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Design Cars and Trucks

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Former Employee - Creative Designer in Warren, MI
Former Employee - Creative Designer in Warren, MI

I worked at General Motors full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

Various Design Opportunities for each brand.

Cons

Excellent work-life balance, not overloaded but taking off sharp at 5pm

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep it up.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Current Employee - GPSC in Warren, MI
    Current Employee - GPSC in Warren, MI

    I have been working at General Motors as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    The atmosphere, the opportunity and the people

    Cons

    The IT group needs some much advancement but they are getting there

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep continuing to challenge your employees, GM is a great place to if we want to continue to 'design, build, and sell the worlds best vehicles' continue to challenge us even more

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Good benefits, Overall depends on department and manager

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Austin, TX

    I have been working at General Motors full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great benefits (401k, decent health care, 16 holidays, and 3 weeks PTO)
    Opportunity to shape IT process
    Nice diverse talent with an even mix of young, mid career, and senior staff
    Company is making an effort to turn itself around since restructuring after bankruptcy

    Cons

    While you have a chance to shape IT process, it doesn't exist or has so much red tape it is a headache to overcome.

    The company sells itself as being agile with a lot of opportunity to create new innovation. The reality is much of the work in the immediate term and next 5 years will be cleaning up the mess of decades of contractors and poor coding standards.

    Some managers and departments are blatantly abusing college hires. When hired, these employees are put into a special bucket with decent raises for the first three years. In some instances these employees are given lead responsibilities (or the whole ROLE) and expected to perform at that level. For those that can handle the additional work it is a great opportunity. Unfortunately they receive the same wage and raises as their non-lead college hires counterparts. HR does not allow these employees who take on higher role work and excel at it to be reclassified and given proper compensation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to cut down on the red tape and push for that innovation you strive for.

    Stop taking advantage of college hires. These kids talk and word spreads. You don't want to be known as "that" company to avoid. After three years, these rookie draft picks that took on extra responsibilities and proved their worth will leave for the competition to get PAID!

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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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