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Nissan Co-Chairman, President, CEO, Representative Board Member, and Member of the Executive Committee Carlos Ghosn
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44 Ratings
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    Has great potential but poor management and HR practices

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nissan full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, product line up can be innovative at times, high profile experience, exposure to global business and colleagues is good for personal development

    Cons

    Office culture and morale greatly affected by management styles, very top down philosophy, product is often poor quality compared to competitors, poor HR practices especially in managing development of employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve morale

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Nissan Interviews

Updated 21 Oct 2014
Updated 21 Oct 2014

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    Production Planner Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at Nissan in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    This position was a production planner in France. The first contact was made by the HR representative by phone. She interviewed me in french and switched randomly in english to see if I could speak english properly. Lots of people at nissan europe (in France) are not french so english is the business language and is mandatory.

    After this first interview on the phone, she called me back to schedule a second interview face to face with her and the same day, right after, an interview with the operational manager of the position AND the boss of this manager.

    The first interview with the HR was kind of the same as the first one but deeper in details.

    The second interview was 100% in english with the 2 managers.

    Overall these three interviews were "classical", presentation of yourself, description of the position and question from the managers.

    During the three interviews, only english was mandatory, either to work at the office or with the different manufacturing sites.

    Nevertheless, even if my three interviews were almost perfect from my point of view and from the impression they gave me, they did not keep me because "I don't speak spanish". So they interviewed me 3 times, they almost spoke only english, they knew from my resume that I did not speak spanish, they never asked me if I did, but they told me : "I was a perfect candidate, all the interviews went well, but you don't speak spanish". Which was never a condition written in the job description or asked.

    So for me, they were at the end completely unprofessional and coward.They made me loose time and hope when they could have told me after the first phone interview. They probably had someone else who was recommended by the big boss and they took him. Which is fine, but they should be honest.

    To summer up : classical interview process but completely unprofessional company.

    Interview Questions
    • Where do you see yourself in Nissan in 5 years.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
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Top 200 of the Global 2000, Forbes, 2009
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Website www.nissan-global.com
Headquarters Yokohama, Japan
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1933
Type Company - Public (NSANY)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (AUD) per year
Competitors General Motors, Honda, Toyota

Nissan Motor, one of Japan's leading automakers, wants to get big by going small. Through its small-car initiative, the company primarily produces low-cost and fuel-efficient small cars with standard comfort, safety, style, and performance. Nissan's models include Maxima and Sentra cars, and Altima and Infiniti upscale sedans, as well as pickups, SUVs, and sports cars. It is also one of the world's largest manufacturers of forklifts. Renault holds a 44% stake in Nissan Motor, constituting the Renault-Nissan Alliance, which is largely focused on manufacturing all-electric... More

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