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Updated May 20, 2017
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GE Chairman & CEO Jeffrey R. Immelt
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  • Could work on emphasizing work-life balance more by encouraging use of vacation time (in 286 reviews)

  • Other than long hours, I don't have too many (in 150 reviews)

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  1. "Global Operations Intern"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Global Ops in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Intern - Global Ops in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GE as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone is expected to offer ideas and ask questions, groups for everyone to get involved. Workplace culture is huge. Lots of opportunities and will train and develop you if you look for opportunities.

    Cons

    Massive company can be hard to see your impact staring off, roles are eliminated in organization change.

    Advice to Management

    People make or break a company, keep investing in them.


  2. "IP Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Consultant (IP Analyst) in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Consultant (IP Analyst) in Boston, MA

    I worked at GE (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good learning experience.
    Good work culture.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good experience but last year or so somewhat chaotic."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Greenville, SC
    Current Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Greenville, SC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits.
    Work and life balance.
    Diversity of workforce
    Enjoyable work environment with coworkers.
    Time off.
    Volunteer organizations are very active in the community.

    Cons

    Chaotic work priorities.
    Reorganization occurs way too often to know who you work for and what is real number 1 priority.
    All are not number 1.

    Advice to Management

    None


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  5. "GE good but unstable"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Experience, benefits. Meaningful work

    Cons

    arbitrary reorgs cause chaos among teams

    Advice to Management

    focus less on high level, focus more on specifics


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Solid career path opportunities and great compensation."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Greenville, SC
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Greenville, SC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive pay and benefits.
    Big problems, big solutions.
    Great colleagues.
    Strong networking atmosphere.
    Many affinity groups.
    Strong veteran hiring practices.

    Cons

    Crushingly bureaucratic.
    Strikingly inefficient.
    Constant re-organization has harsh impact on productivity. By the time a re-org smooths out another re-org hits.
    Good manager = good experience.
    Bad manager = bad experience.


  7. "Strong Company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Evendale, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Evendale, OH

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

    Pros

    Decent pay, benefits average, freedom

    Cons

    Benefits seem to be decreasing


  8. "GE Industrial"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Schenectady, NY
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Schenectady, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GE full-time

    Pros

    Collaborative Working Environment, team building

    Cons

    Challenging to get your arms around the entire function


  9. "Supervisor"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Humacao, PR
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Humacao, PR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GE full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I love working on GE. You see and feel the pride of the Employees wearing the meatball in their shirt.

    Cons

    No bad experience working on Ge.

    Advice to Management

    You have to a way on how to retain your employees. Since a lot o people goes to Ge to learn and once they get the experience they leave.


  10. "Electrical engineer: Design and project managent"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GE full-time

    Pros

    develop of smart grid in the conjunction with micro-grid development and renewable energy integration that are my research interest.

    Cons

    I don't have any comment

    Advice to Management

    I am able to introduce a novel strategy for the purpose of your company


  11. "IT Program Manager"

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    Current Employee - Program Manager in Fairfield, CT
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Fairfield, CT
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good company to work for and good training opportunities

    Cons

    No Career Growth, no clear path to navigate the career


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