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Updated February 24, 2017
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  • Work life balance takes a toll sometimes (in 73 reviews)

  • Long hours customers would often become upset if the problem wasn't fixed the first time andbrepairabwerebkimd of slow on technicians part (in 66 reviews)

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  1. "Associate Administrator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Administrator in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Associate Administrator in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    GM is a great place to work

    Cons

    None so far, all is good


  2. "GM review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Warren, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Warren, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, 40 hour weeks

    Cons

    No engineering design work in house.

    Advice to Management

    Don't be prejudice to older employees.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Designer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Motors full-time

    Pros

    Good environment for growth and stability.

    Cons

    A lot of red tape. Difficult to move up


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  5. "Big Data Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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

    Pros

    Great benefits, laid-back environment, decent salary

    Cons

    Work can be repetitive and unchallenging


  6. "Great place"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Service
    Former Employee - Service
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Motors full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits , great wage.

    Cons

    Very restrictive . Poor relation between mangers.


  7. "Process Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Engineer
    Current Employee - Process Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Good pay for the work being performed

    Cons

    Long hours and upper management has no desire to help employees


  8. "GM"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Chief Engineer in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Chief Engineer in Detroit, MI

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

    Pros

    Great Products, Great Resources, Great People

    Cons

    It is a very large company


  9. Helpful (1)

    "IT Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Post bankruptcy effort has been good and helped improve numerous flaws.
    Other IT innovation centers outsdide of Michigan have helped diversify problem solving approach.
    Good salary, company values and cares about employees, company is investing in car sharing programs!

    Cons

    Excessive Politics!
    Excessive Bureaucracy!
    Very complex to navigate through different teams, organizations, and processes -- you absolutely need to know the right people.

    Advice to Management

    Simplify... Simplify... Simplify...
    Simplify the way people interact and work! -- break down barriers and red tape.
    Multiple layer upon layer of management... simplify by trying to flatten things.
    Simplify processes and cross organizational communication and interaction.


  10. "Someone once said GM stands for Generous Motors"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Design Release Engineer in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Design Release Engineer in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits, opportunity, innovative company, excellent ceo and management. Overall a fun place to work with a great work life balance.

    Cons

    The paperwork could be a little much. Sometimes it feels like people could get stuck in a position if they arent quick to move around.


  11. "Production support Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Motors full-time

    Pros

    Technical , Great pay, Making cars from stamping to highway

    Cons

    Long hours, seven day work weeks, micro managing superintendents



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