General Motors
3.3 of 5 777 reviews
www.gm.com Detroit, MI 5000+ Employees

General Motors Reviews

Updated Apr 15, 2014
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3.3 777 reviews

                             

90% Approve of the CEO

General Motors CEO Mary Barra

Mary Barra

(48 ratings)

63% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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learned many aspects of automotive industry. tow motor team leader, inspection and classes in team leadership.

Team Leader (Former Employee)
Indianapolis, IN

I worked at General Motors full-time for more than 8 years

Prosgreat place to work, the people were great. the training was top notch.

Consdriving 140 miles away was difficult, but enjoyed the work. plant closed in 2009 !

Advice to Senior Managementthe benefits of working for this company are second to none. my personal growth as a person was so much bettered by the training i received !

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

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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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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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A decent company, but....

Area Manager (Former Employee)
Washington, DC

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

ProsStability, good benefits, adequate vacation time.

ConsNo upside in pay based on performance. If you exceed your targets, you should be compensated accordingly. Since this doesn't happen, it leads to a "just good enough" mentality day to day.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your Field employees and your Dealer Retail partners. Get out of Central Office and see what really happens at the Dealer/customer level.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I love the General Motors

Materials Supervisor (Former Employee)
Detroit, MI

I worked at General Motors full-time for more than 5 years

ProsExcellent pay and hours are realistic

ConsIt's an early start job so you have to be able to wake up around 4:00- 5:00am

Advice to Senior ManagementNone, you're doing a fine job!

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

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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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Overall, a great place to work.

Manufacturing Engineer (Former Employee)
Warren, MI

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

ProsAs an engineer, you have many opportunities to work on numerous types of projects - a huge plus! I have worked for the company for over 10 years and never got bored. Have worked on projects that have lasted for over 1 year, and one that lasted only 4 months.

ConsPart of my time was spent at an assembly plant. Much more intense and stressful (but also a little more satisfying to see your projects in action).

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

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it is great experience I wood like to do

On the Line (Former Employee)
Kansas City, KS

I worked at General Motors full-time for less than a year

Prosgood benefit in good pay in there r good people to work with.

Consjust the long hour that u have to put in

Advice to Senior Managementreal easy to get a long with

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Exciting and challenging work where talent is recognized and rewarded

Assistant Director (Current Employee)
Detroit, MI

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

ProsCompany is growing again around the world. Lots of opportunities to shape the future of personal mobility. Great intellectual challenges. Good work-life balance. Easy to move between functions and often regions.

ConsCyclical, highly competitive industry that is also highly visible and regulated. Lower margins than some other companies and profit centers narrow. Still some scars from bankruptcy.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep remembering how lucky we are.

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

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Great momentum, lots of opportunities.

Senior Design Engineer (Current Employee)
Warren, MI

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

ProsCompany is currently going through great times, future looks good.

ConsAuto industry is no longer solid as it used to be

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

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