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"Opportunity to study, design, do research and overall define the direction of the product that I work on."

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Detroit, MI
Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Detroit, MI
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

8000 in tuition a year.
My manager encourages me to study.
Great work-life balance.
Discount on GM vehicles.

Cons

People get's scared easily.
Personal agendas.
"Java Enterprise Edition" kind of engineers.

Advice to Management

Use better tech.
Stop buying crap from Oracle.
Become a software design powerhouse.

Other Employee Reviews for General Motors

  1. "Excellent Career for Intellectually Inclined People!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexibility, challenging work tasks, learn something new everyday, usage of the latest and greatest technology set. Ability to drive a new car four times a year. Great benefits, even better 401K plan and very competitive salary/bonus structure. All the software development training one could ever ask for along with a hefty tuition reimbursement package!

    Cons

    Considering the sheer size of GM causes lags in getting things approved/accomplished. Lack of career direction. Warren Tech Centers looks as though we are in 1950's.

    Advice to Management

    Conceptualize a career planning road map for employees


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Oh the politics..."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vmware Administrator in Warren, MI
    Current Employee - Vmware Administrator in Warren, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Steady work. The environment always seems to change very often.

    Cons

    The political/bureaucratic atmosphere is exhausting. You'll find yourself performing "under the table" tasks for your direct supervisor because he/she wants to impress the management, only to find yourself being thrown under the bus when a competing manager finds out. If your manager likes you, you have a better shot at moving up, but if they do not, good luck transferring internally. You're only option for increase compensation is to leave GM all together.

    Advice to Management

    Start investing into your people. Offer training on ALL levels. Stop the shadow IT and force management to all work together. Too many chiefs, not enough indians (figuratively).

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