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General Mills Reviews

Updated 14 February 2019
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  • "Work/life balance dependent on team you are placed in" (in 91 reviews)

  • "All Decision making is normally done by US counterpart" (in 50 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work

    Cons

    Limited scope for growth & learning


  2. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Mumbai
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great global culture, good leadership, good pay

    Cons

    Local leadership not as good as global leadership

    Advice to Management

    Don’t lose the great leadership culture, else you will not be able to regain lost market position.

  3. "Senior financial analyst"

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    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Best pay, so many benefits to employee
    Best work life balance

    Cons

    Not much growth for promotion & profile


  4. "Scientist"

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    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best place to work and cool culture

    Cons

    No major concern to share


  5. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Standard processes are followed.
    Work life balance.

    Cons

    Work times
    No decision making ability


  6. "Good place to work."

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Analyst in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work life balance , many training and learning opportunities for employees.

    Cons

    Org changes are quite frequent. Too much time is invested in implementing these changes over and over again.


  7. "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    Infrastructure, Work Culture, Canteen, Management

    Cons

    Workload in some teams but overall good culture

    Advice to Management

    Nothing. All good.

  8. "Analyst"

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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

    Work life balance
    Good facilities
    Opportunities to learn new things

    Cons

    Low increment in Salary. It happens only in single digit

    Advice to Management

    Increment should be done in take home salary rather than increasing major portion in Performance Bonus


  9. "scientist II"

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    Current Employee - Scientist in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Scientist in Mumbai

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

    Pros

    open culture, transparancy, you get lots of learnings and ownership

    Cons

    slow project delivery many processes being in place


  10. "Slow Growth"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    1. Latest Hardware and Software Available
    2. Work Life Balance
    3. Culture is Great
    4. Provide Evening Snacks for Free

    Cons

    1. General Mills is a food manufacture company and its not growing great so expect your growth to be slow as well.
    2. Company’s culture is great with flexible shift timings but some of the people at management level will force you to work for a particular shift
    3. Compensation is not upto the mark