General Motors
3.3 of 5 782 reviews
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General Motors Reviews

Updated Apr 19, 2014
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3.3 782 reviews

                             

88% Approve of the CEO

General Motors CEO Mary Barra

Mary Barra

(51 ratings)

63% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsExperience of assembly processes and motivating team members

ConsNot being able to use my experience

Advice to Senior ManagementMy insight on manufacturing is a plus , and should be used to its fullest potential

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Fast paced.Can be too fast. There is a precarious balance between a mature product and a fast to market one.

Design Sculptor (Current Employee)
Warren, MI

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

ProsCreativity, great people, and challenging work. Good benefits, compensation, and it can be fun at times.

ConsBehind the times technologically, and a dismal work environment. Old facility, barren grounds, can make it feel like an abandoned campus.

Advice to Senior ManagementCertain environments stifle creativity, others promote it...its nothing new, hire a consultant.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at General Motors

Prospay and benefits. coworkers, Days off

ConsUnion atmosphere, long hours, safety atmosphere

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Co-op Student; Electrical Engineering

Co-Op Student (Current Employee)
Lansing, MI

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

ProsExcellent pay for a student (plus paid housing), real responsibilities and opportunities, great opportunities for networking, professional environment, and a phenomenal learning experience.

ConsI have no complaints yet. I know that people holding other positions all have things to say about union injustices, et cetera, but in my position my experience has been all good.

Advice to Senior ManagementTell me how I'm doing! As a student, I could use more feedback.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Get your foot in the door, Good company and Great Opportunities!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Warren, MI

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

ProsOffers many opportunities for change, good pay, and many benefits. Management is very helpful, and there are many great resources.

ConsMore opportunities for contract employees would be nice, other than that I am pleased.

Advice to Senior ManagementMore resources to assist contract employees wanting to make a move to "full" GM status.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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GM is awesome

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at General Motors full-time for more than a year

Prosthe management style is so refreshing, down to earth, respectful, and available if you need help. They leave you alone to do your work, trust their employees to do the job and reward them with freedom to do the job from anywhere.

Consthe change is constant, once you have the hang of what you are doing, it changes.

Advice to Senior Managementtake out the low level supervisors....making things worse

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good company with lots of opportunities

Human Resources Representative (Current Employee)
Detroit, MI

I have been working at General Motors full-time

ProsWide variety of career possibilities, excellent pay and benefits, fun products

ConsThe corporate culture can be a bit old-school

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to focus on defining who we are, what we build and how we work.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Blessed to be working for GM

Lab Technician (Current Employee)
Warren, MI

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

ProsIf you work hard, you add to your value.

ConsI can't think of any.

Advice to Senior ManagementYour veteran employees are worth their high salaries.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Amazing opportunity

Project Manager (Current Employee)
Detroit, MI

I have been working at General Motors full-time for more than a year

ProsMany open doors for advancement and constant learning opporutinties.

ConsA bit unorganized at times with poor load to resource balance.

Advice to Senior ManagementRefrain from increasing workload before ample resources are in place. Allow more time for training/certification.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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I love working for this company.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at General Motors

ProsThere is a since of American made spirit that quality is high priority.

ConsThere are not anything that I do not like about the company.

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