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A warm and collaborative culture with a very family-oriented feel

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at General Mills full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

There is a lot of industry best practices to be learned here. The company is steady and stable, and benefits are great.

Cons

There is little upward mobility.

Other Employee Reviews for General Mills

  1. Doesn't live up to the recruiting pitch

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work life balance Pension (for those who still have it) Rotational opportunities

    Cons

    Salary not as competitive in functions outside of marketing Losing talented people Focus on results not relationships

    Advice to Management

    Recruiting efforts need to be boosted. Outside of the marketing, the company seems to be losing to win over talented individuals and is settling for the local population from unknown institutions. I would advise that the company get back to hiring talent and not basing hiring decisions on 1. Do they like Minnesota? 2. Are they Minnesota nice? 3. Can they build relationships?


  2. Great Learning in FMCG & Marketing (even for a Finance guy),

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Mills full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Strong marketing knowledge and consumer orientation Great career opportunities Competitive compensation

    Cons

    Politics play high Relationships are superficial and it's hard to read people's real thinking Senior management doesn't get to details

    Advice to Management

    Would you want to change the culture toward a more straightforward approach like the east side cost style?


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