GE Capital

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serious work, poor outlook

Former Intern - Analyst in Los Angeles, CA
Former Intern - Analyst in Los Angeles, CA

I worked at GE Capital as an intern (less than a year)

Pros

strong culture within the whole company

Cons

blinded by beauracracy,drop in the bucket

Advice to ManagementAdvice

nice.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    More layoffs this year and next

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Analysis in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Analysis in Stamford, CT

    I worked at GE Capital full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lots of job openings as people leave and costs are cut.

    Cons

    Products are disappearing as well as inv teams (commodities). Sales down to 2 from 11.
    Asia and Europe are gone. Looks like an insurance buyout for the plan coming soon.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Marketing and product development are disfunctional. Replace them if anyone will take the risk.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Mediocre at best.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at GE Capital full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Long business history, standard benefits package, standard vacation policy.
    Employee discounts, sufficient work environment. Office locations are easy to commute from suburban locations.

    Cons

    Complacency is consistent throughout the organization. Managers don't manage, they micromanage. There are no opportunities for growth unless you came in fresh from college. Experienced hires aren't appreciated for their knowledge, they're just micromanaged along with the rest. No opportunity to prove your worth. Ridiculous levels of bureaucracy for the simplest of requests. Long timers with bad attitudes just coast through the work day. They're not held accountable and usually pass the blame for their mistakes. And the most curious trait among the managers is really poor business etiquette (always late for meetings or they just don't come to the meeting, no appreciation for time limits, invasion of personal "cube" space, talking to you while you're on the phone) and the list goes on. I wish someone had posted this much detailed information before I accepted the offer. I would have selected my second offer. Hope this helps someone.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remove the numerous levels of management and allow employees to show what they can contribute. Micromanagement is mismanagement. This style of managing is consistent within the company and not conducive to good morale. There are some that may prefer this type of management, but do you really want them as employees?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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