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Current Employee - Manager in Flint, MI
Current Employee - Manager in Flint, MI

I have been working at General Motors full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

Decent pay comparable to industry

Cons

What can I say - lead into bankruptcy

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Pre-bankruptcy = good, post-bankruptcy = VERY dissatisfied

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    Former Employee - Finance Manager in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Finance Manager in Detroit, MI

    I worked at General Motors full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    GM has some exceptionally bright people in its workforce.

    Cons

    GM's finance leadership and CEO are focused on stock prices and profitability and continue to show little interest in the core business. Because of this, GM continues to lose market share.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to balance all aspects of business and focus on more than just the bottom line. This did NOT work in the past and will NOT work going forward. The US taxpayers gave up a lot to keep GM afloat. Don't disappoint them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

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

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    Former Employee - AREA SALES MANAGER in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - AREA SALES MANAGER in Houston, TX

    I worked at General Motors full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    o 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.

    Cons

    o 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.
    o

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Walk 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.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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