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Updated January 25, 2015
Updated January 25, 2015
2,799 Reviews
3.7
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GE Chairman & CEO Jeffrey R. Immelt
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Pros
  • Provides ample opportunity for growth in career , work -life balance is encouraged (in 142 reviews)

  • Lots of opportunities to advance if you're willing to move around a lot (in 60 reviews)


Cons
  • Also most of the people i know who work here don't have much work life balance (in 152 reviews)

  • Can be long hours but if you are good at planning your day, you will be more than fine (in 87 reviews)

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  1.  

    General Electric

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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

    I really love the job

    Cons

    I don't have anything to critique on.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    great place to work

    • 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

    Pros

    it is a pleasant atmosphere

    Cons

    your day starts really early

  3.  

    Fantastic Company

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GE full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    World Class team, yearly raises, matching 401k, excellent benefits, discounted purchases

    Cons

    No bonus unless executive, difficult to promote, easy to get lost in the crowd.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Spend more promoting top performers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great Company to work for

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

    I worked at GE

    Pros

    Lots of great thinkers at GE

    Cons

    Work life balance was a struggle sometimes

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Audit Staff - Associate

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Audit Staff in Fairfield, CT
    Current Employee - Audit Staff in Fairfield, CT

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

    Pros

    - Career acceleration within the company
    - Opportunity to work in different countries every 4 months
    - Different audit and project coverage every 4 months assignment
    - International experience in terms of audit/project coverage and team members

    Cons

    - Limited personal time available as you primary work in audit/project location with intense work demand

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    GE is amazing

    • 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 full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Geographical flexibility - you can work all over the world within one division. Industry Selection - GE competes in the Financial, Healthcare, Power Generation, Aviation, Consumer Products Industries. Amazing benefits, relative job security, average salary for the role and experience

    Cons

    Based on the role and level of experience, people report making higher salaries doing the same job at other companies.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Cutting edge technology research, excellent working environment

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GE

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, decent benefits, exciting work

    Cons

    Reserved work culture, don't drink the kool aid

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    IT Leader

    • 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 full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Ton of opportunities to grow

    Cons

    Recent past, corporate leadership is filled with people outside of IT.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value functional expertise.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Passionate and dedicated colleagues that are both extremely intelligent and focused on getting the job done.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Composites Manufacturing Engineer in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Composites Manufacturing Engineer in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at GE full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Status and company notability.
    Cutting edge technology.
    Great benefits and retirement planning.
    Corporate training repertoire and further education.

    Cons

    Large company and easy to get stuck in day to day activities.
    Many corporate policies in place that can slow down project efforts.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Product mgr

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at GE

    Pros

    Great company, great people, great experience.

    Cons

    My views are not shared by many in the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote more innovation leaders rather only execution oriented director types.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    GE Response

    Dec 30, 2014Recruiting Coordinator/ Talent Recruitment Social Media/ Event Planning

    Thank you for your review. We love the transparent feedback we receive on this site. We appreciate your advice on ways we can improve. Thank you!

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