After you have found the perfect job opening, it is time to work on your application. If a cover letter is required, it should be adapted to the position you are applying for. Please be sure to highlight the skills, experiences and competencies that are relevant for the role and make you an ideal candidate. The best cover letters are short and to the point. Feel free to use a generic greeting, no one will think you are a poor applicant if you could not find out the name of the hiring manager. A few questions that your cover letter should answer:
Your resume is the key to a good application. A well-structured resume will help you emphasize your professional experience and successes. The type size should be clearly legible and the overall layout and formatting should be simple. Start with your personal details, followed by your education or professional training, professional experience, foreign languages, international experience, other activities and hobbies.
Learn as much as you can about Allianz as a company and its business areas, as well as our corporate culture, strategy and values. Please be sure that you know about the latest developments in your field of expertise, the industry and market. Familiarize yourself with the position you are applying for by learning about the main tasks and responsibilities involved. Be prepared to show us why you want to work for us, why we should hire you, and what experiences and skills make you the right candidate for the position. In addition to evaluating your professional skills, interviews are designed to assess your soft skills and ensure that they reflect our company culture.
Train your interview situation upfront through Google Assistant. The platform provides you with information about Allianz useful for your interview preparation, such as:
How does it work? Let Google Assistant on your smartphone or on your Google Home device know: “Hey Google, I want to talk to Allianz Careers.”
Please answer the questions carefully and to your best knowledge. You should always take a moment to consider what the interviewer actually wants to know. Provide brief, precise answers. If you need a little time to think about your answer, feel free to take it. Be sure to substantiate your answers with specific examples from your previous professional or educational experience. We encourage you to be actively involved in this interview. Please do not hesitate to ask questions about the position and Allianz as a company.