5 questions for Ahmed

Senior Frontend Developer at Wivy. In Germany since 2015

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AUTO1 Group is a car trading platform — and one of Germany’s few ‘unicorn’ companies

Hi Ahmed, nice to meet you. Who are you?

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Ahmed Hassanein

What do you do now?

Tell us a fun fact about yourself

Why did you move to Germany?

I was happy with my job in Egypt, but I thought I had nothing to lose. If it works out, you will work and live in Germany. If you don’t like it in Germany, you can always go back. In that case you will have had a great trip to Europe and many valuable life experiences.

What advice do you have for our Imagine Fellows?

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Ahmed’ s collection of 50+ rejection emails.

I made sure that I always had at least two interesting applications in my pipeline. So that whenever I got rejected for one dream opportunity I had great chance.

What was the biggest surprise for you?

Want to learn more about Ahmed? Check out his Linkedin profile. Also take a look at Ahmed’s CV.

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