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General Mills Reviews

Updated Jun 12, 2019

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General Mills CEO Jeff Harmening
Jeff Harmening
198 Ratings
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  • "No Work life balance due to work shifts(in 93 reviews)

  • "Decision making tension between region & local markets hasn't been fully resolved yet(in 52 reviews)

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  1. "Sales"

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      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

      General Mills2018-02-03
    • "good place"

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      Former Employee - Associate in Toronto, ON
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at General Mills full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      good environment with kind coworkers

      Cons

      slow change and sometimes politics like any place

      Advice to Management

      minimize changes

      General Mills2019-05-30
    • "Great Place going through changing times"

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      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.

      General Mills2018-10-18
    • "Account Development Manager"

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      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

      General Mills2018-08-15
    • "Associate Marketing Manager"

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        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

        General Mills2018-08-16
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        "General Mills"

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        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.

        General Mills2018-03-27
      • "Financial analyst"

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        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

        General Mills2018-02-12
      • "Nice place to work"

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          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!

          General Mills2018-01-24
        • "Overview"

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          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

          General Mills2017-12-09
        • "Amazing training ground"

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

          I have been working at General Mills full-time for 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.

          General Mills2017-10-11
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