General Motors (GM) Work Life Balance FAQ

Read what General Motors (GM) employees think about work life balance at the company and make sure this fits your lifestyle. Employees have questions about everything from the work from home policy, overtime and flexibility.

General Motors (GM) has a work life balance rating of 3.7.

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8 English questions out of 8

March 25, 2019

What is working from home like at General Motors (GM)?

Pros

Managers can be flexible and allow work from home days

Cons

No work from home official plan

Advice to Management

Have an official work from home plan

No work from home official plan

March 25, 2019

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February 17, 2019

How is the work/life balance at General Motors (GM)?

Pros

Great pay and benefits, decent work life balance, Having a positive culture and treating employees fairly is a priority for management. This company really focuses on diversity and inclusion.

Cons

Functions are still very siloed. Change moves slowly which is typical for large organizations.

Advice to Management

Continue to focus on breaking down silos if you want to beat the competition

Great pay and benefits, decent work life balance, Having a positive culture and treating employees fairly is a priority for management.

February 17, 2019

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February 18, 2021

How often do employees travel for work at General Motors (GM)?

Pros

Lots of exposure to car business

Cons

Lots of travel and in a hotel 3 nights every week

Lots of travel and in a hotel 3 nights every week

February 18, 2021

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July 22, 2019

What is it like traveling for work at General Motors (GM)?

Pros

Unlimited travel to national conferences, unnecessary travel to visit people in other offices - all business class for people leaders. A lot of time is spent setting up meetings to justify travel expense

Cons

No travel or perks for ordinary workers, we just get to hear about the unequal benefits from our leaders

Advice to Management

Address the disparity in benefits between people leaders and regular employees

Unlimited travel to national conferences, unnecessary travel to visit people in other offices

July 22, 2019

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February 20, 2021

What is overtime like at General Motors (GM)?

Pros

Pay and benefits were great

Cons

Work schedule and mandatory overtime

Advice to Management

Hire more competent managers

Work schedule and mandatory overtime

February 20, 2021

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