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  1.  

    Same old GM

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Motors

    Pros

    Job Security. Decent Pay. Perfect place to be if you are unambitious.

    Cons

    The age demographic of the workforce is very heavily skewed towards 45+. This means that most of the people in management positions for the same people who were with the company through bankruptcy. These are the same people that continue to make bad decisions day in and day out.
    Being ambitious is not very appreciated.
    Work atmosphere is very demoralising.
    Definitely not a place for Millennials.
    Mediocre company with a mediocre work environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Realise the urgency of a younger and more engaged workforce than in the past. Don't expect things to get better by doing things the way they were done in the past. Remember the Bankruptcy !

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Transformation in process in IT environment

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    • 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 General Motors full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    I get to work with some really smart people trying to navigate an IT organization that is in a transformation change. You get opportunities help facilitate the change in GM.
    Flexible hours that is conducive to having a young family.
    Great people to work with.
    Benefits and pay is good if not better than large companies.

    Cons

    IT is going through lots of change as they insource. Processes changing frequently. GM enable project methodology can be DISnabling.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    help identify what the career path is for positions so that people get a sense that company is investing in them and the employee will return the favor.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    It's like turning the Titanic...

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX

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

    Pros

    1) CEO is doing a great job 2) changes are in the works but it's like turning the Titanic...takes time 3) good pay and benefits 4) global auto industry is very interesting 5) injection of new blood and innovation 6) opportunities to change roles

    Cons

    1) some areas are still focused on the tactical vs. strategic 2) still lots of old school mentality and entitlement "I've been here 30 years and should be promoted" 3) lack of financial accountability at the leadership level 4) workforce complacency 5) highly competitive industry

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Goals should be measurable and tied to financial outcomes. Leadership needs to be more strategic-thinkers than tactical and data driven.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place to work with minor annoyances

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    Current Employee - Senior Design Release Engineer in Warren, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Design Release Engineer in Warren, MI

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

    Pros

    Generous 401(k) match (100% to 4%, + extra 4%). Very family friendly. work can be as hands on as you like. Proactive toward making changes for the better.

    Cons

    Some antiquated systems and hierarchies still exist that can slow everything down. Engineering change management system is absolutely abysmal and requires too much manual work to process a change.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Asset manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Motors

    Pros

    Good place to work. Bright future.

    Cons

    The is lots of competition.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    GM a great place to work at!

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vehicle Engineer in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Vehicle Engineer in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at General Motors full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Competitive salary, with good health and dental plans. Very good environment that you can make connections and find people specialized in any subject.

    Cons

    Rotational program seems to be a bit long if you really like your current position and training, but you have to switch and travel between different sites.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Extremely Satisfied.

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

    I have been working at General Motors

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great benefits, profit sharing, career development.

    Cons

    Sometimes things are hectic in a fast pace environment.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great

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

    I have been working at General Motors

    Pros

    Be part of the new gm

    Cons

    TOO MANY COLD WEATHER LOCATIONS

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good company Great people

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Buyer in Warren, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Buyer in Warren, MI

    I have been working at General Motors

    Pros

    Great people, work day flexibility, wonderful vacation days. The company has recognized that career development is important and has initiated new programs to assist employees.

    Cons

    It's easy to get stuck in certain roles especially if you perform well and others don't have those skills.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get to know your employees. Learn their talents, skills and career aspirations. Manage the organization's goals along with employeesx goals.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at General Motors

    Pros

    Like the forum said before

    Cons

    Nothing to say in this time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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