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General Motors Interview Questions

Updated Dec 17, 2014
Updated Dec 17, 2014
376 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Test Engineer Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at General Motors.

    Interview Details

    Tell me about a time when you had to learn something new very quickly.

    No Offer
  2.  

    Intern Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    They were very cordial and took me through a very straight forward process

    Negotiation Details
    Please go prepared
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at General Motors.

    Interview Details

    GM representatives came to my university and did a first round of interviews. This interview was about 30 minutes and was strictly behavioral. I got a call two weeks later saying that I had made it to the second round of interviews. They flew me to Detroit the following week and had an onsite interview. This interview lasted about an hour and was also all behavioral. Then, the two interviewers gave me a tour of the lab they worked in.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I received an offer, I do not know if you can negotiate salary.
    Accepted Offer
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    Software Developer Interview

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    Interview Details

    Initial communication began at university career fair. Was non-aggressively approached by one of the recruiters. Had a wide range of positions and locations available. Offered interview after review of resume. Planned by reviewing basics of company, including stock price, etc. Went through one interview. Very pleasant experience. No technical questions were asked.

    Interview Questions
    • Do you prefer to work in a team environment or individually?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Software Engineer Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at General Motors.

    Interview Details

    I initially found out about the opportunity to work for GM during a university job fair. It was one of the easier interview processes that I've been a part of. It was just a lot of situational questions. I only had one interview then I heard back several weeks later. The company seems to be trying to greatly expand their IT department over the next few years.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  7.  

    Process Engineer Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    phone interview, 2 face to face interviews with 2 individuals both times.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time you had to question someone of higher authority.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Production Supervisor Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Started by applying, and in couple weeks got phone call for first interview, Had another phone interview, they flew me in to interview and gave me rooms. Went in for 2 hours for interview. They used the starl format.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Senior Java Developer Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    Applied online and it hardly took couple of business days to get a call from HR, I was asked the routine questions like if I was willing to relocate, why was I looking for a change, what I was earning at my current job e.t.c and finally what I was expecting...and they said what I requested was in the pa range and they arranged me with an telephonic interview.

    I get this call and before the interviewer gets technical he explains as to what he is looking for in the potential hire.

    In the technical round I was asked all sorts of questions starting from basic to all the way to the architect level..was not very sure as to why I was asked architect/Lead level questions for a "Senior Developer" position? I thought may be he was just trying to know me or something but it turned out the HR had submitted me to Lead position without even my knowledge.

    It would have been better on the HR part to submit for the position that I applied and this seems to me more intentional than accidental for reasons that I can suspect.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions that I was not expecting for the position that I have applied   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Fuel Cell Analyst Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at General Motors.

    Interview Details

    Reviewed resume and asked specific questions about experience and current job situation. Reasons for leaving as well.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    PMO Manager Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at General Motors.

    Interview Details

    Worked with recruiter and with the manager of the team I was interviewing for. I have a very niche skills set, so it was fairly easy to get the job. First manager was really bad, got moved within the organization to a better leader.

    Negotiation Details
    Had to really work hard to get the salary I wanted. Went back and forth about 5 times.
    Accepted Offer

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