Our career blog

With his/her own character, competencies, and great ambitions, each one with us contributes to making the unexpected calculable. In our career blog, our colleagues tell us how this looks in real terms. Get exciting insights into our everyday work! And for you to be always up to date, you also find on this site all the news of the career and business world of the HDI Group.

Insights into our world (of work)

The journey of an actuary to the HDI Group

Huseyin Celikel tells how he came to the HDI Group in Hanover from the Bosporus for an actuarial position.

Recruitment of actuaries from abroad

Astrid Pohlmann from the Employer Branding & Sourcing department tells us in an interview how and why the HDI Group is looking for actuaries abroad.

Bees at HDI

Thanks to our committed sustainability community, two bee colonies will be going about their work at Hannover's HDI-Platz 1 in the future. This is not only good for the environment, but also yields delicious honey.

Digital recruiting in the time of coronavirus

Can a recruitment process succeed if it is entirely digital – without any face-to-face interview where all the participants are in the same room?

An applicants view of the pure digital application process.

Right now in this time of coronavirus should I be applying for a new job? What does it feel like to take part in an interview or an assessment center via videoconferencing?

"Those who are prepared tend to be lucky."

Having completed her apprenticeship as a certified insurance and finance agent, the 22-year-old Ilsabe Illemann is at the beginning of her career.

Podcast: Behind the scenes of this careers page

In this Saatkorn podcast, Astrid Pohlmann talks about HR marketing topics and how we got our new career site. - 31:00 min

Passionate number cruncher

Alongside his job as a data scientist at German HDI Kundenservice AG, Pascal Godejohann has been taking a master’s degree at TU Dublin – and he earned the award of “Student of the Year” for his outstanding performance among his cohort of students.

HDI Job study 2020

Once a year, the HDI Group, together with the YouGov Germany research institute, conducts a representative study on various topics relating to careers, applications and the job market. Here are the most important findings.

Mum is the boss

Four months ago, Anett Pandurics has become a mother – she still performs her job as chairwoman of the board of our Hungarian Posta Biztosító subsidiary. Her example shows what the combination between private and professional life can look like with the HDI Group.

In the fast lane

As a regional manager, Sabrina Piwek travels hundreds of kilometres each day. She doesn’t mind the distances, she is driven by her passion. Her colleagues know that and have selected her as the best broker advisor for company pension schemes.

Together vs. Corona

The corona pandemic hits business and society worldwide; it brings people and companies to the limits of their resilience. But at the same time the crisis shows how valuable and vital our purpose is.