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  1.  

    Finally

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

    I have been working at General Motors

    Pros

    The pay is amazing.... Yes

    Cons

    Took forever to get put on

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I haven't been there that long

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Job Review

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Motors

    Pros

    Good office culture, great compensation.

    Cons

    Training is minimal for a new hire.

  3.  

    Good compensation, slow engineering process

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Performance Engineer in Milford, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Performance Engineer in Milford, MI

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

    Pros

    I feel that compensation is very fair for the industry and the region. There is significant amount of flexibility in you schedule, as long as you get your work done and attend all of your meetings. The best part is that you get to see what you work on every day on the road in the hands of our customers.

    Cons

    It can take a lot of meetings to get things done sometimes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remove some of the levels of approval to make things happen faster. This requires some trust in your employees, but that's ok because they know what they are doing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Powertrain Engineering Co-op

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Powertrain Engineer Co-op in Pontiac, MI
    Former Intern - Powertrain Engineer Co-op in Pontiac, MI

    I worked at General Motors as an intern (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Challenging projects
    - Helpful coworkers and managers
    - Excellent pay (Senior students make about $30/hour), plus student housing is provided
    - Time spent as a co-op counts towards seniority (relative to vacation days only)

    Cons

    - Slow turn around time for decisions
    - Not all groups challenge you with interesting projects initially
    - Cannot choose rotation path

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Help students create a rotation path that will allow them to get the experiences they want, even if it means going outside their homeroom.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great Environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - RSE Systems Engineer in Warren, MI
    Current Employee - RSE Systems Engineer in Warren, MI

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

    Pros

    Always learning new things every day

    Cons

    A lot of administration work required

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    Working for GM is not for the average Joe?

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

    I have been working at General Motors full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, Team work, Benefits, Everyday is a challenge, You have endless opportunities if you just take chances.

    Cons

    The people you work with are a different breed. Women have to act like men, No matter what anyone says a woman can use her assets to her advantage. Always be on guard

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow more production staff the opportunities to apply for management, there are times when we can run a production shift better if we had no one standing over us.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    Pretty decent place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Skilled Trades in Lordstown, OH
    Current Employee - Skilled Trades in Lordstown, OH

    I have been working at General Motors full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, pay, good work conditions

    Cons

    Declining benefit levels, job stability

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the workers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Great place to work

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

    I have been working at General Motors

    Pros

    very positive environment, good benefits

    Cons

    i do not have anything so far

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great to be part of the team

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Project Engineer in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Project Engineer in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at General Motors

    Pros

    Good to the people who are not broken

    Cons

    Whipy leadership skills and the need to set direction

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Grow a set

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Designer, Styling Department, General Motors Technical Center

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Junior Designer in Warren, MI
    Former Employee - Junior Designer in Warren, MI

    I worked at General Motors

    Pros

    Opportunity for close interaction with top executives of the company.

    Cons

    Low probability of long-term employment through retirement, due to high turnover in company strategy to gain fresh ideas from new and different designers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It is preferable to select key creative people early in their careers who have excellent opportunity for growth, and to direct, sponsor, and guide their personal development so they can perform at their maximum potential through continuous improvement.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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