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GE Capital Reviews

Updated 22 Mar 2020

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3.7
77%
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GE Capital Chairman & CEO Richard Laxer (no image)
Richard Laxer
112 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work-life balance (although there's a lot of working "off-hours", you can work from home any time)(in 162 reviews)

  • "Benefits are Excellent, Relaxed Work Environment(in 75 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/life balance can be challenging to manage to meet deadlines by senior leadership(in 59 reviews)

  • "long hours, they should allow flexi time(in 30 reviews)

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  1. "researcher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GE Capital full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good,best, great place to work

    Cons

    great working environment and many freebies

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    GE Capital2019-05-15
  2. "Great job"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Leeds, England

    I worked at GE Capital full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, mobile working

    Cons

    Favoritism to GE graduates, too much PowerPoint

    GE Capital2020-03-22
  3. "Challenging, but rewarding"

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Endless opportunities for the right person, global company, clear structure and strategy, plenty of development possibilities for the "boundryless" operator

    Cons

    Very big and impersonal, needs to be the right person to fit in, ideally a Yes man/woman with ideas, but if you can deal with this, go for it.

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    GE Capital2020-01-15
  4. "Risk Management Program"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Student 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good overview of the risk management responsibilities

    Cons

    Complex organisational structure Too big No possibilities to choose assignments

    GE Capital2019-05-22
  5. "Overall excellent"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Watford, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Brilliant training programmes, and a lot of money invested in employee development

    Cons

    No real cons other than salary was low in comparison to competitors

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    GE Capital2019-05-01
  6. "Inside Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time

    Pros

    Great employee benefits. Feel well valued.

    Cons

    Some long processes that slow down/hinder sales

    GE Capital2019-04-23
  7. "Best training and employee support through wind-down"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time

    Pros

    wealth of career and development opportunities available and created for hard working and talented staff. Values and culture based around integrity and merit. GE Capital had a truly diverse workforce and saw the value of this way before many of their FS peers

    Cons

    Top management made some decisions that now look questionable in hindsight, GE Capital is a shadow of what is once was and GE company is still in 'turnaround'.

    GE Capital2019-03-04
  8. "Project Manager"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GE Capital full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work, focused on people development and helping progress your career

    Cons

    GEis not doing g very well currently

    GE Capital2019-01-21
  9. "Great opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time

    Pros

    Great opportunities to learn and develop through wide variety of on the job experiences. Can do collaborative and professional culture.

    Cons

    Typical large corporate over proliferation of meetings where value limited to ~25% of the meeting time & participants + over use of power pt!

    GE Capital2018-11-02
  10. "Loved it!"

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    Finance Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Benefits Culture Promote Learning Easy to move around

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    GE Capital2018-10-05
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