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"Opportunities Within"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Manager in Minneapolis, MN
Current Employee - Manager in Minneapolis, MN
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Variety of opportunities depending on your interests

Cons

recent layoffs
some areas are more lean & mean than others

Advice to Management

slow

Other Employee Reviews for General Mills

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent Company to work for"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Engineer in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very good benefits, great amenities, flexible work environment, family friendly.
    Rewarding work. You can really see how your efforts help the company.
    World Class products that are recognized throughout the world.

    Cons

    Up until recently both pension and 401k (matching 50 cents per dollar). Now Pension is slowly going away for new hires but still very good 401k plan.
    The company tends to follow fads a little too long.

    Advice to Management

    focus on your core products and be more aggressive against your competition.


  2. "Excellent people, exciting work, and good food"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Communications in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Marketing Communications in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    Everyone that I have met at General Mills is great at their job, very friendly, and always willing to help. For me, working with great people makes a great job, and you will find that at General Mills across functions. Beyond the people, it is exciting to work on well known and beloved brands and I've seen the doughboy, Green Giant, and Helping Hand wandering the hallways. Finally, it wouldn't be a full review without mentioning the great food- whether it's buying our brands at the company store, testing new recipes in the Betty Crocker kitchens, or good lunch in the cafeteria, General Mills HQ is full of good food.

    Cons

    I've found that General Mills has a very high achieving culture. While that is great for business results and working with awesome people, it can translate into stress and lots of work. However, I think that is true of most corporate jobs, and the HQ has a great fitness center for working off the stress and we have many amenities that take away some errands.


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