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I thrived on Saturn... and then 2009? Gone...

AREA SALES MANAGER (Former Employee) Houston, TX

Proso Opportunities and the belief that the better your performance... the greater your value to the company.
o Great vehicles and awesome technology at a viable price-point for the majority of the U.S. population.
o Resources and tools are available.
o Training is a 'part of life' and is integrated into performance reviews.
o Business metrics and expectations are clearly articulated.

Conso Number of employees - is massive. In the downturn of the economy - 2009 - 'cuts' were made along product lines and were not applied to performance reviews or business metrics.
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Advice to Senior ManagementWalk the talk and value those who perform versus penalizing with forced early retirements when our 401Ks took a beating for believing and support the company.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    My current experience at General Motors has been very rewarding.

    Group Leader (Supervisor) (Current Employee) Fort Wayne, IN

    I have been working at General Motors full-time for less than a year


    Pros: General Motors offers some of the best benefits available from a work place. We have 16 scheduled paid holidays, and start out with 3 weeks… Cons: A lot of the Union members favor an adversarial relationship with management, as opposed to understanding that it behooves us to work cohesively. The upper… Advice to Senior Management: Maintain the unity that I've seen amongst salary individuals thus far. In addition, we need to perpetuate the imperative nature of our success to… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Have to work for it

    Manager (Current Employee) Warren, MI

    I have been working at General Motors full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Managment rewards talent, and fosters an environment that thrives on teamwork and relationship building. You do have to put in long hours on occassion,… Cons: HR still has an old-school mentatility and often fights upward movement for employees that are "too inexperienced" (e.g. too young), and still pushes a seniority-based… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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