General Motors Interview Questions

Updated Sep 2, 2014
Updated Sep 2, 2014
319 Interview Reviews

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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Austin, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at General Motors in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Mostly reviewing your resume and some STAR behavioral questions. Know your experiences and have some good stories to talk about and be detailed. The interviewers were all friendly and easy to talk to. Aside for the normal nervousness, it was very comfortable. To help me with the phone interviews, I had a sticky note of all of my past experiences that I might want to touch on. It helped

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing was very difficult, just some unexpected behavioral questions.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiating is only based on prior experience. They have a flat offer, and then bump for any professional experience you've had. Make sure you make all of your experience clear!
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Senior Performance Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Roswell, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Roswell, GA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at General Motors in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied twice online 100 days prior to my face-to-face interview. I received a call from a recruiter who set up a phone interview that lasted 1 hour. Then, I was called to the Roswell, GA "Innovation Center" for a video presentation, then back-to-back interviews.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a difficult situation where you had to react, and make amends. What did you learn from the situation.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Maintenance Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 3 days - interviewed at General Motors.

    Interview Details

    2 interviews using STAR format.

    Interview Questions
    • Name a time when you had to deal with a difficult employee and how you handled it.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiating required.
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview
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    Java/.NET Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Phoenix, AZ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Phoenix, AZ
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at General Motors in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Started with 1 phone interview with a developer. The phone interview had a few Java basics questions, and the rest were behavioral questions. They contacted me the next day to set up an in-person interview.

    The in-person interview was 2 hours long. The first interviewer was a (different) developer, and the second was the hiring manager. This interview was strictly behavioral. The questions in both interviews were almost identical.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    The salary they offered was much lower than industry standards. They would not negotiate.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Production Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    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
  7.  

    Research and Development Researcher Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at General Motors in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Had a prescreening at a University career fair. That was followed up by a one-hour phone-interview from Michigan. Was contacted about 3 weeks later via email from HR.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions were very behavioral based. Examples: (1a)Tell me about a time when you had to learn something new. (1b) What did you learn from this experience. (2a) What did you do in your field to stay up to date. (2b) (2b) What did you learn from this experience. (3a) Tell me about a time when you had to meet an unexpected deadline. (3b) What did you do, how did you react, and what did you learn from this experience. They also asked me about my interests and the type of groups that I would like to work with at GM.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Java Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Austin, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at General Motors in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    First they emailed me stating that they want to talk to me, I gave them time. When they called me, all of sudden it was phone technical interview.They asked very very simple technical questions on phone interview. I was surprised as it was unexpected. I gave them phone interview anyway, and it was lasted 45 minutes. After 2 hours, they really liked in phone interview and they want to proceed with face to face. They scheduled day and time with me. During face to face interview, they asked 99% behavioral questions. I was surprised.

    Interview Questions
    • All Behaviour question and none technical questions even though this position is Programmer position   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Agile Process Coach Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Warren, MI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Warren, MI
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at General Motors in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    The interview process is easy because it is done at a department level. You'll get a response from HR and be interviewed by someone desperate to fill a job. Personality match the untrained interviewer and you are in.

    Interview Questions
    • None. Interviewer asked nothing relevant.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    GM does not negotiate. Offers are take it or leave it.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Connected Customer Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Saginaw, MI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Saginaw, MI
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months - interviewed at General Motors in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    Process was fair and moved very quickly

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me a time when you dealt with a difficult coworker and how did you handle it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    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

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