Changing Workforce

In auto talent war, GM hires 9,000

By the Detroit Free Press

Jun 14, 2018

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Oct. 2, 2017, is historic inside General Motors human resources.

That's the day when product development boss Mark Reuss told a group of reporters at GM's Design Dome in Warren that the automaker would introduce 20 new electrified vehicles by 2023. 

GM's career-related websites blew up.

"People were showing up at the gates of our social sites and tapping into story boards. They started to inquire about jobs," said Michael Arena, GM's chief talent officer. "Whenever Mark or (CEO) Mary Barra get out there and talk about what GM wants to do in the world, my job becomes 10 times easier."

Read the full story at freep.com.