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.
Accenture is a consulting firm providing consulting services in IT, finance, management, organization, HR, industrial and manufacturing operations to any interested organization.
Cisco (Cisco Systems, Inc.) is one of the world’s leading telecommunications equipment manufacturers headquartered in San Jose, California. The main product lines of Cisco include backbone routing, collaboration solutions; switching and services; video technology; virtualization and cloud solutions.
Cisco is headquartered in the United States in San Jose, with major regional offices in Amsterdam and Bangalore. At the beginning of 2020, Cisco had about 400 regional offices with more than 76,000 employees. Over the past years, the company has been employing over 5,000 employees worldwide annually.
Citibank (Citi, Citi Bank, Citigroup) is one of the largest international banks in terms of total assets (13th place with $1,842 trillion at the end of 2019). Citi has branches in 103 countries and employs over 215,000 people as of early 2020. Citibank is the core structure of Citigroup – a large financial corporation started in 1812 in New York, USA.
Mondelēz International (Mondelez) is an FMCG corporation headquartered in Deerfield, USA, one of the leaders in food production. For 2020, it is the second largest chocolate and confectionery manufacturer in the world after Mars.
The Rio Tinto Company, a mining company, was established in 1873 for the development of ancient copper workings in the Rio Tinto region of Spain. In the middle of the last century, the company’s business interests were very diverse – from the production of cement, chemicals and automobiles to oil and gas production. By the nineties, the group’s activities were focused exclusively on the mining industry and related industries, where it had already acquired a global character. At present, the interests of the concern are focused on the exploration of deposits and the subsequent mining of copper, aluminum, gold and diamonds, silver, nickel, titanium, rare earth metals, coal, and iron ore.
IKEA (IKEA, IKEA) is a Dutch group of companies engaged in the production and sale of furniture with a recognizable style simplicity and elegance. Besides, it always follows a concept – the ability for the buyer to assemble a significant part of the range at home on his own. There is also a gigantic selection of related products for home and kitchen. All this allowed IKEA to conquer the most of Europe, Asia and America.
DHL is the world’s largest logistics company providing services for the delivery of goods by any means of transport. DHL is headquartered in Bonn, Germany. Initially the company was founded in the USA in 1969, but rather quickly its branches spread throughout the world. And since 2002, DHL has been owned by the German state-owned company Deutsche Post.
Ernst and Young (EY, E&Y, Ernst & Young) is one of the largest and most reputable audit firms and enters the “Big Four” audit companies along with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte and KPMG.