General Mills Reviews

Updated 12 May 2021

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4.2
87%
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General Mills CEO Jeff Harmening
Jeff Harmening
476 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work life balance is the best perk(in 382 reviews)

  • "All-around great people and company(in 126 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "The average amount of politics, not the best health insurance, inconsistent work-life balance in certain roles(in 104 reviews)

  • "Slow in decision making process(in 58 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great employer

      10 Apr 2021 - Brand Marketing Intern in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      flexible working from home, lovely colleagues

      Cons

      Office is far out of central London

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Solid learning but bureaucratic

      20 Apr 2021 - Brand Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great brands and experiences working across categories.

      Cons

      Development opportunities are few and far between. Office is far from central London and not in a particularly inspiring location.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great employee welfare and grocery led plans

      12 Feb 2021 - Account Manager in Uxbridge, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Great brands, getting better with marketing activities and NPD - Employee welfare is way up on the priority list - Access to training courses and development content - Approachable leadership team - Great packages and employee benefits schemes

      Cons

      - Can be slow to react, often due to supply constraints - Relatively flat structure makes it difficult to progress and gain management experience - They don't yet have a channel strategy outside of grocery - Too much emphasis on development plans vs performance at promotion opportunities

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great company

      1 Mar 2021 - Managing Director in Marlow, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Entrepreneurial small company where your results are recognised

      Cons

      None that I can think of

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good company

      7 Apr 2021 - Logistics Planner in Uxbridge, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people to work with.

      Cons

      Changing times, bigger company more graduate focused.

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great people held back by ivory tower European control centre.

      20 Feb 2021 - National Account Manager in Uxbridge, England, England
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      Pros

      Great Culture, brands, teamwork. Good balance of commitment & fun.

      Cons

      Politics with head office and European innovation centre

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company

      1 Mar 2021 - Business Account Manager in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Inclusive and really into developing their people

      Cons

      Nothing negative coming to mind

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      18 Feb 2021 - Sales Finance Partner in Uxbridge, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing people, friendly atmosphere, genuine care for people development

      Cons

      Slow to react, hierarchical structure make progress difficult without leaving uk

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great company

      10 Mar 2021 - Senior Manager in Uxbridge, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place to work. Flexible work from home scheme.

      Cons

      Office is Far from Central London, not centrally located

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Place to Work!

      4 Jan 2021 - Digital Editorial Manager in Uxbridge, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Future looking, great work/life balance, lots of opportunity.

      Cons

      None at all, it's a great place to work!

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