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Recruitment process

FAQ

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What are your criteria for recruitment?

Specific requirements are found in the job advertisement. Decisions are based on the candidate's job-related skills, experience, competencies and potential. It’s important to us, that you suit ABB and our corporate culture.

What information is required for successful application?

For a successful application, you may need to provide the following information:
  • CV / resume in Word or PDF format
  • Email address and contact details
  • Education and work experience
  • Language skills
  • Cover letter


How long does it take to complete the online application process?

It takes 10 to 15 minutes to complete the application process, though this can also depend on Internet speeds and the browser you use. The registration and first application for a job may take a bit longer but, after the first time, most of your details will be already stored and used for additional applications, except the unique cover letter and any additional questions that may be required for the screening and evaluation process, which may be different each time.

How do I know if my application has been received?

After applying online, our system generates an automatic reply to confirm receipt, including a direct reference to the specific position.

What questions will be asked in the interview?

That depends on the position you are applying for. Naturally, we ask questions concerning your personal and professional background. It is particularly interesting for us to verify whether you fulfill the professional and personal criteria the position requires.

How long is the recruitment process?

The length of each recruitment process is different for each position. We strive to give you feedback as soon as possible.

Do you inform candidates before checking references?

Yes, we ask permission before doing so.

After an unsuccessful application, can I apply again?

Of course you may apply again at ABB for other vacant positions. You have the opportunity to apply for multiple positions via our online system.

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