In my past 1.5 years as a Social Media Manager at TÜV Rheinland, I quickly learned that working with colleagues from all over the world would be everyday business. Our weekly English lessons therefore are quite helpful to keep the business vocabulary in our minds.Mehr
Is TUV Rheinland a purely German institution? Absolutely not. We run subsidiaries in 70 countries on all continents, and our offices, facilities and experts can be found around the world. That figures, since the need for quality and safety is just as global.
One of the greatest surprises of joining an industry you don’t know much about is this: the abundance of knowledge sitting there, just waiting to be learned, and the opportunities before you waiting to be explored. These are exactly what I have been reaping since 2014, which is the year I joined the TUV Rheinland Marketing team in the Philippines, located in the capital Manila.Mehr
Working in Marketing sometimes makes me feel like I am a criminal. People ask me: “Why do you ever work in Marketing? How do you like to cheat and lie to people?” Well, you can read the truthful answer – why someone might even love to work in Marketing – beautifully written here (seriously, read it. It will change your perspective about Marketing).Mehr
Trained in accounting, I was expected to join the workforce in the financial sector. Life took a different turn, though, and there I was: in the engineering business. I asked myself “What happened?”Mehr
Someone nudged me excitedly on a weekday morning: “Look, the penguins are out!” At the very least, I was expecting to see the crew of ‘Penguins of Madagascar: The Musical’ in the street. It turned out that the “penguins” were a bunch of people wearing black business pants and white business shirts, some with business jacket to match the pants, waddling through the crowd to do their business.Mehr
When I joined TUV Rheinland in Singapore – the land of multiracial harmony – three years ago, little did I know that my team would be so diverse in so many ways. Our lunch talks never run out of fascinating topics. I come to work every day looking forward to lunchtime. No, not (just) for food, but for new knowledge and worldviews.Mehr