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Updated 23 June 2018
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  1. "Good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GE full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Plenty to learn within the business and from other departments
    Encouraged to contribute to the business and rewarded for going above and beyond.

    Cons

    Tasks can take a long time to complete due to multiple processes

    Advice to Management

    Slow down the changes to the organisational structure and business systems.


  2. "Great Place to work !"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GE full-time

    Pros

    True innovation in IIOT space

    Cons

    Not for people looking for stability and structure

  3. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GE full-time

    Pros

    Friendly staff, good work-life balance, nice hours

    Cons

    Incredibly busy and lots of pressure


  4. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good place to work as contractor

    Cons

    Nothing negative to say about GE


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Undergoing a lot of changes"

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    Current Employee - Partner Development Manager - EMEA in London, England
    Current Employee - Partner Development Manager - EMEA in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GE full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Big company, massive install base

    Cons

    Unsafe career-wise as it's unclear where the company is heading

    Advice to Management

    Don't think people cannot read through the corporate BS

    GE Response

    11 Jun 2018 – Talent - Events & Pipeling

    We sure are going through a lot of change. Sounds like we need to communicate better with you, thanks for letting us know, as we always want to continue to improve.


  6. "GE"

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

    I have been working at GE full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    great flexibility of working time, work life balance

    Cons

    quite limited career opportunities

    Advice to Management

    clarity about vision

    GE Response

    11 Jun 2018 – Talent - Events & Pipeling

    We have been improving work life balance so its great to hear you agree. Sorry to hear about the career opportunities, make sure you are chatting with your manager and HR to see what else you can do... More


  7. "Finance manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GE full-time

    Pros

    Good salary, international work environment

    Cons

    High peak load in quarter close

    GE Response

    13 Jun 2018

    Thank you for your feedback!

  8. "Mechanical Engineering Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GE full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent company to gain first experience in due to the size and scale.

    Cons

    Limited opportunities after internship, but leadership programs are excellent.

    GE Response

    13 Jun 2018

    Thank you for your feedback. For more information about our leadership program opportunities, please see https://www.ge.com/careers/students. As an intern we hope you'll apply!


  9. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Birmingham, England
    Current Employee - Engineer in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GE full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Company. Positive people.

    Cons

    None come to mind that are significant to share

    GE Response

    13 Jun 2018

    Thank you for your feedback!


  10. "review"

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    Current Employee - LCS Manager in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Current Employee - LCS Manager in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GE full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Interesting products, technology and customers

    Cons

    Massive hierarchical behemoth. Regular pay freezes.

    Advice to Management

    Try caring for your staff.

    GE Response

    13 Jun 2018

    We do our best to care for our staff but recognize that in a matrixed organization GE isn't for everybody. Thanks for your feedback!


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