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General Motors Reviews

Updated 25 January 2015
Updated 25 January 2015
1,040 Reviews
3.5
1,040 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work life Balance, excellent colleagues to work with very professional (in 60 reviews)

  • Salary employees are treated very well, good pay and benefits, great work environment (in 32 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance can be a challenge working in a global company (in 25 reviews)

  • Significance of work sometimes requires long hours (in 26 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - RA Coordinator in Sydney
    Former Employee - RA Coordinator in Sydney

    I worked at General Motors

    Pros

    Great benefits
    Work/life blaance
    sustainable company
    large product range
    good team work
    good managerial skills

    Cons

    HR failed to evaluate what my goals were and failed to provide the right kind of support in reaching it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to check with employees about their career path rather than just assuming.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Extremely Satisfied.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Motors

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great benefits, profit sharing, career development.

    Cons

    Sometimes things are hectic in a fast pace environment.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    It is great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at General Motors

    Pros

    People are great and wonderful benefit.
    You can enjoy your job the most in there

    Cons

    Too big company and everything is not done as you want.
    So many procedures..

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Was great.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Love it

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Motors

    Pros

    Love working for a family owned dealership in Thorson Motor Center. Great hours, pay and co-workers.

    Cons

    Tough to make a lot of money selling cars.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None for the time being

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good company Great people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Buyer in Warren, MI (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Buyer in Warren, MI (US)

    I have been working at General Motors

    Pros

    Great people, work day flexibility, wonderful vacation days. The company has recognized that career development is important and has initiated new programs to assist employees.

    Cons

    It's easy to get stuck in certain roles especially if you perform well and others don't have those skills.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get to know your employees. Learn their talents, skills and career aspirations. Manage the organization's goals along with employeesx goals.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Java Developer in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Java Developer in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I worked at General Motors

    Pros

    People are great and very supportive

    Cons

    None that I can think

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    A good place to work, very fluid environment with opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I have been working at General Motors

    Pros

    Good company with new products that are changing the image of GM. Very good benefits.

    Cons

    There is a lot of change occurring rapidly and ambiguity, which can make it challenging for someone not used to working in a large global IT shop.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reign in the span of control.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Finally

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Motors

    Pros

    The pay is amazing.... Yes

    Cons

    Took forever to get put on

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I haven't been there that long

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Job Review

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Motors

    Pros

    Good office culture, great compensation.

    Cons

    Training is minimal for a new hire.

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