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Updated February 21, 2017
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Pros
  • Work life balance & Employee friendly organization (in 329 reviews)

  • Also, they provide great work environment in the Global Operations shared service center (in 230 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (29)

    "A company actually making the change!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources
    Current Employee - Human Resources
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Many companies these days say they are changing to be more modern... GE is doing it!!! Of course there are pockets moving slower than others but for the most part they are well into this journey... An exciting time to be at GE!!!

    Cons

    If you expect it all to be handed to you and don't want to put the effort in yourself then don't join... Negative people and those feeling they are owed will not do well here.

    Advice to Management

    Keep going... Round the corner and keep changing! Don't forget to keep listening to those on the ground.

    GE Response

    Aug 26, 2016 – Global Employment Brand Leader

    Great review and advice! Thanks for the encouragement! We are not perfect but we are trying and learning!


  2. "Accountant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at GE full-time

    Pros

    It's was a good place to work

    Cons

    Sometimes I was so busy at work

    Advice to Management

    Nothing to say about Management


  3. Helpful (1)

    "AP Analyst"

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

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

    Pros

    -Great working environment.
    -Every team that I've been on has had a very flexible manager, they understand that there are things that we need to do outside of work.
    -The ability to work from home is a plus, I look forward to working from the office though.
    -Absolutely great benefits
    -There are a ton of groups that you can join to development your career.
    -Great diversity
    -There are also a lot of development programs here.
    -You get what you put in.

    Cons

    -Some people really do not like the open office space.
    -Yes we receive a reduced parking rate at the garage, but it is still relatively high.


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  5. "Advanced Manufacturing Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advanced Manufacturing Engineer in Greenville, SC
    Current Employee - Advanced Manufacturing Engineer in Greenville, SC

    I have been working at GE full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility in vacation
    Diverse projects to work on

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, decisions take a while to implement


  6. "Strong positive culture"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at GE full-time

    Pros

    GE is always trying to improve, not because regulators are forcing their hand to do as such, but because they are trying to build a strong company from the ground up. Lots of corporate initiatives that filter down to help create a focused, strong culture.

    Cons

    Health benefits are much more expensive (high deductible plans) than when I started with the company.


  7. "Window to the world"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing people, places and projects.

    Cons

    Susceptible to layers of management's agendas, ultra high pressure at random times, very difficult to balance with a family


  8. "Good Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Applications Engineer in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Senior Applications Engineer in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, salary, and management.alary

    Cons

    Can't think of any. Big Company.


  9. "Great!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Awesome place and was so great to work.

    Cons

    None! I do not have any cons.


  10. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at GE full-time

    Pros

    Great Company to work for with great management

    Cons

    Slow growth and not nimble enough


  11. "Good Overall"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GE full-time

    Pros

    Low Stress, good environment and people

    Cons

    Miscommunication around bonus and maximizing potential income. Managers have a lack in knowledge, strictly manage people.

    Advice to Management

    Learn more about your team and their respective jobs



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