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Lafarge Président-Directeur Général Bruno Lafont
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    I worked at Lafarge

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    They made sure that you were working in a safe environment.

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    It was kinda hard advancing because some of the guys wasn't team players

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    There is an unseen brotherhood keeping moral down

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    Laboratory Manager Interview

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

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Lafarge in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    A job posting process was launched describing the open position for internal and external candidates. After receiving applicants for the position a review of the work history from resumes was conducted and a short list of candidates was assembled. The remaining candidates were asked to complete an online profiling assessment. Interviews were scheduled with a panel of peers and management. The panel had selected a mixed list of behavioral and job specific based questions for the interview. All candidates were asked the same questions.

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    • Why do you feel I should select you for the position of Quality Manager?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Yes, Wages were not easily negotiable do to structure in the Hay system. Relocation and work flexibility was open for negotiation
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Lafarge Awards & Accolades

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Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2010
Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2009
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Website www.lafarge.com
Headquarters Paris, France
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1833
Type Company - Public (LFRGY)
Industry Mining & Metals
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors HeidelbergCement, Holcim, CEMEX

There's nothing abstract about Lafarge. The company is one of the world's top makers of cement, aggregates, concrete, and gypsum (alongside such heavyweights as Holcim and CEMEX). Cement accounts for about 60% of the building materials supplier's sales. Lafarge gypsum products include wallboard, plasters, and insulation. Its products are used to build and renovate infrastructure and commercial and residential structures. The company has about 2,000 plants operating around the world. Lafarge's growth strategy is to shift focus from Western Europe and North America to... More

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