General Mills

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Solid Company

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Current Employee - Management  in  Minneapolis, MN
Current Employee - Management in Minneapolis, MN

Pros

* Competitive pay and very good benefits
* Pleasant working environment
* Training opportunities

Cons

* Evolving into a global company - good long term, but some disruption in the interim

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other reviews for General Mills

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    A company of professional, productive optimists

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst  in  Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Minneapolis, MN

    Pros

    Fearless "producer" mentality without a "boiler room" environment
    Very respectful of work style
    Sharp focus on getting things done through sustainable relationships
    Incredible facilities and benefits

    Cons

    "Kool Aid" culture; try to fit in or you won't be happy
    Entrepenurial: very little training
    Relationship-based: must build a network quickly
    Very rigid HR paths and new employee pipelines

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Loosen the reins on HR paths and allow more cross-functional moves and multi-level jumps, let the department heads and hiring managers dictate the hiring decision, pull HR back a little bit. (biased review)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    A family-oriented company that just needs to identify strong talent.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Operations Specialist  in  Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Account Operations Specialist in Minneapolis, MN

    Pros

    Great team environment, good compensation, good working environment.

    Cons

    Job lacks interesting characteristics, lack of opportunity for career growth. Felt trapped in my department silo with no chances in other areas.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Know and value your smart, motivated employees. Make sure employees have a clear career director or they will lose motivation and move on to other opportunities.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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