General Motors
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Updated Apr 14, 2014
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3.3 775 reviews

                             

89% Approve of the CEO

General Motors CEO Mary Barra

Mary Barra

(46 ratings)

62% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Definitely improving work-life balance as well by allowing more work from home opportunities"
    in 35 reviews
  • "Solid pay and benefits, some good people who know their business"
    in 25 reviews
Cons:
  • "Issues with work-life balance; company culture needs a lot of work"
    in 12 reviews
  • "Upper management lost their love for cars and what they mean for the consumer"
    in 17 reviews
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Good company but not working well

Senior Researcher (Former Employee)
Bangalore

I worked at General Motors full-time for more than a year

ProsIt was a great place for research and product development. It encourage cutting edge technology and was a great place for engineers. The R&D space had awesome talent focused on good science. The leaders were good as well.

ConsThe companies financials were not good. The operating model in India has not been working well. Some of the vehicles in India are not up to the mark, Post bankruptcy the company never seem to have recovered fully.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Pretty Good so far

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at General Motors full-time for more than 3 years

Pros1. One of the best company if your enthusiastic to learn which is vast in this org.
2. Flexible working hours depends on the team again.

Cons1. Very less onsite opportunities.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Lots to learn - ocean of knowledge. High focus on ethics and values.

Manager (Current Employee)
Bangalore

I have been working at General Motors full-time for more than 8 years

Pros- Ethics & Values
- Opportunities for job rotation
- Technical knowledge availability
- Decent work culture, interaction with the globe
- Decent pay

Cons- Too many people from a certain state (and they recruit more from that state!)
- Senior management very rigid in their thoughts
- Politics as you grow higher

Advice to Senior ManagementInteract more with people rather than just getting information from direct reports.

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Systems Engineer (Former Employee)
Bangalore

I worked at General Motors full-time for more than a year

ProsGood company, good working culture, excellent opportunity to learn automotive domain knowledge

Consslow progress of work, slow growth, some politics at high level. lackluster sell make it tough to survive day by day, not much onsite opportunity

Advice to Senior Managementstart focusing on work, care for employees.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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good

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at General Motors

Prosnice wrk in the company

Consmore work in the company

Advice to Senior Managementkeep it up

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It's good experience

Finance Executive (Current Employee)
Bangalore

I have been working at General Motors as a contractor for more than 3 years

Prosworking environment peoples are good...

ConsNothing like that its depends on the situations

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to think about others

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Researcher (Former Employee)
Bangalore

I worked at General Motors full-time for more than a year

ProsVery good work culture. People were technically brilliant

ConsFound that some teams lack direction

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Very good working environment

Engineer (Current Employee)
Bangalore

I have been working at General Motors full-time for more than 3 years

ProsWorking Environment and the work-life balance.

ConsCompensation and benefits comparatively less.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Cozy work, Moderate Salary, Super Slow career growth, boring work environment

Senior Engineer (Current Employee)
Bangalore

I have been working at General Motors full-time for more than 5 years

ProsCozy work, less peer pressure, easy leaves

ConsVery slow career growth, moderate appraisals, boring life style

Advice to Senior Management1) apply techniques for faster growth in career
2) apply techniques for better social & cultural environment

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Working culture is good

Senior Engineer (Current Employee)
Bangalore

I have been working at General Motors full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood work life balance & good career exposure

ConsEnjoying working here with global peoples.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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