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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Niskayuna, NY (US)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Niskayuna, NY (US)

I have been working at GE

Pros

In general management is very good. There are a lot of training opportunities within the company for individual contributors. Pay seems ok.

Cons

Offshore IT folks are a disaster, GE gets the cheapest offshore folks they can, projects often take 10 times the time they should. Healthcare benifits are really poor for a large company having a baby is very expensive.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Fix the IT software development processes. In my experience this is more a matter of getting the right peopel then new initiaves. Reduce the buerarcracy

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    Awesome!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GE

    Pros

    Career development opportunities are limitless
    Truly a place where working hard gets results
    Everyone is able to have a voice - you speak up, people listen
    The company feels safe - in the economic turmoil that is important
    Investment in you as a person is good, what is available to you is not limited by your position
    Communication is good, there are so many different ways to hear what is going on

    Cons

    Sometimes it doesn't seem like performance management is tough enough - some people seem to get away with things for too long

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep going, keep listening, keep taking notice of what people are saying
    Keep meritocracy in your minds at all times - that is what has made GE successful for so long
    Never forget that it's the employees who make the place great

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    Great place to work! Highly recommend it.

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GE

    Pros

    Seasoned management. Great people. Walks the talk. Exposed and enacted values align very well.
    Great culture. Very good benefits. Overall, great company to work for.

    Cons

    Great benefits overall. However, healthcare benefits are not the best. New employees currently get only 2 weeks vacation. However, this is changing from 2012 onwards. It us going to be 3 weeks from 2012 onwards.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to be little bit more aggressive in entering new markets. GE should continue to innovative to stay ahead of the competition. I would like see some more breakthroughs from GE.

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