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General Mills Reviews

Updated May 18, 2022

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Found 2,775 of over 3,519 reviews

4.1
83%
Recommend to a Friend
84%
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General Mills CEO Jeff Harmening
Jeff Harmening
742 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Great people and they recognize your accomplishments(in 296 reviews)
  • "And Great benefits(in 276 reviews)
  • "Work life balance is good if you plan ahead and keep on top of your work.(in 261 reviews)
  • "great culture and values.(in 180 reviews)
  • "Pay was good and so were your peers.(in 143 reviews)
Cons
  • "Management is poor and doesn’t promote deserving candidate for an IJP.(in 74 reviews)
  • "A good manager can make the perfect job seem the worst.(in 58 reviews)
  • "Recent layoffs were not handled well and some employees feel they set General Mills up for failure(in 47 reviews)
  • "Teams that were once highly motivated and worked long hours now leave the office promptly at 3:00 p.m. every day.(in 37 reviews)
  • "Change in characteristics/behaviors that are valued by senior leadership(in 35 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great company

    May 17, 2022 - Facilities Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Very collaborative company. Great leadership.

    Cons

    Career development can be lacking at times.

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great

    May 8, 2022 - Logistics 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good people, great environment, and good pay

    Cons

    To far away from me

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  3. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great

    May 6, 2022 - General Laborer in Racine, WI
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    None of the above at all

    Cons

    Clos to home great people

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great Company to work for

    May 17, 2022 - Control Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good Benefit, friendly environment. Great team. Exciting projects to work on. Flexibility.

    Cons

    too many meetings, other than that. I am not really seeing any cons.

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  5. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Covid Has Changed A Lot

    May 17, 2022 - R&D 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great perks, very intelligent people

    Cons

    Bad management, lack of cohesiveness between business teams and prod R&D teams

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good work culture

    May 2, 2022 - Technical Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good place job duties balanced culture

    Cons

    location remote office other than that no cons

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Not a bad job

    May 16, 2022 - Machine Operator in Chanhassen, MN
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    They have Good pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Long hours can get very hard on the body.

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  8. 2.0
    Current Employee

    Not a bad place to work

    May 16, 2022 - Manufacturing 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good benefits with lots of hours

    Cons

    No time off for family

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    route v86 '& restore center

    May 1, 2022 -  in North Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    telephony career vision virtue gave

    Cons

    strings teacorum Rupert's gavel role

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee

    The Company of Champions

    May 12, 2022 - Account Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Culture, professional & personal development, flexibility, remote job opportunities, mentorship

    Cons

    Workload , base pay, upward progression has slowed down

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General Mills Reviews FAQs

General Mills has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 3,519 reviews left anonymously by employees. 83% of employees would recommend working at General Mills to a friend and 72% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, General Mills employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at General Mills. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

83% of General Mills employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated General Mills 4.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at General Mills to be culture, career development, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, management.

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