General Mills

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General Mills is staffed with amazing people.

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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 (more than 3 years)

Pros

Your cross-functional team is stacked with smart, dedicated, hard-working people. It's also fun to work in food, since everyone has to eat! And if you want to learn how to be a brand manager, this is the place to do it.

Cons

Time to promotion is very slow. Leadership doesn't communicate key decisions in a clear or timely manner. There isn't a huge tolerance for risk taking or new thinking.

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Share the pain when making tough decisions. Those who are responsible for poor decisions should be held accountable, not protected.

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Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Great company, great people

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

    I worked at General Mills as an intern (less than an 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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    Approves of CEO
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    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 an 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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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