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Truly a Company of Champions

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN

I worked at General Mills full-time (More than 10 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

- IT talent is among the best I've seen
- For the most part, Managers are chosen thoughtfully and trained well
- Compensation and Benefit plans are appropriate for a Fortune 500 Company

Cons

- Some managers have no idea who in their organization actually gets the work done, and repeatedly rewards the wrong employees

Advice to Management

My advice to current managers is to really get to know your employees, their talents, and what their contributions are. Reward those employees on the front lines who are sticking their necks out into the line of fire.

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  1. A great place to start your career, great company ethics

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Mills full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Upper management is very encouraging and very supportive. They offer a lot of help if you ever seek them for it. They are just genuinely good people.
    Offers a lot of great courses that you can participate in/online courses to do on your own time.

    Cons

    -Room for promotion is limited due to low turnover, however it is possible with restructuring.
    -Location, not the most exciting city to live in.

  2. Great place to start your career

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern
    Current Employee - Intern

    I have been working at General Mills full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work - very friendly people and a lot of free food! They also do a lot of out reach into the community and donate to a lot of charities

    Cons

    Some disorganization when trying to plan projects. Some overtime, but this is dependent on what position you have and how you feel about it.

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