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GE Capital Reviews

Updated Nov 14, 2019

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3.7
76%
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75%
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GE Capital CEO Richard Laxer (no image)
Richard Laxer
110 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work-life balance (although there's a lot of working "off-hours", you can work from home any time)(in 160 reviews)

  • "Great people working here, and a real passion for excellence(in 74 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/life balance can be challenging to manage to meet deadlines by senior leadership(in 58 reviews)

  • "long hours, they should allow flexi time(in 27 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Really innovative Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time

    Pros

    nice company with very good leaders.

    Cons

    Nothing bad to say on this company

    GE Capital2019-08-12
  2. "Great Starting Point"

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    Former Employee - Intern 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great documentation and training provided for students to start, and learn quickly. Team was very supportive, as well as managers. Team building events were a lot of fun.

    Cons

    Limited career progression opportunities, and hard to get a returning offer after finishing the internship.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work, and thank you for the great experiences.

    GE Capital2019-09-13
  3. "Great company, unrealistic sales targets and poor succession planning"

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    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Mississauga, ON
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Established company with lots of opportunity Stable company with solid benefits

    Cons

    So big, entry level and intermediate employees are lost in the cracks Poor succession planning with no defined path to promotion or other opportunities

    GE Capital2019-05-23
  4. "Good Start"

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    Former Employee - Cash Applications Specialist in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team, everyone was very nice with lots of fun activities.

    Cons

    Work was not challenging, no room for advancement

    GE Capital2019-05-17
  5. "Iconic company, great brand."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GE Capital full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great company, work-life balance, flexibility, access to management, exposure to projects, top-tier leadership training.

    Cons

    Too focused on soft-skills, lacks technical training.

    GE Capital2019-01-18
  6. "Pretty good employer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Pay was above average Various ways of recognizing employee performance - example gift cards to stores as a "thank you" Really cared about the development of its employees Offered unlimited access to online training Selected employees were sent to offsite training, all expenses paid

    Cons

    Slow to evaluate promotion requests Some internal politics Offices not always well-located

    Advice to Management

    Pretty great managers and overall culture.

    GE Capital2018-11-02
  7. "Ast Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at GE Capital full-time

    Pros

    Very nice working culture for employees

    Cons

    Should focus more on personality development trainings

    GE Capital2018-08-31
  8. "Review from the past"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Better time management for employees. Very few levels of management

    Cons

    Lack of Planning, Less diversified portfolio of services

    Advice to Management

    Adapt to change

    GE Capital2018-07-06
  9. "GE Capital"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Was a great place to learn banking - Fast-pace environment - Qualified and smart employees - Management was not afraid to delegate authority - Great company values

    Cons

    - Winding down business - Canada CEO lacked leadership and vision - Lack of transparency through restructuring

    Advice to Management

    None

    GE Capital2018-07-11
  10. "Amazing culture, limited growth"

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    Current Employee - Senior Credit Risk Analyst in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GE Capital full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people to work with, great flexibility, work-life balance, good focus of senior management of enhancing skills

    Cons

    Current financial condition of the company is not great. Limited growth opportunities

    Advice to Management

    None

    GE Capital2018-04-12
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