Ga. Kia plant draws thousands of applicants

March 2008
South Texas Automotive Report;Mar2008, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p17
Trade Publication
The article reports on the large number of applicants processed at the Kia Motors Corp. assembly plant in west Georgia. The entry notes that more than 43,000 job applications were received in a 30-day recruitment period to fill up 2,500 vacancies. It also cites that Kia is expecting to hire more people at five nearby plants for parts production. In line with this, the company has announced that it will begin candidate interviews and orientation in March 2008.


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