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Updated 22 February 2018
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  • Typical work-life balance is off as most of works happens is shifts (in 87 reviews)

  • Corporate hierarchy limits quick decision making (in 45 reviews)

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  1. "Great work-life balance"

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    Former Employee - Senior Modeling Analyst in Mumbai
    Former Employee - Senior Modeling Analyst in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at General Mills full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    One of the best places to work

    Cons

    Cost of living in Mumbai too high


  2. "Work Culture"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Mumbai
    Former Employee - Analyst in Mumbai

    I worked at General Mills (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Best work culture- Best place for employees to work

    Cons

    Company is not aggressive in their business plans

    Advice to Management

    Increase wages


  3. "Salary"

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    Current Employee - Business Development Officer in Jaipur, Rajasthan
    Current Employee - Business Development Officer in Jaipur, Rajasthan
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Mills full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good working environment, also seeks employee personal growth with organization

    Cons

    There is no cons overall company is good

    Advice to Management

    management is good no advice to management


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  5. "Awesome work experience, gets exposure to different tools & technologies"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Consultant in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Mills full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Gives opportunity to work on your area of interest, passion, get hands on lot of analytical tools, technologies. Moving to other team is easy.

    Cons

    Very slow in decision making. In few teams - limited career path for technical people.

    Advice to Management

    Need to be fast in decision making. Leadership should drive transformational change. Be Data driven company. Push for data driven decision. Make use of analytics to build smart solutions.


  6. "OK Company"

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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

    Good Pay scale, Good work-life balance.

    Cons

    Poor leadership skill, new talent development is poor and only values the old employees.

    Advice to Management

    Its a great company to work for with good ethical values but leadership would need to be more connected with people and should be acting as a source of encouragement.


  7. "Best place to work and good learning"

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    Former Employee - Senior Finance Executive in Mumbai
    Former Employee - Senior Finance Executive in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Mills full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Best place for freshers lot of new thinks to learn

    Cons

    Nothing as per my knowldge

    Advice to Management

    Be more approachable for Jr Employees


  8. "Happy employee"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The company has a very inclusive culture. The open door policy is the biggest positive aspect of the organisation.
    The leadership team is very supportive and approachable.

    Cons

    Team needs to develop on the transformation practices. The need is to be more agile in order to be more competitive.

    Advice to Management

    Innovation & product enhancement should be the prime focus area. Workforce development is another area that can be looked into


  9. "Good company to work with great facilities ."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance...Transport facility..Compensation and benefits ..Good culture

    Cons

    Work is silos ..Movement within the organisation is tough


  10. "Good Company with good Culture"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Consultant in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at General Mills full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good work culture and Work life balance

    Cons

    Unstable upper management.
    Regular changes in the structure


  11. "Quality Manager"

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

    I have been working at General Mills full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance, open to ideas, Excellent people development, Open to horrizontal moves

    Cons

    Matrix organization, slow decision making


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