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#Energized: The E.ON Inhouse Consulting Podcast

Ever wondered what’s its like working at E.ON Inhouse Consulting?In this podcast series, our colleagues from new joiner to Director share their personal stories and talk about their perspectives and insights on what it’s like working at ECON. Get to know them and learn about ECON’s role in shaping a sustainable, digital and customer centric energy world, about how we help each other grow and how we build and live an exceptional culture at ECON.Patricia and Greg, both consultants and the hosts for our podcast series, will introduce you to our interview partners and take you through the different episodes.We hope you enjoy the podcast and enjoy getting to know our colleagues!http://www.eon.com/econ

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  • 25.04.2022
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    International vibes and entrepreneurial spirits with Djouher #5

    From Paris with love: Why Djouher left the magical city for her internship and eventually her full-time job at ECON in Essen. What three questions she usually asks herself before deciding on a job and how she settled in Essen. Listen how Djouher further combines her Consulting knowledge with her entrepreneurial spirit to become a startup advisor, focused on African entrepreneurs. Which startup inspired her most and how does her additional involvement help her keep thinking out of the box? http://www.eon.com/econ *** Today Patricia and Greg are talking to Jo in the fifth episode of “Energize”. Jo joined ECON 15 month ago as an International. Jo heard of ECON through a friend, who spoke highly of the company, so Jo ended u applying (1:11) This is what Jo interested in energy. There had been three questions Jo asked herself and based her decision on (2:33) Why is Jo focusing on African Start-Ups? (4:15) Social entrepreneurship was part of Jos childhood – this is what she gets inspired by (5:00) From the French way of life to the Düsseldorf kind of life – how did Jo handle this transition? (7:47) To Jo ECON is family that also functions outside of work (10:32) Except for family, friends and food Jo doesn’t miss that much about France. These are her favourite things about Düsseldorf (11:33) Six projects, four countries – Jo speaks about her projects during her internship (13:16) Working with the EU Commission and keeping the Green Deal in mind – Jo has high ambitions (15:17) These are the things Jo loves about ECON (16:30) Diversity topics are a big thing for Jo. She wants to help women to shine (17:34) Why diversity is so important to Jo (19:13) Jos favourite ECON moment (20:30)

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  • 20.01.2022
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    From Rio to New Joiner at ECON with Sissel #4

    Sissel studied in Mannheim, Ottawa, Lisbon and Rio de Janeiro. Learn how a serendipity in Brazil triggered her journey to ECON. She shares her reasons to start at ECON, reflects about her first 100 days and also talks about Bibimbap. Twice. http://www.eon.com/econ *** Introduction (00:00) Studying Abroad and Learning Languages (00:31) University studies in a Cold Climate – Mannheim and Canada (01:22) University Studies in a warm Climate – Portugal and Brazil (03:06) Back to the Roots (03:28) Travel Opportunities at E.ON (03:53) Career Choice Energy Consultancy – Top Recommendation E.ON Düsseldorf (05:10) Fulltime Position at ECON (05:52) ECON's Supportive Application Process (06:26) The Onboarding Process (07:05) BCR Training – Basic Consulting Readiness (07:50) Previous Experience (08:26) The first ECON Project, the Team and Support Network (09:01) Downside of "Virtual" Onboarding in the Pandemic (09:44) Upside of "virtual" Onboarding is "virtual" Coffee Days with Colleagues (10:21) ECON Team Events (10:54) The Business Breakfast (11:14) The "Krimi" Dinner (12:31) Tips for New Colleagues (13:31) Initial problems of a technical Type and the Reaction (14:05) Adjusting to Corporate Life from Uni (16:04) Job Description, relevant Qualifications and Training (16:58) Newcomers benefit greatly from ECON's open Company Culture (18:14) Free Time Activities, Cooking and Running (19:45) Suggested Improvements for Newcomers (21:18) Tips for future ECON Applicants (22:44)

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  • 20.01.2022
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    Tobias’ transition from External- to Inhouse Consulting #3

