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GM - the story of the perfect love hate relationship

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at General Motors

Pros

GM can be a great place to work with unique opportunities, creative design problems, wonderful people, and a good balance of work to life. Most mid level management are good people to work for in your functional area. Salary is typically good to better than most, and the benefits are top notch as they have always been.

Cons

The bureaucracy in product development rivals the government. The rigidness to standards and procedures can be overwhelming. The manufacturing side of engineering whines more than a motor with a bad bearing. Most manufacturing/assembly personnel are very unwilling to try anything new or push the envelope. Most of upper level management is out of touch with what is really going on in the new programs. There is little to no opportunity for advancement unless you find it yourself - and even the HR and management will tell you that as well.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Promote those who deserve it, not those who kiss ass and ask for it.

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Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Good but can be better

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Motors full-time

    Pros

    Resources of a big company

    Cons

    Beaurucracy of a big company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    General Motors work and career review

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    Current Employee - Controls Engineer  in  Torrance, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Controls Engineer in Torrance, CA (US)

    I have been working at General Motors as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Good, you will learn a lot from other nice and professional people.

    Cons

    Have little change to be promoted to be manager

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    Positive Outlook
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