We are the third largest private company in the country and one of the 10 largest food companies in the world. Founded in 1911 by Frank and Ethel Mars, we have developed some of the world’s most beloved brands.
How to Get Hired
We asked Mars, Incorporated for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.
What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?
Candidates who believe in team collaboration, who are open to new ideas, and who fit a combination of: Values & Cultural Fit, Mars Leadership & Functional Capabilities.
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
We seek candidates who succeed in first-time situations, thrive in freedom with new opportunities, maintain open and honest communications, and who are accountable and focused.
Are there any unusual or especially rigorous steps of your hiring process that candidates should be aware of?
Candidates are encourgaed to provide specific examples of behaviors and learning experiences. Don't be afraid to express mistakes or areas of opportunities. Showcase how you've learned from experiences and succeeded in new time situations.
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
We have opportunities at all levels and functions: Corporate Affairs, Finance, Engineering, IT, Marketing, HR, Manufacturing, R&D, Sales, and Supply Chain. In addition, we have a Graduate Leadership Development Program for high-potential candidates interested in growing leadership breadth and experiences.
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
Visit any of our social media pages, and http://www.mars.com/. You can search for opportunities and get connected to the Mars network.