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GM Holden Reviews

Updated 31 January 2019
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  • "low pay and minimal staff benefits" (in 2 reviews)

  • "Economic factors closed manufacturing in Australia" (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Adelaide
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Adelaide
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GM Holden full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people focussed culture. Great Employee engagement

    Cons

    Economic factors closed manufacturing in Australia

    Advice to Management

    Continue to focus on people.


  2. "Good entry career with lots of accountability"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GM Holden full-time

    Pros

    I enjoyed my time at Holden. I was a second year intern. My time here has really opened up doors for me but it was of course due to my role and tasks given. There was also significant stakeholder engagement which really broadens your scope of what operations are like in different areas of the company.

    - Flexibility
    - Trying new cars and competitors
    - Taking a car home to drive
    - Gym
    - Lots of food in the kitchen
    - Pilates / yoga / meditation program
    - F45 paid program 10 week challenge

    Cons

    - Salary
    - Office environment was dull due to nature of the organisation

  3. "Senior Project Manger"

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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GM Holden full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Skills & safety focus, flexible workplace, bonus scheme

    Cons

    Job Security and future employment

    Advice to Management

    Consistent product in the market place over the long-term is critical.


  4. "Great place to work at"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at GM Holden full-time

    Pros

    Great culture really enjoyed it

    Cons

    It was a great place to work


  5. "Ok workplace"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at GM Holden full-time

    Pros

    Employees are friendly and the only posotive.

    Cons

    Leadership team dont care about the majority of employees.


  6. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Quality Engineer Trainee in Adelaide
    Former Employee - Quality Engineer Trainee in Adelaide

    I worked at GM Holden full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great environment, nice people...and nice cars

    Cons

    Not anymore in Adelaide, Australia..


  7. "Senior Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Port Melbourne
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Port Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GM Holden full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    flextime, interesting workplace, meaningful work, great people

    Cons

    future instability, frequent redundancies, frequent change of directions

  8. "Long career"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne

    Pros

    Good team environment on a mission

    Cons

    A brand on the slide

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your people


  9. "Graduate program"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GM Holden full-time

    Pros

    Good exposure to senior management.

    Cons

    Not enough pathways for grads to continue on with the company.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on creating positions for grads to aspire to within the company.


  10. "Excellent Culture and Interesting Work"

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    Current Employee - Engineering Intern
    Current Employee - Engineering Intern

    I have been working at GM Holden full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The people here are very nice and encouraging. Amazing culture with lots of social activities, gym onsite, ability to lease a car. The engineering work I did as an intern was interesting and challenging

    Cons

    Not too many engineering jobs left in Australia