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Lots of opportunities, good benefits

Senior Manager - IT (Current Employee) Detroit, MI

ProsLots of career opportunities: each business function can be a $30 billion company by itself. Being in IT, you can move around and gain different experience
Good work life balance: reasonable hours
Global opportunities: you get to work on global projects and if lucky, may even get an international assignment
For the 8th level Managers and above, the company car program is awesome.

ConsBureaucratic: things don't move fast enough. The new (CEO and CIO) leadership is trying to change things but it takes a while to change the culture
Some areas can be political
The leadership tolerates low performers -- takes a lot of work to handle these
Could do better to recognize and reward high performers
HR policies are outdated
Leaders think they know everything and don't like to acknowledge that the world outside has better ideas: I don't see them adopting new techniques from conferences etc.

Advice to Senior ManagementWake up and see the world outside: it has changed a lot since GM was in the lead about 30 years ago. Detroit is not the whole world!

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    A good place to work

    Rns (Former Employee) New York, NY

    I worked at General Motors full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: GMAM is a great place to work if you fill certain requirements. The firm is very goal oriented, and is the… Cons: GMAM could be a great career for a financial professional. … Advice to Senior Management: Very much like all reviews I have read. Management… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Design Release Engineer (Current Employee) Pontiac, MI

    I have been working at General Motors full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: There have been many opportunities to move positions. The… Cons: Management, in my experience is not always willing to discuss… Advice to Senior Management: Take career development more seriously. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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