GE Healthcare Reviews

Updated March 9, 2015
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  1. Great Company to work with

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at GE Healthcare full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people. Well Managed Processes. Efficient System. Everything in place. Good Place to work

    Cons

    I cannot think of anything that can be cons as there are no cons to think about here

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Great Company to Work!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Trainee in Bangalore (India)
    Former Intern - Trainee in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at GE Healthcare as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    You are given very good responsibilities as an intern and also rewarded for your performances.

    Cons

    Pay is quite low for interns.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. Working with GE is altogether different experience. You enter a world which is 'GEised' even OS, technologies, vendors!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    Employee oriented policies (if you can adopt yourself as per them and follow and use them)
    Work from home
    Work ownership (you are propelled to work as if you are owner)
    Great Campus, subsidized food
    A lots of 'other than work' things (plenty to choose from as per your interest & if you are free) to grow your visibility.
    A lot of initiatives

    Cons

    Leadership comes up with new things (sometimes completely scrapping what happened last year, but its fine for them and if you do the same not good for you) which some time feel like 'old wine in new bottle'. And you got to comply to it.
    There are 4 things on growth in GE :
    1. Visibility : All your growth is decided by this factor, how much you make yourself visible.
    2. Perception : It doesn't matter if you have written a code that would even Google proud but if 'they' have not seen it, you have not written it no matter how hard you slogged. 'They' will not bother on thinking how the product was delivered with your contribution. Between visibility and perception (of yours by others) you have to really advertise yourself (sometime even with false things!)
    3. Manager : Holds all your accesses. He is the one who will decide everything for you including what training you can nominate yourself, what other entitlements are applicable to you, salary. (Be prepared to bargain for 100 bucks if you happen to take your team out for lunch or outing). All he will do for you to get the opinions of others for you and give it to you at end of the year, its your problem to solve this puzzle now.
    4. 'They' : Very interestingly (and very very conveniently from leadership perceptive) 'they' include everyone except you even if you are not working with some one in your team. All seniors (who have visibility and hence have authority to form perceptions) are free to give their opinions about you and you never know when it happened and who gave it.

    And be prepared to listen 'oh this year GE is not doing well as dollar price is very high......oh this year our sales did good but other business did not do well (even though you can show manager Jeff Imelt's mail on yearly profit).....oh this year company's focus is on this and this & hence we did not get enough budget...' all these things where you can hardly do anything while discussing hike. Sometimes it gives feeling that your manager has really fought hard to give you great great (5, 6%) hike.

    Bottomline is there is a certain growth culture in GE, if you are to join, study it and you can adopt yourself to this culture and become 'GEised' higher chances are there for you to grow (but still very little chances on growing in current technologies). You are supposed to be loyal, have integrity and transparency with GE but other way round it will not hold true.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be little more approachable.
    Take more 'ownership' and be more 'proactive' in helping employees achieving their goals (set by you, for you mostly)
    Be open to correct managers and HRs if employee has a point which he can prove and be willing to change his rating based on that. Don't be too rigid to say 'once it is done, its done, nothing can be done now'.
    Try to minimize the gap between employees and management.
    And please teach managers not to bargain with some one for 100 bucks for arranging team outing and lunches (its really feel shameful and many resort guys have already said they feel hard to work with GE folks due to this attitude) - Personal experience.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. I have been working in this company for last 10 years

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Quality Analyst in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Quality Analyst in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at GE Healthcare full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very Good place to work

    Cons

    Slow growth in your career

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat every one equally

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. Software Engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at GE Healthcare

    Pros

    Lots of things to learn.

    Cons

    work load will be there 365 days.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. I had an awesome time working for this company.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Intern in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at GE Healthcare

    Pros

    GE has a very friendly environment with people motivating each other towards success. All the senior members are also very helpful and provide good career guidance.

    Cons

    I had an internship in GE Healthcare and if you want to get into full time position, it is one of the hardest challenge there as people give you tough competition for a full time position there.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It is the place to grow and you are paid good benefits if you do well within the first year of your joining. They also have a promotional offer where they pay you get talented individuals to the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. Work Culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - GSC in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - GSC in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at GE Healthcare full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good flexible working hour. Command brand value.

    Cons

    Very flat organization and poorly paid except certain ranks.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9. Good exposure to management related area

    Current Employee - Supply Chain Specialist in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Specialist in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    The support and top driven initiatives

    Cons

    Document process are too lengthy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Simplification in process involved across the value stream

  10. Nice company culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Global Leader in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Global Leader in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at GE Healthcare full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good company to work with and to learn lot on operations and business aspect of the industry

    Cons

    To many processes and regulatory documentations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep continue doing good job

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    GE Healthcare Response

    Nov 18, 2014Recruiting Manager/Marketing Leader- US Talent Recruitment

    Thank you for your feedback.

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    Biased Management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Design Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Design Engineer in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    I worked in GE for 3.5 years Flexible to work , good techie guys with huge knowledge. Employee oriented.
    There many good teams where work is good & culture is good except the one where i hired.

    Cons

    Worst management, Manager, PL & few more take the decision based on there region. As they built there mini Andhra team , good work, awards , hike will go 1st to the Managements slavary. If u rise ur voice u ll be no one hears. Manages gives many false promises. Interns are treated worst. Worst team in GE is Mammography team.
    HR need to fix problem that teammates rise many times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop giving false promising, Do not spoil the brand name of GE just because of ur cheap judgement & power u have. Go & hunt for techie instead of finding & hiring the Andhra people for team. Think of career of others , hire respective candidates & give respective work. Do not give the developer a testing work & do not expect the tester to code just because of ur nonsense politics

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    GE Healthcare Response

    Dec 2, 2014Recruiting Manager/Marketing Leader- US Talent Recruitment

    We appreciate your feedback as we continue to work to make GE Healthcare a preferred employer.

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