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General Mills Reviews

Updated July 27, 2017
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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Generous Mills"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Culture, smart people, win as a team, high integrity

    Cons

    Revenue declines, layoffs, intensity, lack of leadership


  2. Helpful (1)

    "GBS / IT Manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company, great people, professional culture, inclusive, results oriented.

    Cons

    Packaged food is a challenging sector.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "GMI is Great"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tech III in West Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Tech III in West Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great People and great pay

    Cons

    Some mandatory weekends and forced overtime

    Advice to Management

    buy more ad time on TV for all products


  4. "Great career development opportunities"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Replenishment Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Customer Replenishment Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Mills (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Positive culture and work/life balance. Great managers. Company strategy and priorities align with my beliefs. Good reputation within the community. I love Big G!

    Cons

    A company of very professional and driven people. Sometimes I feel like a very small fish in a big ocean.


  5. "Great place to work but in declining product categories"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Mills (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, wonderful environment, great businesses, great to have on resume

    Cons

    Business performance isn't great, just undergone another restructuring/layoffs, 3rd in 6 years


  6. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    Awesome place to work and super people

    Cons

    To many secrets as far as career path


  7. "Factory worker,forklift deiver,product inspector"

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    Former Freelancer - Factory in Vineland, NJ
    Former Freelancer - Factory in Vineland, NJ

    I worked at General Mills (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Everyone was respected,the pay was more than fair

    Cons

    Its going out of bussiness

    Advice to Management

    N/A

  8. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Marketing Communications Senior Planner in Golden Valley, MN
    Current Employee - Marketing Communications Senior Planner in Golden Valley, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Incredible work life balance (dependent on team)
    -Amazing people - all high achievers that never drop the ball
    -Awesome perks - free gym and reasonable health care!
    -Freedom to make your career what you want it to be
    -Making the right moves for growth -Natural, Organic and eCommerce

    Cons

    -Shaky fiscal quarters at times (can be scary for job security)
    -Creativity can be limited with budget constraints


  9. "Great Place to Start a Career"

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    Current Employee - Business Management Associate in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Business Management Associate in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    management cares about the development of employees, great culture and work life balance. Benefits are better than any I have seen

    Cons

    Living at headquarters in snowy MN


  10. "Logistics Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Logistics Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Logistics Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, great benefits, good bonus, career advancement, great people, and great brands to work on

    Cons

    Reactive speed is not quick enough to market


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