GE Reviews

Updated July 30, 2015
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GE Chairman & CEO Jeffrey R. Immelt
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Pros
  • Very supportive of work life balance (in 142 reviews)

  • Lots of opportunities in different countries (in 60 reviews)

Cons
  • Work / life balance leaves something to be desired (in 152 reviews)

  • Long hours hence limited work/life balance (in 87 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Exceptional Company to Work For

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GE full-time

    Pros

    Very high work standards, employee work/life/health focused.

    Cons

    highly competitive (some may not like this)


  2. How good

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at GE full-time

    Pros

    Great working environment with very highly skilled and knowledgeable people who are keen to share that knowledge. The pay was one of the best in the industry. When on the road living was considered "full and appropriate"

    Cons

    Verry large corporation that expects to get it's pound of flesh from each and every employee each and every day. As a field service engineer one spent a lot of time away from home and family.


  3. Great company to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I have been working at GE

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good company. Open to your needs. Flexibility at work.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy. Too much of hurdles in getting job done. Diversified businesses do not collaborate with each other.

    Advice to Management

    Improve Employee benefits


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  5. Corporation

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GE full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Pays well, treats employees well.

    Cons

    Too large to get anything done well.

    Advice to Management

    reduce red tape


  6. Huge Firm, Great People

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern
    Former Employee - Intern

    I worked at GE (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    People, Hours, Accesibility. A great place to either start or finish a career

    Cons

    Small fish in a big pond

    Advice to Management

    Listen to management, not shareholders


  7. GE

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tax Senior Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Tax Senior Manager in Philadelphia, PA

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Numerous opportunities for career growth and great culture.

    Cons

    At times the business is to big to move quickly.


  8. Helpful (2)

    Great Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Service Representative in Albuquerque, NM
    Former Employee - Field Service Representative in Albuquerque, NM

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

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very team oriented, good management support

    Cons

    Travel kept increasing, salary too low


  9. Good company to get started

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance Treasury Manager in Danbury, CT
    Former Employee - Finance Treasury Manager in Danbury, CT

    I worked at GE full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    They were very flexible. Job was very stable, you can travel the world (if good manager)

    Cons

    Stressful, long hours, conservative culture, has been, some managers are horrible.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to divest and focus on technology. pay more and work smart


  10. Great Environment to be Challenged

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GE

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great atmosphere for motivated individuals looking for a broad company to work for. They are constantly evolving to changing times and give you the opportunity to take on projects that align with your interests.

    Cons

    It can be difficult to get promoted if you are not willing to relocate with the company but if you are willing the possibilities are endless.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to allow team members to take on cross functional projects and simplify business operations!


  11. Excellent company to work for...

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at GE full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Global, Complex and Numbers focused

    Cons

    Very complex to work for given the Global nature. Hard driven and have to have the will to work long hours and varying management styles.

    Advice to Management

    Please demand simplification and transparency from your leaders.



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