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Lafarge North America Overview

Chicago, IL
5001 to 10000 employees
1956
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Mining
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Vulcan Materials, Hanson Building Products, CRH
Lafarge North America is at the foundation of buildings, roads, and bridges across US and Canada. One of North America's largest building materials manufacturers, the company operates around 600 concrete plants, aggregate plants, and cement plants in the US and ... Read more

Mission: For Lafarge, the ambition of contributing to building better cities entails not only improving the quality of life of city-dwellers but also creating value for all our stakeholders: our employees, shareholders, customers, governments and communities situated in the vicinity of ... Read more

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    Former Employee - Dispatcher in Glenwood Springs, CO

    I worked at Lafarge North America full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I loved everything about this job. I learned a lot and every day was a challenge

    Cons

    They sold out there were no cons

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Lafarge North America Interviews

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    Human Resources Recruiting Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Lafarge North America (Chicago, IL) in July 2016.

    Interview

    Recruiting Manager scheduled an in-person interview panel without performing a phone screen, which was completely odd. I had two group interview sessions, back-to-back.

    The first interview was with an HR Admin Assistant and the Recruiting Manager, the other with a Senior Recruiter and a Compensation Analyst. The job description wasn't finalized, so the interview was just me explaining my background. When it was my turn to ask questions, they couldn't answer a simple question about their own company culture.

    The second interview was even more bizarre as it didn't seem either one was prepared to interview me and knew nothing about my background, despite having a resume right in front of them. I'm not sure the Compensation person even knew why she was there at all. The recruiter wanted to know why I was asking her about company culture as she said it had no relation to the job itself. When I asked about the North America office's relationship to headquarters, she kept insisting we were in the headquarters (the company is headquartered in France).

    Completely off-the-wall experience. I might expect this kind of amateurish behavior from a small business interview, but could not believe this happened with a large multi-national company.

    Interview Questions

    • Is it an easy commuter for you to get to this office?   2 Answers
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