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GM - the story of the perfect love hate relationship

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  • Work/Life Balance
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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at General Motors

Pros

GM can be a great place to work with unique opportunities, creative design problems, wonderful people, and a good balance of work to life. Most mid level management are good people to work for in your functional area. Salary is typically good to better than most, and the benefits are top notch as they have always been.

Cons

The bureaucracy in product development rivals the government. The rigidness to standards and procedures can be overwhelming. The manufacturing side of engineering whines more than a motor with a bad bearing. Most manufacturing/assembly personnel are very unwilling to try anything new or push the envelope. Most of upper level management is out of touch with what is really going on in the new programs. There is little to no opportunity for advancement unless you find it yourself - and even the HR and management will tell you that as well.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Promote those who deserve it, not those who kiss ass and ask for it.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Great company and great salary and support

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Texas, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Engineer in Texas, GA (US)

    I worked at General Motors full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good benefits and support for employees

    Cons

    Management is distant and needs to be more involved

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get more involved in things.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at General Motors

    Pros

    everything, this place is really nice. The headquarters downtown is awesome, and the environmental is nice.

    Cons

    not too many cons,
    the parking is not always fun, and there are the occasional maintainer employees that are disrespectful/

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