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  • www.generalmills.com
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1866
  • Company - Public (GIS)
  • Food & Drink Manufacturing
  • $10+ billion (USD)

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General Mills is a leading global food company that serves the world by making food people love. Our brands include Cheerios, Annie's, Yoplait, Nature Valley, Fiber One, Häagen-Dazs, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Old El Paso, Wanchai Ferry, Yoki and more. Headquartered in ...
Mission: We serve the world by making food people love

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Has anyone here ever worked/considered working in “brand management” at a CPG giant like P&G, General Mills, etc? I just looked up salaries...it’s like $180k for roles with 4-5yrs experience, and those offices are all in the Midwest. You could buy a mansion in Cincinnati with that kind of money! Or more preferably, save 80% of your earnings while working for a few years and then buy somewhere you’d actually want to live. Plus it’s client-side, and something tells me the hours would be super easy

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General Mills Reviews

4.1
82%
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87%
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Jeff Harmening
Jeff Harmening
589 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee

"Great"

Aug 7, 2021 - Associate in Newmarket, ON

Pros

Great place, i had a good experiene

Cons

nothing negative to say blah blah
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Diversity & Inclusion at General Mills

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General Mills Interviews

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Negative10%
Neutral17%
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Applied online38%
Campus Recruiting36%
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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at General Mills (United States)

    Interview

    Was contacted by a recruiter and discussed the role for 30 minutes. Two additional steps included 30 minute interview with manager and a second round with about 4 additional employees. Questions were relevant and everyone was very friendly.

    They also accommodate my situation very well as I had an offer from another company. Donald the recruiter was so helpful throughout.
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Company Updates

May 10, 2018
Annette Frawley works in our Law dept. as senior counsel, intellectual property. She says: “I wanted to work for Betty Crocker at the age of nine. I didn’t realize at the time that Betty Crocker was a fictional character, but I knew the products with her name on them meant quality and were quite often present on the table during meals, family holidays, birthdays, etc. I remember the day I told my mom I had been hired at General Mills; she reminded me of what I had said as a kid. My instincts about the company at age nine weren’t wrong. I love working at General Mills with teams and individuals who care so much about each other and the consumers they serve. And who are so passionate about quality, innovation, the environment, engaging with those who choose our products and with those who do not choose our products, the farmers in our supply chain, giving back, making a difference in communities of various shapes and sizes. I love being able to still feel a connection to my farm roots. I am humbled by the caring, talented people I am so lucky to work alongside of each and every day."
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General Mills is proud to be on the 2018 Working Mother Magazine Best Companies for Multicultural Women list. The initiative recognizes organizations that are most successful in bringing multicultural women into professional and leadership positions. Learn about our inclusive programs and policies that helped us earn a spot on the list: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQWaW #WMMulticultural
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General Mills Awards & Accolades

  • Employees' Choice -50 Best Places to workGlassdoor2013
  • 100 Best Companies to Work ForFortune2010

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