General Mills Reviews

Updated 7 Jul 2020

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3.8
82%
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92%
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General Mills CEO Jeff Harmening
Jeff Harmening
287 Ratings
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  1. "Great fun place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Demand Planner 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at General Mills full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun place to work, quick career progression with gym and cafe on site

    Cons

    whilst quick career progression is good, there are continual gaps in teams

  2. "Excellent work place"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - National Account Manager in Uxbridge, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Mills full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Training Management On site facilities Strong team ethic

    Cons

    Volume of meetings Hard to get used to the spread of teams to inter grate with

  3. "Best place to work"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance, very flexible

    Cons

    At times, it could be very difficult to work with the line Manager,.

  4. "Good culture. Losing its way."

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly environment. Track record of growth Good brands.

    Cons

    Too many big decisions taken regionally. Becoming very ivory tower. Losing touch with UK shopper & consumer. Weak innovation. Slow to adapt to new trends.

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  5. "Great people, workplace is OK"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Uxbridge, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Mills full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fantastic team and a mostly young and dynamic workforce, flexible hours

    Cons

    low year on year salary increases, tight budgetary constraints, small and lean teams = long hours

  6. "National Account Manager"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at General Mills

    Pros

    Strong Brands Lots of Experience to gain

    Cons

    Poor Management Cut throat environment

  7. "Good company to work with"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    Strong emphasis on ethics and diversity.

    Cons

    Somewhat sedate, may have recently lost its way. Watch this space

  8. "The company that put #Workdifferently into practice"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    - Amazing opportunities if you're willing to put the work in. - Work/Reward balance is great.

    Cons

    - Company and team are slow to evolve.

  9. "Good business"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Mills

    Pros

    Has a small company family feel even though it is large.

    Cons

    Not yet operating as a true global business and has some big strategic challenges on its yoghurt business

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    "All round great experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Mills full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - great work perks - great salary - flexi hours

    Cons

    - work culture can be challenging

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