Applicant FAQ

Do you have general questions about the application process, the job interview or more specifically: about data security at RA Consulting GmbH? Then you will find the most asked questions here in our FAQ.

General questions

How can I apply to RA Consulting GmbH?

You can apply to us directly via our job advertisements. To do this, simply go to the respective job advertisement and click on the “Apply now” button.

Can I also send unsolicited applications to RA Consulting GmbH?

There is no right job for you, but you would still like to become part of our team? Then you can apply here.

How does the application process work?

You can expect a multi-stage yet fast application process. You can find this process very clearly presented here.

How up-to-date are the job advertisements at RA Consulting GmbH?

The job advertisements are up-to-date. In exceptional cases, short-term changes may have to be made to the advertisements, which will then be updated within a very short time.

What is the starting salary?

Our salary structures are based on the market salaries in SMEs. What exactly the starting salary looks like ultimately depends on individual factors, such as your experience.

Discretion & data protection

Is my personal data safe?

Yes. Your personal data is safe with us and is stored, managed and protected in accordance with GDPR. This means in concrete terms: Your personal data will be treated with the necessary discretion and will not be misused. We do not ask for more information from you than is necessary and we only keep it for as long as is necessary. You remain in control of all personal data at all times and have the right to view your data or have it deleted.

Can I delete my data from the applicant pool of RA Consulting GmbH?

Yes, you can remove your data from the applicant pool at any time. Contact us and we will delete it as soon as possible.

Your application

What do I have to consider when uploading my documents?

You can add all relevant documents to your application using our form. Please upload your documents in PDF format. We definitely need your CV to start with. Other documents such as cover letters or references/certificates underline your qualifications and may be required during the application process.

What information and documents should my application contain?

We definitely need your CV to start with. Other documents such as cover letters or certificates/certificates underline your qualifications and may be required during the application process. We also need your name, contact details, availability and salary expectations.

How can I send my application?

You can easily send your application, including all relevant information and documents, using the application form. You can find the form when you click on the respective job advertisement and then on “Apply now”.

How do I make sure that my application has arrived?

You will immediately receive a confirmation email from us that we have received your application.

What happens after my application?

Your application will be checked and viewed by us as soon as possible. You will then receive prompt feedback on your application. If your application documents have aroused our interest, you will receive an invitation to an online interview in the next step.

How long do I have to wait for an answer after sending my application?

You will usually receive feedback on your application within a few days. Please understand that we take the time to check everything carefully.

Do I need a cover letter?

No, but a cover letter can definitely make sense. With your cover letter you can communicate your motivation and reasons for applying to us and underline your qualifications for the advertised position.

Can I apply to RA Consulting GmbH again after a rejection?

Yes. Don’t let a rejection discourage you.

The interview

Topic COVID-19: Do I have to appear in person for the interview?

We are guided by the generally applicable rules and conduct some of the interviews online. For on-site appointments, we communicate the applicable hygiene measures in advance. If you are unsure or have any questions, please feel free to contact us at any time.

How long does the first online interview take?

The first online interview usually lasts around 60 minutes.

What can I expect from the Coding Challenge?

As part of the Coding Challenge, we will give you a programming task that we would like to use to test your programming skills. However, it is not about the final and perfect solution to the task, but much more about finding out how you work and how you structure yourself. The appointment also serves to get to know you personally, to show you our working environment and to get a feeling for possible teamwork.

What is the best way to prepare for the interview with you?

In our online interview, we would like to find out more about you, your experience and qualifications. Therefore, prepare yourself for technical questions. We are also interested in your ideas and expectations of us. Of course, we would also like to know your motives and motivation for applying to us. Please make a note of any questions you would like to clarify in advance.

How long does it take after the interview until I get feedback?

You will usually receive feedback within a few days. Here, too, it is important that we take the necessary time to review the results and impressions from the discussion. We therefore ask for a little patience.

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