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General Motors Company, commonly known as GM, is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, that designs, manufactures, markets and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts and sells financial services. General Motors produces vehicles in 37 countries under thirteen brands: Alpheon, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Holden, HSV, Opel, Vauxhall, Wuling, Baojun, Jie Fang, UzDaewoo. General Motors holds a 20% stake in IMM, and a 96% stake in GM Korea. It also has a number of joint-ventures, including Shanghai GM, SAIC-GM-Wuling and FAW-GM in China, GM-AvtoVAZ in Russia, Ghandhara Industries in Pakistan, GM Uzbekistan, General Motors India, General Motors Egypt, and Isuzu Truck South Africa. General Motors employs 212,000 people and does business in more than 120 countries. General Motors is divided into five business segments: GM North America (GMNA), Opel Group, GM International Operations (GMIO), GM South America (GMSA), and GM Financial.:12, 13 General Motors led global vehicle sales for 77 consecutive years from 1931 through 2007, longer than any other automaker, and is currently among the world’s biggest automakers by vehicle unit sales. General Motors acts in most countries outside the U.S. via wholly owned subsidiaries, but operates in China through 10 joint ventures.:18, 96 GM’s OnStar subsidiary offers vehicle safety, security and information services. In 2009, General Motors shed several brands, closing Saturn, Pontiac and Hummer, and emerged from a government-backed Chapter 11 reorganization. In 2010, the reorganized GM made an initial public offering that was one of the world’s top 5 biggest IPOs to date and returned to profitability later that year.
What to Expect When Interviewing
Employment applications for General Motors can be delivered in person at General Motors or online. There is a screening process that gauges math and language skills as well as personality traits, to ensure that you’ll be a good fit at General Motors. After the application is delivered there is usually a 1-4 week wait prior to first interview. The majority of applicants receive a phone interview prior to an in-person interview. Applicants usually report that the personal interview process is fast to moderate in duration depending on the position at General Motors. Questions included how to handle a dynamic work enviroment and comfort in assisting co-workers. All new employees are forced to take a mandatory training course. There also may be a drug test.