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GE Capital Reviews

Updated May 23, 2017
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Pros
  • Great work life balance - working with GE for more than 10 years (in 135 reviews)

  • They offer employees a healthy work environment at market wages (in 64 reviews)

Cons
  • work/life balance was non existent for me (in 51 reviews)

  • Senior management holds rah rah meetings talking about a bright future to employees who don't have one (in 27 reviews)

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  1. "Lead Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lead Analyst in Norwalk, CT
    Former Employee - Lead Analyst in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work with wonderful people.

    Cons

    Most people moving up are those who come off a dedicated Program.


  2. "GE Capital is a great company to work for. Benefits and Salary great also"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commercial Loan Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Commercial Loan Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits Great Pay and great company to work for.

    Cons

    A lots of work. They pay good but there is no slacking off. Your workload will be extremely heavy.

    Advice to Management

    Management is fair and have a open door policy. Great managers to work for.


  3. "GE Capital HQ"

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    Former Employee - Various in Norwalk, CT
    Former Employee - Various in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Some of the best employees and talent in the world

    Cons

    Change of GE business strategy eliminated majority of staff

    Advice to Management

    Make Capital great again!


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  5. "IT Program Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Program Manager in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - IT Program Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, professional atmosphere, challenging, a lot of good people, learning culture

    Cons

    A few bad eggs really hurts teams, old school management style further up the chain, upper management still makes decisions without review with front-line managers


  6. "SR. Program Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Norwalk, CT
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lot's of latitude and responsibility, dynamic environment offers learning/grwoth opportunities

    Cons

    Can be stifling to work within the confines of predetermined processes

    Advice to Management

    Continue taking risk and growing


  7. Helpful (1)

    "My experience has been good, except my job has been eliminated due to a change in strategic direction for the company."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Norwalk, CT
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some of the Pros of working at GE Capital are their competitive salaries, excellent benefits (medical and retirement benefits). Also their responsiveness to laid off employees and the assistance they provide to laid off employees to prepare to find a job.

    Cons

    Except for the fact that my job has been eliminated and I'm being laid off, I can't really think of any Cons.


  8. "I miss Jack"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Managing Director in Norwalk, CT
    Former Employee - Managing Director in Norwalk, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The people are great. Overall the culture is collaborative.

    Cons

    The leadership either has contradictory strategy or is not effectively communicating.

    Advice to Management

    Figure out if there is a realistic future for GE Capital and, if so, communicate that.


  9. "Cash Accountant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norwalk, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Learned so much in various areas that allowed me to expand on my resume

    Cons

    Moving up was very difficult

    Advice to Management

    Look to the people under you and help the move up


  10. "Program Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Herndon, VA
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Herndon, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Aggressive, smart associates. Great comp package.

    Cons

    Too much travel. Extremely high pressure to grow the portfolio.

    Advice to Management

    Lighten the upper management ranks. Adjust.


  11. "Nice place to work. Too bad about market pressures."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Lean Six Sigma Black Belt in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Lean Six Sigma Black Belt in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits for employees. Facilities, Extracurricular activities.

    Cons

    A little myopic. Sale of business.

    Advice to Management

    None.


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