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New benefits are not very good or competetive.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at GE

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Great co-workers, great training programs. You learn a lot.

Cons

Long hours. Very political. No real leadership direction. New benefits package stinks.

Advice to Management

Listen to your workers. Some people have great ideas! Engage the team and value your workers. Listen to your customers. If you take care of those 2 things, the company will do great.

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  1. GE Security is a fraction of what it could be

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Arden Hills, MN
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Arden Hills, MN

    I worked at GE

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The company has great compensation. Working for GE is currently looked at as being a positive when trying to find a new job.

    Cons

    Instead of trying to grow most of the aquasitions, GE consistantly focuses on making profit by cutting the bottom line. They constantly look for cheaper ways to build product. While this basic idea is not a bad thing, their presure to do this is extreme. After some time, the quality goes.

    Their employees are only numbers to them. Their basic policy is to force out 10% every year. They do this by forcing managers to put 10% of their people into a catagory indicating they are sub-par. This should be based on the managers opinion, not some moron in Bradenton!!!

    Advice to Management

    1) Listen to your people. I mean the workers, not managers.
    2) Think further out than next quarter. Every year, management says the are going to do this, but it does not happen.
    3) Listen to your customers. Not just the largest 2 of them.

  2. Looks Good on the Resume, but ... No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

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    Former Employee - Human Resources in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Houston, TX

    I worked at GE

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Many opportunities to move within the company.
    Nice name recognition for your resume.
    They like to hire former military.
    There can be some good training ooportunities.
    Some good perks if your lucky.

    Cons

    Seem to always meet cost targets by cutting headcount.
    Sometimes too bureaucratic to get anything done.
    Long hours are unwritten rule. (Get to work before your boss/manager, and don't leave before they do!)
    They talk about work/life balance, but that is just a program.
    The almighty dollar is king- stock price is the golden idol.
    Some people horde information, to ensure job security... makes it harder for the rest of us to do our jobs.

    Advice to Management

    Don't always cut costs through headcount reduction. Don't "spread the Wealth" making all business units take the same cost cutting actions- reward the better performing ones by not hammering them so hard, and squeeze the laggards harder... it is demoralizing when "No good deed goes unpunished!"

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