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General Mills Reviews

Updated 14 June 2018
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  • "Work/life balance dependent on team you are placed in" (in 89 reviews)

  • "1 - Slow Decision making - sometimes" (in 46 reviews)

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  1. "One of the Best Companies to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai

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

    Pros

    Flexi-work hours, Good management, Opportunities to work on new emerging tech.

    Cons

    Keep doing your best.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing your best


  2. "Great Company to work"

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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

    Amazing Global Exposure, Work Life Balance

    Cons

    Lack of aggressiveness due to which losing market share

  3. "Unknown"

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

    I worked at General Mills (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work life balance, great culture

    Cons

    Less opportunity to learn


  4. "Sr Business Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Work Life balance
    Not must project pressure. Depends on team to team

    Cons

    International Shift timings
    Less Compensations than Market


  5. "Good company to start your career"

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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 (More than a year)

    Pros

    Working culture was really good.

    Cons

    Sometimes you've to work for extra hours without being paid

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  6. "Overhyped, Overrated Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Good Pay
     - Pick up and home drops only for certain shifts

    Cons

    - Too much politics, favoritism given to tenured employees, bias leadership
     - HR shows it has influence in leadership decisions however it is not the case
     - They will offer you high pay at lower designation; but you get stuck in this company as no outside company will pay you for a similar or even a level up
     - Worst are the US counterparts - they don't respect work done by Mumbai team; have high influence in every decision making, and only create hurdles
     - No new learning or value add to your profile / career
     - Too much focus on cost cutting leading to taking lot many benefits away from employees
     - You can get laid off any time - no job security
     - Worst cafeteria - you get fixed food only for a certain duration. free snacks not fit for consumption

    Advice to Management

    Catch up before you lose it all!


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Not good for long term career in Mumbai - its a BPO"

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    Current Employee - Supply Chain Executive in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Executive in Mumbai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pick and drop facility. College environment. No work Pressure, since they have too many people (in SC)

    Cons

    Only low level transactional work in SC. (only good for 2 yrs)
    Market value of general mills experience is very low. They treat you as a BPO employee.
    Bad HR practice. there is no linkage between performance and appraisals. Its already pre determined based on favoritism.
    Not a growing company - sales is down year on year.
    Non deserving people in leadership levels. cant be compared to leadership in main stream indian companies.

    Advice to Management

    shake up your leadership layer and redefine expectation. focus on business.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Never work above 2 years.."

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    Former Employee - Quality Coordinator in Mumbai
    Former Employee - Quality Coordinator in Mumbai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Mills full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work like balance, facilities like free tea/coffee, snacks dinner etc for GBS.
    HR support incase of medical leaves, Office Interiors, chance to enhance soft skills, chance to go abroad for few days

    Cons

    Nothing to learn techinically, spoilage of career since its outsourced business GBS,
    Poor treatment from Unites States.
    Lack of good leadership, next to call centre.. Its a KPO.

    Advice to Management

    Leaders are required not managers


  9. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Mumbai
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Mumbai
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Mills full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good core values and ethics

    Cons

    Was not prepared for the change

    Advice to Management

    Getting rid of old talent will not help you solve the current business down fall


  10. "Engineering Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Mumbai
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Mills full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    People oriented company- Good to work with.

    Cons

    No Comments to share here.

    Advice to Management

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