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General Motors (GM) Reviews

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General Motors (GM) CEO Mary Barra
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  • "Work/Life balance issues requiring consistent 50-60 hour weeks to meet the demands of the job(in 131 reviews)

  • "Be prepared for the possibility of regularly working long hours as well as some stress to keep your head above water(in 104 reviews)

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  1. "EXCEL program"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Motors (GM) full-time

    Pros

    really rewarding project to work on.

    Cons

    there will be overtime work sometimes

    General Motors (GM)2018-01-22

    General Motors (GM) Response

    February 13, 2018Social Media & Video

    We hope you enjoyed your internship experience. Thanks for the feedback.

  2. "Product Manager"

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    Current Employee - Product Manager 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Motors (GM) full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    People are friendly and want to help. Many are passionate about what they do. You work on building real products that have an impact in your customer's lives. It's a changing and exciting field to be in right now. The company is trying to do the right thing, think about climate, electrification, urban mobility, innovate. Unfortunately, the way the organization is built/run makes it so that big changes or innovations...

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    Cons

    Work life balance is culturally expected but not always respected. Your direct supervisor may or may not support it and most experience it differently depending on the team they are on (like most jobs). Lack of accountability in the form of email creep and people bringing in others to answer questions or confirm answers they should/could answer themselves. Most workers view this as being helpful, and it can be as it's...

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    Advice to Management

    Support your staff and allow them to take ownership. Try strategies and give them time to succeed or fail. Study failures and apply those lessons before just trying a new thing. The results will be more engaged, happy and responsible workers, who take pride in their work and in the company they serve.

    General Motors (GM)2019-03-28
  3. "Graduate IT Business Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Motors (GM) full-time

    Pros

    Good level of responsibility given.

    Cons

    Not much room for progression

    General Motors (GM)2019-03-06
  4. "Great company"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

      I worked at General Motors (GM) full-time

      Pros

      innovative, great environment, nice colleagues

      Cons

      hours, flexibility, HR, lack of progression

      General Motors (GM)2018-06-19
    • "Good placement programme"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at General Motors (GM) full-time

      Pros

      Good environment and people Worked on global/regional projects

      Cons

      Future opportunities could be better

      General Motors (GM)2017-11-21

      General Motors (GM) Response

      February 12, 2018Social Media & Video

      Thank you for leaving us a review.

    • "Quality Engineer"

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      Current Employee - Quality Engineer 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at General Motors (GM) full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      A great oppurtunity to learn, get familiar with the process of launching a new car regarding design, build and sell.

      Cons

      Long working hours, high pressure to meet launch deadlines

      General Motors (GM)2017-04-30

      General Motors (GM) Response

      January 9, 2018Social Media & Video

      We appreciate your insight and comments about work/life balance. Please chat with your direct supervisor and focus on how you can maintain a more equal balance. Thanks!

    • "The robots place, treaded like a number."

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      Current Employee - Customer Advisor Consultant in Luton, East of England, England
      Doesn't Recommend
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at General Motors (GM) for less than a year

      Pros

      Big company, good values, multilingual place, flexible workplace, many short brakes, normal working hours.

      Cons

      Low salary, HR very very poor

      General Motors (GM)2017-03-27

      General Motors (GM) Response

      January 9, 2018Social Media & Video

      We appreciate your feedback, thank you.

    • "Great experience"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at General Motors (GM) full-time

        Pros

        technical acknowledge, parts, logistic and people

        Cons

        managment, usefull process, benefits, schedule

        General Motors (GM)2017-02-27

        General Motors (GM) Response

        January 9, 2018Social Media & Video

        We're glad to hear you've been able to learn from your coworkers!

      • "Great company to work with"

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        Current Employee - Consultant in Bristol, England
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        No Opinion of CEO

        I have been working at General Motors (GM) full-time for less than a year

        Pros

        understand work/life balance yet strive for high expectations

        Cons

        Very busy company so often lots of different jobs to do

        Advice to Management

        Keep doing what you're doing

        General Motors (GM)2017-01-30

        General Motors (GM) Response

        January 9, 2018Social Media & Video

        Thanks for the feedback and comments about work/life balance.

      • "Good times, bad times"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook

        I worked at General Motors (GM) full-time

        Pros

        Good salary, nice benefits, good co-workers, good social life

        Cons

        Hard to get to on public transport

        General Motors (GM)2016-09-23
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