    Tobias is a Principal and joined ECON in 2020. Prior, he worked in startups and an external consultancies in Europe and Asia. What drove his decision to switch to an internal consultancy? How does he and ECON benefit from his previous career steps? Learn about Tobi’s journey and also why he always takes a keyboard with him on his travels? http://www.eon.com/econ*** Introduction (00:00) Previous Experience in Start-Ups, External and International Consulting (01:00) Small Beginnings in a Big Biking Event Website (02:26) Biking Hobby abandoned for Running with the Dog (03:55) Free Time Activities rooted in Childhood Memories by the Seaside (04:48) E.ON's High Standards of People Development and Quality Goals drove my Decision to Join (07:50) Re-Shaping ECON by digitising Company Infrastructure (10:08) iPads for Everyone boosts Company and Interaction with our Partners/Clients (11:25) Why Inhouse Consulting? Shared Company and Client/Partner Purpose with good Follow-Up Opportunities (13:06) Work-Life Balance (15:41) The Pulse Check System (17:37) Company Diversity and KPIs for Company Progress (18:46) Improving and strengthening Diversity through Transparency and Personal Interaction (21:41) The Book Club Project (24:07) Tips for Future ECON Applicants (24:40)

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  • 20.01.2022
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    Arne’s journey from Consultant to Director #2

    A bit of memory lane and a bit on Arne’s vision for ECON: How has his role changed over the years? What has convinced him to stay with ECON despite the various proposals from the E.ON group? What will his legacy at ECON be? Find answers to these questions and learn what makes ECON a family-like place for him. http://www.eon.com/econ *** Introducing "The Dinosaur"(00:00) Topic Professional and Company Development Over Ten Years (00:44) ECON Ten Years Ago (01:27) ECON's Development Prospects and Company Culture the Reason for Staying (02:22) Did You Ever Consider Resigning? (03:29) Retrospective Assessment of Projects (04:06) Relevant Academic Background (05:10) Free time Activities (05:33) Work-Life Balance (06:25) Interaction with Colleagues Over Time (07:13) Adjusting to a Role Change (08:06) Promotion to the Directorship (09:12) Focus for the Future (10:26) Advance the Energy Transition with Digitisation and Sustainability (11:15) E.ON's Strategic Commitment to Sustainability (12:21) ECON's Support for the Sustainability Strategy (13:11) ECON's Diversity Commitments (13:54) Perspectives for Internationals (14:43) A Future with E.ON and Energy (15:19) ECON's Family Culture (15:51) ECON's Family Culture Encourages Team Activities (16:50) ECON Team Activities, Tops and Flops (18:13) Summer Strategy Day (19:08) Winter Strategy Day (20:01) The WECON Event and its Takeaways (20:46)

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  • 20.01.2022
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    From intern to Consultant with Petar #1

    From Bulgaria to Vienna to St. Petersburg to Essen: How Petar woke up in a wet tent in North Russia after a kayaking tour and what convinced him to start his consulting career in the vivid Ruhr area in Germany. Learn about his internship experience and the transition to his current role as Consultant. http://www.eon.com/econ *** Introduction (00:00) Description of a Kayak Holiday in Russia (00:21) University Studies in Russia, Vienna and Canada and the German Language (02:05) Promising Career Perspectives at ECON, Germany (03:49) ECON and the International Network (06:13) E.ON Language Courses and Language in Company Projects (06:49) Starting at ECON – a Familiar Project with a New Team and Content (09:21) Team Structures (10:42) Acting Experience in School helps with Client Interaction (11:59) Client Exposure (14:19) First E.ON In-House Work Experiences and the Support Network (15:30) Internship Ends with a Job Offer and Gift from E.ON (17:01) Reasons for joining ECON – Company Culture and Development Opportunities (20:34) Tips for a Friend applying to ECON (22:44) Company Abbreviations and Flat Hierarchy (24:52) Invitation to Listeners to Reach Out (25:58)

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  • 20.01.2022
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    Welcome @ ECON!

    Welcome @ ECON! Enjoy our Podcast. http://www.eon.com/econ

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