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General Mills Reviews

Updated 15 December, 2018
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  • "Work/life balance dependent on team you are placed in" (in 91 reviews)

  • "1 - Slow Decision making - sometimes" (in 48 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing training ground"

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    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people. Great training ground. Good compensation. Good work life balance.

    Cons

    Minnesota nice. Sometimes too slow to react to changing market dynamics.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work.


  2. "Great Place going through changing times"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    People, collaboration, culture and support. General Mills works hard for the business and its people.

    Cons

    Change is inevitable and General Mills is working hard to stay ahead. With that comes growing pains that the organization is working through.

  3. "Account Development Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    Has a good work environment with passionate co-workers
    Lots of opportunity to work in different roles

    Cons

    There has been a lot of re-structuring going on


  4. "Associate Marketing Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    Good culture and work environment

    Cons

    Tedious tasks and lack of innovation

    Advice to Management

    More autonomy


  5. Helpful (1)

    "General Mills"

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

    I have been working at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    Great work culture. Competitive salaries. Opportunity to work with cross-functional functions.

    Cons

    Tougher advancements. Work/life balance dependent on team you are placed in. Limited training.

    Advice to Management

    Have more efforts to retain employees.


  6. "Financial analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance, work from home option

    Cons

    Night shifts, management is not easily accessible


  7. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    Great Culture, pay and benefits

    Cons

    i have none at this time

  8. "Nice place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    Nice office, good benefits, talented people

    Cons

    Seems to have increasing turnover

    Advice to Management

    Retain talent!


  9. "Overview"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    Good salary and a number of benefits

    Cons

    Limited opportunities within the Canadian office


  10. "Marketing Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    -Great Company
    -Lots of room for growth

    Cons

    -Manager could have been more helpful

    Advice to Management

    -Interact more with workers