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Updated September 18, 2017
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Pros
  • The work-life balance is amazing (in 213 reviews)

  • Regardless of what anyone says, the pay and benefits are great for salaried individuals (take it from someone who just relocated to the east coast) (in 66 reviews)

Cons
  • What I will say to this is that work-life balance is what you make of it (in 85 reviews)

  • long hours, old school thought process (in 75 reviews)

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  1. "There's never been a better time to be in auto"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Innovation in Warren, MI
    Current Employee - Innovation in Warren, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Mary is the most incredible CEO. She's transforming the company and the culture is shifting tremendously.

    Cons

    Location. Michigan isn't the most outdoory state, but it also could be worse!


  2. "Great"

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    Former Contractor - Engineer in Warren, MI
    Former Contractor - Engineer in Warren, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Motors as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent, great place to work and value your time

    Cons

    none, nothing to say that is negative

    Advice to Management

    Great team of managers within all locations

  3. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Additive Manufacture Technician in Warren, MI
    Current Employee - Additive Manufacture Technician in Warren, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    General Motors is in a massive change of culture. Equal playing field for all.

    Cons

    Some people do not like the new "open office' areas that are being implemented around the corporation

    Advice to Management

    Continue making customers and employees as happy as possible. The rest will take care of itself.


  4. "Spare Parts Buyer/ Preventative Maintenance Coordinator"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Skilled Trades Machine Repair Team Leader in Spring Hill, TN
    Current Employee - Skilled Trades Machine Repair Team Leader in Spring Hill, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Shift preference. Vacation Days. Team oriented.

    Cons

    Possible lay offs in downturns.

    Advice to Management

    Keep your knowledgeable Managers in the areas where they can be utilized the best. Keep rotating them and you get a lot of waste and mis-management.


  5. "Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Goood company to work for

    Cons

    not many cons if you ask me


  6. "Senior Packaging Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Packaging Engineer
    Current Employee - Packaging Engineer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Exciting people that are will to help for the good of the company. Products are great.

    Cons

    Very large and kind of get lost in the crowd and work long hours as manager.


  7. "General Motors"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Semi-Flexible work schedule
    Nice office and very open office culture
    Young teams
    Great Benefits (especially the 8% 401k match)

    Cons

    Some teams are less conducive to the idea of working from home than others. In general, GM likes employees to "work from work" but there are plenty of exceptions.

    Advice to Management

    I think they're doing a great job. I don't really know enough about the inner workings of the company to give them suggestions

  8. "GM engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good pay and good benefits

    Cons

    Slow working environment with lots of red tape


  9. "Work/Family EAP Rep"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Work/Family EAP Representative in Arlington, TX
    Current Employee - Work/Family EAP Representative in Arlington, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great wage and benefits...security, and convenience

    Cons

    Getting older, may want to work less hours.

    Advice to Management

    no advice, much appreciated, please consider real people's lives and situations.


  10. "Greeter"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Motors full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    30 years working at job OK

    Cons

    Great at all working job

    Advice to Management

    Hard. Worker and willing to work at any job or position that is available at the time or place or plan.


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