So there I was. With a folder under my arms in front of the reception desk at Ebusco. Without an appointment. I thought ‘Let’s do something else than just sending an email, I’ll just go there and hand over my CV and motivation letter myself’. Not knowing that I would already end up in a job interview with the HR manager only five minutes after walking in. It turns out that an intern has already been hired, but after some puzzling with the allocation of tasks, there is still an extra spot. Two weeks later, I am expected for the first day of my internship.
No such thing as stupid questions
Just like the first time, I am welcomed with open arms on my official start date. This time by my colleagues from Recruitment. I am immediately seen as a full employee within the team and not as an intern, nice! Soon my colleagues notice that I sometimes come across as shy and struggle to ask for help. During a conversation, they explain that I can ask anything. Silly questions? There is no such thing. Too busy? Out of question. Perhaps I have to wait a few minutes while colleagues finish their task, but it can’t be much longer. Thanks to this open mindset I can completely be myself. Together, we start working on the first assignments, focusing mainly on recruitment.