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GE Reviews

Updated August 26, 2014
Updated August 26, 2014
2,459 Reviews

3.7
2,459 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Provides ample opportunity for growth in career , work -life balance is encouraged (in 123 reviews)

  • Lots of opportunities to advance if you're willing to move around a lot (in 55 reviews)


Cons
  • Also most of the people i know who work here don't have much work life balance (in 132 reviews)

  • Can be long hours but if you are good at planning your day, you will be more than fine (in 76 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great place to work

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

    I have been working at GE full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    GE has enormous growth potential for anyone who has innovative ideas for growth and simplification. Flexible work arrangements are available if approved by your manager.

    Cons

    In some cases depending on the project longer hours may be required of course you do have the ability to log on from home if you are a parent of younger children.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Awesome company with very driven employees and opportunities to excel.

    Former Employee - Marketing Analyst  in  Kansas City, KS
    Former Employee - Marketing Analyst in Kansas City, KS

    I worked at GE full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay. Good colleagues. Good training. Good benefits

    Cons

    The expectations are very high. You have to work hard every day at everything you do. You do have to be careful to not loose your work life balance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work life balance is easy to loose...sadly

  3.  

    Good experience

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

    I worked at GE

    Pros

    Good benefits, facilities, HR, and professional mobility. New job every 3 years.

    Cons

    Old boys club, rigid culture, lots of people drinking GE Kool-aid

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    GE is a great organization

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Team Leader  in  Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at GE full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    GE is a great organization to work with. They have world renown leadership programs that greatly benefit employees. A company with great reputation and integrity.

    Cons

    Nothing as such to share.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    lots of opportunity

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

    I worked at GE full-time

    Pros

    GE has a great learning environment

    Cons

    The ongoing restructuring can be distracting

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    GE Response

    Aug 19, 2014Recruitment Marketing Leader

    Thank you for your review! We know the big company feel is something we always need to work on. There are so many moving parts! Feedback like this helps us to see transparent feedback from our ... More

  7.  

    excellent

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

    I have been working at GE as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    everyone is friendly theres not alot of stress

    Cons

    its a contrat position not a full time

    GE Response

    Aug 19, 2014Recruitment Marketing Leader

    Thank you for your review! We love the transparent feedback we receive on this site. Thank you for taking the time.

  8.  

    very good.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Buniness Development Manager  in  Costa Mesa, CA
    Current Employee - Buniness Development Manager in Costa Mesa, CA

    I have been working at GE as a contractor

    Pros

    salary and they treat people good.

    Cons

    Big company means slow moving changes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    GE Response

    Aug 19, 2014Recruitment Marketing Leader

    Thank you so much for your response and feedback. We are always looking to be better and websites like this help us greatly! Thank you!

  9.  

    You truly learn why "GE Works" and see "imagination at work."

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at GE

    Pros

    Lots of support, people are willing to help you with whatever you need. Provides interns with everything he/she need. Treats each intern as a full time employee.

    Cons

    bureaucracy is evident in the company.

    GE Response

    Aug 19, 2014Recruitment Marketing Leader

    Thank you so much for your review. Glassdoor is allowing us to see a transparent platform for feedback on how we can always improve GE. We appreciate your review. We are always striving to make a ... More

  10.  

    Best company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead Engineer/Technologist  in  Schenectady, NY
    Current Employee - Lead Engineer/Technologist in Schenectady, NY

    I have been working at GE full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work Culture, Growth opportunity, Retirement packages, benefits

    Cons

    Little low salary than standard,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    GE Response

    Aug 19, 2014Recruitment Marketing Leader

    Thank you for your review. We are always looking to make GE better that is why we love Glassdoor. We can see what we are doing right and what we still need to work on. Thank you for your time!

  11.  

    They have always been very helpful

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GE

    Pros

    Great company with benefits to enjoy

    Cons

    the drive can be challanging

    GE Response

    Aug 19, 2014Recruitment Marketing Leader

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate all feedback to hopefully always improve our company.

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