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Updated December 11, 2018
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BMW Vorsitzender des Vorstands Harald Krüger
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  • "Poor work life balance for some departments" (in 16 reviews)

  • "Long hours, but worth it overall" (in 23 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BMW full-time

    Pros

    Brand is respectable and affluent community will be your customer

    Cons

    Long hours and you will not get two days off in a row


  2. "Great Company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They treat you fairly and the schedule is manageable

    Cons

    You still have to work most saturdays but no Sunday’s.

  3. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BMW full-time

    Pros

    Lots to do
    Lots of perks/benefits
    Wednesday- we did lunch and learns where we got free lunch and learned about a new topic

    Cons

    Constant turnover
    Small overworked groups
    A few higher ups run rampant and do whatever they want


  4. "Used to be a great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at BMW full-time

    Pros

    Many departments, (used to have commission for most departments)

    Cons

    New owners canceled commission for everyone besides sales, micromanagement

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees suggestion and recommendations.


  5. "Asset Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BMW full-time

    Pros

    Nice to work there. The team was great!

    Cons

    Corporate Atmosphere was not that nice


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Good in between Job"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - N/A in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - N/A in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BMW full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Easy work, lots of down time in the winter

    Cons

    Customers want to be treated like royalty. But most of them are probably broke

    Advice to Management

    Help out more when times get busy.


  7. "Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BMW full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    One of the best companies to work for.

    Cons

    The company has no cons.

    Advice to Management

    You are great.

  8. "Receptionist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BMW part-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, easy shifts. Many lunch rooms

    Cons

    Cliquey, high beauty standards, micro management

    Advice to Management

    Trust your employees more and keep men up to the same grooming standards as women


  9. "Best company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Deltona, FL
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Deltona, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great salary, ultimate driving machine

    Cons

    lot of hard work, but worth it

    Advice to Management

    Keep improving


  10. "Car Sales"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Advisor in Henderson, NV
    Current Employee - Client Advisor in Henderson, NV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BMW full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Premium Sports Sedans and an aggressive employee discount

    Cons

    It was auto sales, it is what it is

    Advice to Management

    None