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"Excellent Opportunities, High Stress"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Manager in Louisville, KY
Current Employee - Manager in Louisville, KY
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

You work with very smart people
Louisville is a great place to live/work/raise a family
You have the opportunity to change jobs within the larger GE family
GE is very respected in business community

Cons

Employee engagement is not taken seriously
Financial measurements rule exclusively
If you make your numbers but don't take care of your team there are no penalties
Leaders are stretched so thin they aren't being setup to be successful

Advice to Management

Upgrade the facilities - especially those used by many like Monogram Hall and GCC - they are an embarassment. It will increase morale.
Measure how many employee touch points leaders have every quarter - not just electronic ones - hold them accountable for building relationships with their employees. If they do it right, it will drive the bottom line.

Other Employee Reviews for GE

  1. "I love the company and the culture although progress is slow sometimes."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norwalk, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Some of the best reasons to work at GE are:
    1. Leadership development
    2. Size,scope & scale
    3. Ability to solve big problems
    4. Meritocracy - for the most part

    Cons

    Program graduates have a huge advantage over non-program folks
    Pay is middle of the pack
    Tendency to promote smart-people vs. Leaders

    Advice to Management

    Implement a 360 feedback process on all people leaders by their direct reports


  2. "Demanding but great learning experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in Cleveland, OH
    Current Employee - General Manager in Cleveland, OH
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Career possibilities are very good but need iniative and 24 hr commitement at times.

    Cons

    Business can't seem to get out of a "GE" mold of leadership. The new world needs change. Too many layers now reinstated over past few years.

    Advice to Management

    Stop being afraid of sticking your neck out when it comes to senior leaders.

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