In our individualistic time, the ability to productively work in a team is what most employers need and seek for. And most applicants are sure to note in the resume that they are great at teamwork. In this article, we will describe what teamwork is and how employers assess teamwork with candidates using situational judgement tests and personality questionnaires.
Boeing (The Boeing Company) is the world’s largest aerospace company. This is a manufacturer of civil and military aircraft, spacecraft, aviation equipment, robotics and related products and services. Boeing is headquartered in Chicago, USA, and its main manufacturing facility is in Seattle and the state of Washington, USA. Boeing is one of the 12 largest US companies with 138,000 employees as of early 2021.
3M (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company) is one of the leading and largest manufacturing companies in the world. 3M produces a large scope of household and industrial products, chemicals, medical equipment, consumer goods and safety equipment. The head office of the 3M company is located in the USA, in the city of St. Paul. The corporation was founded in 1902.
Kraft Heinz is the fifth largest company in the world from the FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) industry. In early 2021, Kraft Heinz employs about 30 thousand people in 40 countries all over the world. The largest number of factories and staff of this company is in the USA.
Bayer AG (Bayer) is a German multinational pharmaceutical company, one of the three largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. The company is headquartered in Leverkusen, Germany. Bayer is focused on pharmaceuticals for humans and animals, consumer health products, agricultural chemicals, seeds and biotechnology products.
Kellogg Company (Kellogg, Kellogg’s) is one of the largest and richest FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) companies of the world. It is the leading manufacturer of breakfast cereals, chips, biscuits and instant foods. The company is headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan, USA. The history of the company dates back to 1906, when brothers William and John Kellogg opened a cornflakes factory in this city. The brothers were family, but all their lives they were at enmity and led 2 competing companies for the production of cereals. The company we know now is from John Kellogg.
These important values for each letter of the English alphabet are a great guideline for a successful manager.
In 2010, a young freelancer Alec Braunstein decided to get a job. And not just anywhere, but in one of the five largest advertising agencies in the United States. Braunstein had no connections, no name. But he had some common sense and ingenuity. Alec rightly decided that it was futile to rely on traditional employment methods. Hundreds of candidates apply for this job with him, many of them were smarter and more capable than him. If he gets involved in an open battle, then the chances of getting a job he wanted were negligible.
So, what is this “Assessment”? The word “Assessment” means “getting a score, a mark”, and getting a mark in almost all of us causes unpleasant feelings even from school. But if at school only our grades and, to some extent, the reputation in the class depended on this, now salary, career and professional prospects depend on it.
The workforce has become very mobile in the recent years. Even the lockdown of 2020 has not changed the global trend of massive relocation in search for a better workplace. Another global trend is the proliferation of large multinational businesses in local markets and employment by these companies of staff locally. In this article we will consider some main features of working in a large multinational company.