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- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I worked at Mars part-time (more than 8 years)Pros
Managers and administrative staff change too frequentlyCons
Targets for sales not taken into considerationAdvice to ManagementAdvice
Colleagues were great, more appreciation should be shown to themRecommendsPositive OutlookNo opinion of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ months – interviewed at Mars.Interview Details
1st contact was over the phone with an HR person. The HR person ran through my resume, asking for more elaboration on my experience.
1st round - Video conference interview with one HR person and an account manager. The questions were behavioural and situational. The interviewers were friendly but pushed me on some of my answers, sometimes asking leading questions.
2nd round - One day on-site with other candidates vying for the same position. One interview with another HR person and a VP. I also had a couple of days to prepare a 10 minute presentation a topic that they gave me in advance and I presented it to a cross-functional panel of about 8 people. The panel followed up with a lot of questions. The environment felt quite comfortable despite being with people that I was competing with for the same job, and there was ample opportunity to chat with various people in the business to get to know Mars, which seemed like an open community.Interview Questions
Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
- Tell us about a time when you went against the direction of the group that you were working in. Answer Question
Mars knows chocolate sales are nothing to snicker at. It makes such worldwide favorites as M&M's, Snickers, and the Mars bar. Other confections include 3 Musketeers, Dove, Milky Way, Skittles, and Twix. Its products portfolio also boasts Seeds of Change organic food, the Klix and Flavia beverage systems, Combos and Kudos snacks, Uncle Ben's rice, and pet food made under the Pedigree, Sheba, and Whiskas names. Mars owns the world's largest chewing gum maker Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, as well. The Mars family -- including siblings and chairman John Franklyn Mars, VP Jacqueline...