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Great company, great people

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Former Intern - Commodities Sourcing Intern in Minneapolis, MN
Former Intern - Commodities Sourcing Intern in Minneapolis, MN

I worked at General Mills as an intern (less than a year)

Pros

genuinely good people
culture is great
people are extremely smart (much more so than i expected0
competitive pay

Cons

If you are there for over 5 years, it typically means you are going to be a lifer (maybe be pro or con depending on what you want)
Nothing really other than that, its a great place to be, especially if you are older and want good balance

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  1. Highly talented global marketing team

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    Former Employee - Associate Marketing Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Associate Marketing Manager in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at General Mills full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Exciting brands: worked on Haagen Dazs international brand, great project, and was able to create a difference for the brand and the international team. Growing company: company is very US centric still, and needs to invest in high growth developing markets. team had good marketing expertise. Excellent work experience in company global head office in Minneapolis

    Cons

    lack of team support. Structure of international team still needed to be optimized. Very different experience and team feel in London Office vs. Minneapolis. Experience neeeds to be standardized across different geographical locations

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  2. Great people, great IT work at a company that values work/life balance

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at General Mills full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - most people working there are smart and helpful
    - company values work/life balance and (at least in IT) schedules are very flexible: more about your results rather than the time you spend in the office
    - great benefits
    - diversity is valued
    - very nurturing culture

    Cons

    - sometimes slow-moving as is typical for a large company
    - minneapolis can be a challenge in the winter
    - your impact is sometimes lost in such a big company

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