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Updated October 19, 2017
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GE CEO and Chairman John L. Flannery
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  • Could work on emphasizing work-life balance more by encouraging use of vacation time (in 314 reviews)

  • Long hours lead to a bad work-life balance (in 159 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "FMP"

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    Current Employee - FMP in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - FMP in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great training and lots of exposure to senior leadershi

    Cons

    under paid relative to hours worked


  2. "Lead Mobile Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Project Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Contractor - Project Manager in Cincinnati, OH

    I worked at GE as a contractor (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Ability to work from home.
    Great work environment and co-workers.

    Cons

    Was never moved off contact status.

  3. "GE Review: 6 Years In"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Integrity, management development, leadership opportunities and reputation.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, stock performance and high turnover rate (recent).

    Advice to Management

    Keep the faith! I feel encouraged by the current direction that Flannery is taking and want to see it through a full business cycle.


  4. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Advanced AP Operations Specialist in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Advanced AP Operations Specialist in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    The culture and flexibility are AWESOME!

    Cons

    Current Reorganization causing layoffs. Job stability is not looking good in the near future.

    Advice to Management

    NA


  5. "I LOVE IT"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GE full-time

    Pros

    Nice people
    greatCreate work space
    open network

    Cons

    I kinda didnt like my building i was in it was too noisey


  6. "Awesome Company"

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    Former Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Grand Prairie, TX
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Grand Prairie, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Salary and benefits,
    Excellent Work Culture

    Cons

    Nothing much to say when it comes to negative points

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  7. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at GE full-time

    Pros

    Brand, culture, work life balance has improved.

    Cons

    Some schedules can be unrealistic

    Advice to Management

    None

  8. "Global Operations Intern"

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    Former Employee - Global Operations Intern in Schenectady, NY
    Former Employee - Global Operations Intern in Schenectady, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GE (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Great company culture
    - Relaxed environment
    - Opportunity to work on different projects

    Cons

    - Sometimes a lack of direction


  9. "Co-op"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GE full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment and culture
    Opportunities to apply for a future job
    Great pay

    Cons

    Hard to deal with union workers


  10. "GE Review"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Fort Collins, CO
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Fort Collins, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very dynamic and growing company. Large organization that’s very diverse in engineering, IT, power, Oil and Gas, wind, alternative energy, etc.

    Cons

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