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Current Employee - Manager  in  Warren, MI (US)
Current Employee - Manager in Warren, MI (US)

I have been working at General Motors full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Managment rewards talent, and fosters an environment that thrives on teamwork and relationship building. You do have to put in long hours on occassion, but this is a company with endless possibilities, including rotations outside of the States, several legal business entities the size of fortune 500 companies, and cross-functional experiences.

Cons

HR still has an old-school mentatility and often fights upward movement for employees that are "too inexperienced" (e.g. too young), and still pushes a seniority-based instead of talent-based retention model. Management fights the battle, and often wins, but still difficult to manage a business when you cannot make the decisions that need to be made on the personnel side.

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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Pre-bankruptcy = good, post-bankruptcy = VERY dissatisfied

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    Former Employee - Finance Manager  in  Detroit, MI (US)
    Former Employee - Finance Manager in Detroit, MI (US)

    I worked at General Motors full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    GM has some exceptionally bright people in its workforce.

    Cons

    GM's finance leadership and CEO are focused on stock prices and profitability and continue to show little interest in the core business. Because of this, GM continues to lose market share.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to balance all aspects of business and focus on more than just the bottom line. This did NOT work in the past and will NOT work going forward. The US taxpayers gave up a lot to keep GM afloat. Don't disappoint them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at General Motors

    Pros

    i havent found any pros

    Cons

    none of there vehicales are any good anymore

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    you guys need to make vehicles exactly like you did in the 90's i own a 1997 GMC with 300,000 miles with no parts replaced and i own a 2003 Chevrolet 2500HD its in perfect condition but its always in the shop and has every problem under the sun.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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