General Motors (GM) Reviews

Updated Jul 5, 2020

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General Motors (GM) CEO Mary Barra
Mary Barra
2,118 Ratings
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  • "work/life balance skews towards work(in 153 reviews)

  • "Occasionally has long hours depending on issues or upcoming design reviews(in 124 reviews)

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    "Demanding Role w/ Endless Opportunities"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Design Release Engineer in Warren, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Motors (GM) full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    This role provides a lot of great experiences for future jobs Provides exposure and opportunities to progress within the company

    Cons

    Occasionally has long hours depending on issues or upcoming design reviews

    General Motors (GM) Response

    March 2, 2020Talent Media Lead

    Hello, we appreciate you taking the time to leave a review. We feel that General Motors provides employees the opportunity for career exposure across multiple business functions. We are glad to hear you have been pleased with your opportunities and career path trajectory. - Talent Media Lead

  2. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Validation Engineer in Pontiac, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Motors (GM) full-time

    Pros

    Great career opportunities, employee development, benefits

    Cons

    Lots of internal movement, could be considered a pro or con

  3. "Good company for career starters"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at General Motors (GM) full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - decent benefits(401k matching, health benefits, average starting pay) - good mentorship, management - great place to learn about big enterprise ecosystems

    Cons

    - 2yrs of new-grad hire lvl of jobs - not so exciting projects(depends on location of work)

  4. "Amazing!!!"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Student Intern I 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Motors (GM) full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great environment, amazing mentorship, high salary, and great benefits!

    Cons

    I really had an amazing time with everything, fun internship!

  5. "good company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - CAE Engineer in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at General Motors (GM) full-time

    Pros

    nice place to learn and growth

    Cons

    until now, everything is good, no cons.

  6. "Good place to gain experience and make a career"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Material Handler in Flint, MI

    I worked at General Motors (GM) part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Plenty of down time, easy work, room for advancement

    Cons

    repetitive work, not much choice in the job you take on

  7. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Power Electronics Engineer in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Motors (GM) full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very collaborative and enjoyable work environment

    Cons

    Things move slowly at company

  8. "awesome"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Product Development Engineer 

    I have been working at General Motors (GM) full-time

    Pros

    Pretty amazing place to work at

    Cons

    I could not think of any cons

  9. "Intern"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Intern in Warren, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Motors (GM) full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company, great coworkers and immediate management

    Cons

    Big company, slow moving at times

  10. "I like cars"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in New York, NY
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Motors (GM) full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Building different kinds of cars.

    Cons

    Building the not good kind of cars.

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