People choose different careers for very different reasons. For some, it’s money. Others, it’s doing work that will change the world. Then, there are those who just want somewhere to fit in. You know what we think? Any career worth your time should offer all this and more.
We always say that it's best to check the individual job description for the role you're interested in, as the pre-requisities may differ between roles.
A year ago, I was an intern myself. Now I’m a manager. Once my internship was over, I asked my line manager if there was any way I could stay on working for Siemens part-time while I went back to university and we found a way to make it work for both of us. More recently, I started working full-time at Siemens after finishing university in May. A manager role came up quite early on and I applied to show my interest. I was successful and now I even have an intern working for me.Claudia Hurst, Human Resources Intern of the Year 2015
We value the contribution you make to our success and want to reward you accordingly. And we also understand that everyone’s lifestyle is different. That’s why we’ve put together a comprehensive package of benefits that meets your needs. Here’s what we offer:
A suite of benefits including discounted gym memberships; travel insurance; medical cover; critical illness cover and cycle2work schemes.
A competitive salary that’s regularly reviewed. Depending on your role, you could qualify for bonus/commission schemes, overtime and/ or shift allowances.
PERKS AT WORK
A wide range of discounted goods and services including mobile phones; utility bills; cinema tickets; and Siemens and Bosch products.
21 weeks’ full pay for maternity/adoption leave, two weeks’ full pay for paternity leave and 10 weeks’ full pay for shared parental leave.
There are a number of affordable schemes through which you can become a Siemens shareholder.
26 days’ annual leave, which increases with service. Most of our businesses give you the option to buy and sell up to five days holiday each year.
Your optional contributions will be matched by us by up to 10%. We’re proud that our Siemens Investor Plan is credited with the Pension Quality Mark Plus.
HEALTH & WELLBEING
We offer excellent health benefits and run a wide range of programmes, including training and support, health checks and an employee assistance scheme.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILIT Y
Every employee gets two paid volunteering days every year to support a charitable cause.
Yes, we’re an A-rated sponsor under Tier 2 of the UK Immigration Points Based System (PBS). In the UK, we hire people based on merit and accept applications from both European Economic Area (EEA) and non-European Economic Area students. However you must have (or be able to obtain) the right to work in the UK.
A games-based assessment is a method of assessing a candidates behaviours and traits, as well as ability, in a more fun and engaging way. They directly gather observable evidence of behaviours and traits that have previously been impossible to measure (in traditional numerical and verbal reasoning testing) - and most importantly, you have more fun doing them!
There isn't any way you can particuarly prepare for the assessment, but just make sure you're in a suitable environment where you won't be interrupted!
A strengths based interview is a way of interviewing that focuses on what you interests you as a person, which is then assessed against the core strengths that have been identified in the Siemens Entry Level Talent (ELT) top performers. This allows us to focus more on your potential and what energises you, rather than your past experiences.
To help you prepare, it might be useful to think of what tasks/activities you've particularly enjoyed, and think overall about what you enjoy/what interests & energises you and what you like/dislike etc.
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