Update on the coronavirus: interviews and events are still digital

As a result of the current corona crisis, we have completely switched our recruiting processes and career events to digital formats and thus remain in contact with you without unnecessary risks. Find suitable jobs or an exciting event and apply online. We wish everyone good health and optimism!


Our application process

Are you wondering what the application process is like at zeb and do you want to know what you can expect from us? Then this is the place for you.  

Step 1 – Online application 

Basically everything starts with a look at our career website. So you’ve already started. If you find a suitable position on our job board, you can register in our online portal. Here you have the option to register with your profile or to apply directly. 

Step 2 – Screening

After you have uploaded all of your application documents via the portal, you will receive an automatic confirmation of receipt from us. And then the ball is in our court: we will examine your application and after a thorough review together with the specialist department, we will decide how to continue. 

Step 3 – (Telephone) interview 

If your application generally aligns with the advertised position, you will receive an e-mail from us, in which we try to arrange an appointment with you.   

Depending on the department and job position, we use a telephone interview to get to know you. If this first telephone interview applies to your application  you will talk to a colleague from the recruiting team about  the basic qualifications required for the position to be filled and you can ask us your questions about the job. If everything fits from both, your and our perspectives, we will invite you to  further interviews. You will then speak with colleagues from the specialist department.   

In the following interviews we want to find out whether your professional profile and your personality will fit in with us. In the interviews for our consulting positions, the focus is on working through a case study. The case study gives you an insight into typical tasks at zeb. The way you approach it shows us how you structure and solve complex problems and present the results.

Step 4 – Decision 

After the interviews, the interviewers exchange their views and make a decision. One of them will then give you feedback by phone within the next two weeks. 

Step 5 – Contract offer 

If you were able to convince the job interviewers, we will prepare a contract offer and you will have 14 days to review it. If any questions arise, please do not hesitate to contact us.  

Step 6 – Signing the contract 

With the contract offer the application process is almost finished. We have decided to get you on board. If you have also decided to become part of the zeb team, sign the contract and send it back to us. This concludes the application process. Now we prepare everything for your onboarding process and look forward to welcoming you to zeb.  

All in all, the application process takes about 4–6 weeks.


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Any questions?

Do you have any questions about our application process? Then please contact our recruiting team.