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GM - the story of the perfect love hate relationship

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at General Motors

Pros

GM can be a great place to work with unique opportunities, creative design problems, wonderful people, and a good balance of work to life. Most mid level management are good people to work for in your functional area. Salary is typically good to better than most, and the benefits are top notch as they have always been.

Cons

The bureaucracy in product development rivals the government. The rigidness to standards and procedures can be overwhelming. The manufacturing side of engineering whines more than a motor with a bad bearing. Most manufacturing/assembly personnel are very unwilling to try anything new or push the envelope. Most of upper level management is out of touch with what is really going on in the new programs. There is little to no opportunity for advancement unless you find it yourself - and even the HR and management will tell you that as well.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Promote those who deserve it, not those who kiss ass and ask for it.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1.  

    Bit over worked at the end before retiring

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    Current Employee - Maintenance Supervisor in St. Catharines, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Maintenance Supervisor in St. Catharines, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at General Motors full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    lots of money and overtime.....................

    Cons

    too many useless people not contributing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    try to do what you want the 6 level supervisors to do

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great company and great salary and support

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineer in Texas, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Engineer in Texas, GA (US)

    I worked at General Motors full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good benefits and support for employees

    Cons

    Management is distant and needs to be more involved

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get more involved in things.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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