dich auf die Case Interviews vorzubereiten. Ich habe einige Übungs-Cases mit Freunden/Familie gemacht, vor allem um ein Zeitgefüh ... (read entire answer)
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Warum habt ihr euch für einen Einstieg bei ECON entschieden?

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Most recent answer on Aug 02, 2021
The best answer (on Jul 30, 2021) is from:
Nguyen
Project Manager
Nguyen gave the best answer on Jul 30, 2021
Project Manager
Hi, ich habe mich damals nach meiner Zeit in der externen Beratung aus vielen „klassischen“ Gründen, z.B. stärkere Fokus auf eine Industrie, Netzwerkaufbau, Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten, weniger Reisen etc. für ECON entsc ... (read entire answer)
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Purpose of ECON Academy Event (26th and 27th August) ?

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Most recent answer on Aug 02, 2021
The best answer (on Aug 02, 2021) is from:
Anna-Lena
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Anna-Lena gave the best answer on Aug 02, 2021
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Hi,  happy to hear you are interested to learn more about ECON. In general, a career event is always a good idea to get a look behind the scenes and can also serve as a door opener for your next career step! Just to ... (read entire answer)
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Joining ECON as a physicist (PhD) without consulting experience

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Most recent answer on Aug 02, 2021
The best answer (on Aug 02, 2021) is from:
Anna-Lena
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Anna-Lena gave the best answer on Aug 02, 2021
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Hi there, fair question and I am happy to say "yes", it is absolutely possible! We do promote diversity of backgrounds and offer special entry level as well as training for PhD's. You would be starting as a Senior C ... (read entire answer)
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Wie gut kann man bei ECON aufsteigen?

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Most recent answer on Aug 02, 2021
The best answer (on Aug 02, 2021) is from:
Anna-Lena
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Anna-Lena gave the best answer on Aug 02, 2021
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Hallo Jens, danke für deine Frage! :) Dass es realtisich möglich ist, kannst du hier in unserem neuen Podcast "nachhören": http://eon.li/8ydMl Arne ist bei uns als Consultant eingestiegen und hat sich in nur knapp ... (read entire answer)
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What kind of case studies can be expected in ECON academy event (26-27th Aug)

AskECON
Question edited on Jul 30, 2021
The best answer (on Jul 30, 2021) is from:
Anna-Lena
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Anna-Lena gave the best answer on Jul 30, 2021
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Hi, glad to hear you are interested in the event! Our case study is a typical and realistic example of our project work in E.ON. In groups, you will look at the challenge, decide on an approach and prepare a proposal ... (read entire answer)
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Joining ECON as an international during COVID times

AskECON
Most recent answer on Jul 30, 2021
The best answer (on Jul 30, 2021) is from:
Anna-Lena
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Anna-Lena gave the best answer on Jul 30, 2021
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Hi there, many thanks for the question. We do hire internationally and already today have around 30 different nationalities in our team! Joining from abroad is possible if moving is restricted by COVID regulations and h ... (read entire answer)
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How big are the project teams?

AskECON
Most recent answer on Jul 30, 2021
The best answer (on Jul 30, 2021) is from:
Nguyen
Project Manager
Nguyen gave the best answer on Jul 30, 2021
Project Manager
Hi, thanks for the question. Our project teams vary a lot. In large transformation projects, the team can be up to 10 consultants - but we would have some substructures, even with 2 project managers for these. The major ... (read entire answer)
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Setzt sich ECON für Nachhaltigkeit ein? Wie?

AskECON
Most recent answer on Jul 29, 2021
The best answer (on Jul 29, 2021) is from:
Anna-Lena
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Anna-Lena gave the best answer on Jul 29, 2021
E.ON Inhouse Consulting
Ohne Verteilnetze keine Energiewende. Ohne nachhaltige, digitale Kundenlösungen keine grüne Zukunft - diese und viele weitere Überzeugungen wirst du von E.ON finden. Nachhaltigkeit ist so eng mit unserem Kerngeschäft ve ... (read entire answer)
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