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General Motors Reviews

Updated November 16, 2018
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  • "Work life balance is something you need to be proactive about" (in 109 reviews)

  • "Long Hours, Difficult Commute if not local" (in 86 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "5 Star Company"

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Warren, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Warren, MI
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people who are dedicated to their work and the company. Great benefits, work-life balance, and quality of life. GM is a company that cares about its people and customers.

    Cons

    Lots of ups and downs in the automobile industry. If you are looking for job security, you may want to look for other options.


  2. "Tough but satisfying"

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

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

    Pros

    Decent pay and friendly people

    Cons

    No raise on your one year review

  3. "GM - What you'd expect"

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

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

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunities for advancement

    Cons

    You need to advocate for yourself and manage your own career.


  4. "Good benefits"

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

    I have been working at General Motors full-time

    Pros

    Good 401 / Health Care

    Cons

    Lower salary for the role


  5. "Software Developer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at General Motors full-time

    Pros

    Bonus, great benefits, discounts, great pay, opportunities

    Cons

    Work with older technologies, managers not that technical


  6. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Motors full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Extremely generous bonuses, and great pay. You work for your money, but excellent benefits.

    Cons

    Frequent Layoffs; however, great pay and benefits.


  7. "Great Company"

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

    I have been working at General Motors full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Encourage movement, flexible hours, Various Locations

    Cons

    Long Hours, Difficult Commute if not local

  8. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Engineer
    Current Employee - Engineer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good team work, friendly environment

    Cons

    limited opportunities if they do not know you


  9. "Great!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Motors full-time

    Pros

    Can't beat the pay and the benefits

    Cons

    Sounds like layoffs are coming soon


  10. "Good Company with great culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Motors full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I liked the people and the culture.

    Cons

    Very inflexible when it comes to moving positions.

    Advice to Management

    Work with new hires to find positions they actually want.


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