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Updated Nov. 26, 2022

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Found 3,525 of over 4K reviews
4.1
81% Recommend to a Friend
General Mills CEO Jeff Harmening
88% Approve of CEO

Found 2,991 of over 4K reviews

4.1
81%
Recommend to a Friend
88%
Approve of CEO
General Mills CEO Jeff Harmening
Jeff Harmening
882 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work life balance is the best perk(in 438 reviews)

  • "All-around great people and company(in 156 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work life balance in some positions(in 113 reviews)

  • "decision making can be a bit slow due to number of layers in the organisation as is the case with most global businesses(in 62 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Job

      Oct. 20, 2022 - Labourer 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good pay Good pension Good benefits

      Cons

      Too far to travel for me

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Place to Start Career

      Nov. 16, 2022 - Marketing Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good culture, managers that care, talented coworkers

      Cons

      Limited opportunity for advancement, pay isn't competitive, location inconvenient for commuters

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    4. 2.0
      Current Employee

      A nice place

      Nov. 5, 2022 - Human Resources 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Nice pay and flexible work

      Cons

      Work can be stressful sometimes

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Review

      Oct. 20, 2022 - Marketing Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Valuable experience in traditional marketing company.

      Cons

      Not enough staff or resources. Often employees are over-worked

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good job

      Sep. 25, 2022 - Warehouse Operator in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Manager was great to work for.

      Cons

      Terrible pay but got free food

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good company

      Jul. 24, 2022 - Market Development Manager in Mississauga, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      There is a Strong team with Nice people & Hybrid work environment

      Cons

      Lack of people resourcing leads to burnout

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

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      May 31, 2022 - Brand Manager 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Strong Culture and Smart People

      Cons

      Recent re-organizations have limited career growth

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    9. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Not worth it

      May 30, 2022 - Machine Operator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly workers Good experience as first job

      Cons

      Long hours and don’t respect peoples day off or vacation. Make you work extra long hours. Pay very little

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      good company

      May 14, 2022 - Associate Brand Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      hours are good and flexible

      Cons

      no room for growth in the company

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    11. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Interview Process!

      Apr. 18, 2022 - Finance Analyst 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Friendly and knowledgeable team Professional training Flexible work environment

      Cons

      Lengthy, but detailed, interview panel

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    General Mills has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 3,834 reviews left anonymously by employees. 81% of employees would recommend working at General Mills to a friend and 72% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

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