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Updated January 22, 2018
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  • What I will say to this is that work-life balance is what you make of it (in 89 reviews)

  • May require long hours on the job (in 83 reviews)

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  1. "Engine Component Designer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at General Motors full-time

    Pros

    Great working environment, and people.

    Cons

    No cons that I know of at the moment.


  2. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Warren, MI
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Warren, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    NA - we’ll difine core values for the company’s future from the senior leadership

    Cons

    NA- middle level leadership (exec Director/Director leve) still operating in silos....hard to change the culture.... to the GM core values that is the future

    Advice to Management

    Will not make any difference

  3. "Only applies to IT roles"

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    Former Employee - Big Data Engineer in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Big Data Engineer in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I like the high-level direction of the company. There are some very interesting projects ongoing.

    Cons

    IT is very disorganized and bureaucratic and inefficient. Some good people, some not so impressive. Management was poor. My role ended up being different than advertised.

    Advice to Management

    Scale down goals and focus on building motivated, talented workforce in IT.


  4. "Great Company For First Job"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    GM gives a $1500 annual HSA contribution. Health and dental combined cost <$50/mnth for single. 16 company holidays + 15 paid vacation days + sick days for new hire. Good mobility within same job level. Bi-annual compensation reviews for first 3 years.

    Cons

    Appears that it is difficult to move up in job levels.


  5. "Service Advisor"

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    Current Employee - Automotive Service Advisor in New Orleans, LA
    Current Employee - Automotive Service Advisor in New Orleans, LA
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    fast paced and the day goes by fast

    Cons

    Stressful. Not appreciated by management because they don’t feel appreciated by General Motors. The only winner at a dealership is the owner!


  6. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Motors full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Young environment with lots of team work opportunities

    Cons

    Individual experiences vary based on direct manager


  7. "Working at General Motors"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Motors full-time

    Pros

    The pay is good and you get overtime

    Cons

    The labor is intense, it breaks your body down

  8. "Entire family worked for Fisher Body in Flint and Kalamazoo Mi. They also worked in KansasCity. GM is a great company."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    GM has great benefits and pay. It's kinda like working for America, you feel proud.

    Cons

    Probably a lot of standing. If something goes wrong with a vehicle, I may feel the blame for the problem. Pressure to do my job correctly is always there.

    Advice to Management

    Hire me...Keep up the good work and give an 18 year old a chance.


  9. "QA"

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    Current Employee - Software Test Analyst in Chandler, AZ
    Current Employee - Software Test Analyst in Chandler, AZ
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Vacation time, benefits, flexibility from management, focus on skill development

    Cons

    Some departments suffer bad internal politics a few rungs up the ladder

    Advice to Management

    Push continuous improvement harder, create better relationships between IT and business


  10. "Nice"

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    Current Employee - Production in Flint, MI
    Current Employee - Production in Flint, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Money is nice to me

    Cons

    Layoffs interrupts my forward progress

    Advice to Management

    Standard


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