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Updated April 19, 2017
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  • Could work on emphasizing work-life balance more by encouraging use of vacation time (in 279 reviews)

  • Other than long hours, I don't have too many (in 147 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Incubator of Leadership skills
    Can Find great managers to work with and learn from
    lots of opportunities to grow

    Cons

    Senior management can decide in a jiffy to sever employees even those who have been around for decades

    Advice to Management

    implement major restructuring decisions in well thought out phases so the company /employees can adapt and business is not affected


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Field engineer, technical instructor, operations manager, project management, international field engineer manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Resource Staff Manager in Marietta, GA
    Current Employee - Resource Staff Manager in Marietta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Size of company, international, diversity, core values, flexible work arrangement, benefits, training, worldwide footprint, affinities groups, volunteers opportunities, paid relocation

    Cons

    Brutal with employees when numbers or stock don't look good. Getting cheap on travel and living, except for executives of course. Discount on GE appliances was a joke. HR in America.

    Advice to Management

    What come up eventually will come down to you


  3. "Good"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Culture , benefits, unlimited vacations, and people

    Cons

    Not up to date with the latest software culture


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  5. "Best team ..Best Manager .."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - .NET Developer in Marietta, GA
    Former Contractor - .NET Developer in Marietta, GA

    I worked at GE as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Best team i worked with. I worked with 2 different team and 2 different manager and both where too good.

    Cons

    Nothing i can think of.


  6. "Great leadership"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GE full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Leadership is encouraged and well developed compared to most companies!

    Cons

    Constantly changing org structures. Its hard to learn and get things done when things change SO frequently.

    Advice to Management

    Its time for some of the long term folks to move on. They are too stuck in 'this is the way we have always done it, no need to change now'


  7. "Ok place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tax Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Tax Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good company, looks great on resume

    Cons

    Benefits suck, all health plans are high deductible, no pension for new hires.


  8. "Lighting Sector - Sales & Leadership"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Internship in Atlanta, GA
    Former Intern - Internship in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GE as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Company morale and culture
    -Size of office (over 300 GE employees, but only communicate with 4)
    -Manageable workload

    Cons

    -Same work week to week
    -Not enough chance for intern to "fail"/really monitor a project on his/her own
    -Sometimes poor communication by mgt

    Advice to Management

    -Maintain clear communication
    -Utilize interns for more than coffee work


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Best job I've ever had."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Lead Field Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Lead Field Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GE (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great company, excellent people to work with, great benefits. Ability to work with cutting edge technological engineering processes and techniques.

    Cons

    Lots of travel. Always at customer sites. Up to 90% travel on a yearly basis. All expenses paid but not a lot of time home.


  10. "EID Intern"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - EID Intern in Suwanee, GA
    Former Employee - EID Intern in Suwanee, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GE (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Hourly Pay 14.95 and it is a great opportunity

    Cons

    A few of the intern leads were not very friendly and didn't enjoy having to do this

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  11. "facilities manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dacula, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dacula, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GE (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    an amazing company to work for ... great benefits, very progressive and always improving. GE has a great reputation for very good reason.

    Cons

    GE is always changing for the good and for the bad, if you don't deal with change very well it is not the company for you to work at.

    Advice to Management

    change for the sake of change is not always the best idea, be sure that there is good results for the change


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