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GE Reviews in Atlanta, GA

Updated November 23, 2014
Updated November 23, 2014
2,681 Reviews
3.7
2,681 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Provides ample opportunity for growth in career , work -life balance is encouraged (in 141 reviews)

  • Lots of opportunities to advance if you're willing to move around a lot (in 59 reviews)


Cons
  • Also most of the people i know who work here don't have much work life balance (in 147 reviews)

  • Can be long hours but if you are good at planning your day, you will be more than fine (in 86 reviews)

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  1.  

    good

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineering in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Engineering in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at GE full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    great place to learn & grow... huge network

    Cons

    competitive, huge company and can be lost

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Company Rating

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at GE full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent company, bright employees.
    Company is focussed on growing their employees and taking care of them

    Cons

    No work life balance
    Medical benefits are not upto the mark

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better compensation, better medical benefits

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    business analyst

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at GE full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    good environment and nice work culter

    Cons

    very good leaders and good environment and nice work culter

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    good

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Never run out of new challenges

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Planner/Resource Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Planner/Resource Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at GE full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities for growth, competitive salary & benefits, challenging work. Comprehensive training program. You can go anywhere in the world with GE if you are willing to put in the hours and be flexible about moving. Lots of different businesses to get involved in so you really never have an excuse to stop learning and growing.

    Cons

    Very long hours, lots of bureaucracy. Sometimes the simplest things are the most difficult to get done due to all the layers in the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    General Electric - Energy Management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at GE full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    You have full control over your career path. Personal growth and taking on leadership roles is encouraged. The company likes those that can think outside the box. Company is getting leaner and more agile, but still too top heavy.

    Cons

    Overly aggressive project schedules which impacts your work/life balance. Minimal salary increases. No stock options or bonuses. Too many meetings.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hand out perks for those that put in the extra effort. Minimize the number of meetings.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 3 people found this helpful  

    Great Place

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sourcing Program Leader in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Sourcing Program Leader in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at GE full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    GE is a great place to work and you will be surrounded by many peers who are among the elite A-type personality performers. There are tons of opportunities within GE and with it being such a worldy company, the opportunities afforded are almost limitless.

    Cons

    The culture can be a very "sink or swim" mentality, so coming in from the outside can be tough as there is not much guidance or instruction given. They expect you to figure it out. Also, in order to really move up in one's career path, you really need to be open to moving around in terms of location in order to open up your available opportunities.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good experience and good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at GE full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very mature infrastructure. Industry leader in many market segments. Reasonable opportunity for growth. Good but not very good salary.

    Cons

    No stock options. Career growth depends on willingness to switch jobs which often means moving to a different organization and geographic location.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technical Leader in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Technical Leader in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at GE full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Smart people, heavy industries, culture, training

    Cons

    Low salary, location, office, managers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Not much

  10.  

    Underwhelming at most

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Eid Co-Op in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Eid Co-Op in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at GE as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to move around in the company. Lots of people to help when help is needed

    Cons

    Poor management. Poor direction. Treats interns sub human. Managers give poor/boring assignments.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 3 people found this helpful  

    GE is a great organization

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at GE full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    GE is a great organization to work with. They have world renown leadership programs that greatly benefit employees. A company with great reputation and integrity.

    Cons

    Nothing as such to share.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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