General Motors (GM) Reviews

Updated 5 Aug 2020

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3.6
68%
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70%
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General Motors (GM) CEO Mary Barra
Mary Barra
2,152 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great focus on work life balance(in 412 reviews)

  • "Time flexibility, good pay, working on new architecture(in 254 reviews)

Cons
  • "work/life balance skews towards work(in 154 reviews)

  • "Occasionally has long hours depending on issues or upcoming design reviews(in 125 reviews)

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  1. "General Motors"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director Portfolio Strategy in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at General Motors (GM) full-time

    Pros

    Great dynamic company and culture.

    Cons

    None of note at this time.

  2. "Engineering leaving Australia"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Integration Engineer in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    One of the best automotive engineering jobs in the world with a fantastic team I will miss greatly

    Cons

    General Motors ran the Holden brand into the ground and gave up on developing appropriate right hand drive products for Australia resulting in GM leaving the country (apart from a few tiny volume niche products)

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  3. "Great People to work with"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Designer in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Motors (GM) full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexible Hours, good for work life balance

    Cons

    Business driven by the shareholders.

  4. "Best job I've ever had"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Great team environment to work in

    Cons

    Work can be cyclical with ups and downs

  5. "ljefjekfj3rj"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Hekhe 

    I worked at General Motors (GM) part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    really good for career development

    Cons

    management needs to improve badly

  6. "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Motors (GM) full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Friendly team and passionate about product

    Cons

    Long hours with us team

  7. "If you have nothing good to say...."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Regional Operations Manager in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at General Motors (GM) full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    It paid me on time.

    Cons

    No loyalty to employees when deciding to reduce headcount, which is only done as a temp fix to reduce expense to meet senior management financial targets and associated management performance bonuses.

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  8. "Good Employer"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Motors (GM) full-time

    Pros

    Great roles and fun environment. Would still be there if there wasn't a business decline. Role autonomy and flexibility.

    Cons

    Intern program focus needs to focus on functions not just fun

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  9. "Nice culture"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Consultant in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very organised. Builds cool concept vehicles. Open for innovation.

    Cons

    IT is a bit restrictive to the level of slowing down work.

  10. "Love the team"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Motors (GM) full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    I really enjoy working with my team in GM - smart, energetic, fun and hardworking people that I felt connection with

    Cons

    With the restructuring in the international region, moral is very low in this part of world

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    February 12, 2018Social Media & Video

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