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General Mills Overview

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Minneapolis, MN (US)
10000+ employees
1866
Company - Public (GIS)
Manufacturing
€5 to €10 billion (EUR) per year
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General Mills is a leading global food company that serves the world by making food people love. Our brands include Cheerios, Annie's, Yoplait, Nature Valley, Fiber One, Häagen-Dazs, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Old El Paso, Wanchai Ferry, Yoki and more ... Read more

Mission: We serve the world by making food people love

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

    Pros

    - great work perks
    - great salary
    - flexi hours

    Cons

    - work culture can be challenging

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General Mills Interviews

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mumbai (India)
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    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at General Mills (Mumbai (India)).

    Interview

    Aptitude - 35 minutes, 2 Technical Rounds, 1 HR Round
    Aptitude was moderate. It consisted of general aptitude and logical questions, data interpretation, situational behavior, technologies used at general mills.
    Interview was completely project based & based technologies you used.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about your Academic Projects.
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Company Updates

  • Mollie Wulff is a corporate communications manager on the Global Communications team at General Mills. Much of her workday is spent creating content to support our sustainability efforts. When asked how she supports our company purpose to "Serve the World by Making Food People Love," Mollie said: “Through my work with the sustainability team, I have the opportunity to create unique stories to better connect people to the many ways we are treating the world with care, and to the farmers who are growing the ingredients that go into our food. From the new 'You Grow, Girl!' blog series to videos featuring farmers, we are bringing our work and our purpose to life.” Mollie talks about her recent visits to Canada to talk with oat farmers, in this article: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQyBu

    Behind every ingredient, there is a farmer

    I had the privilege and honor to recently spend two days in the fields of some of the Canadian farmers who grow oats used in Cheerios. Their stories

  • The second farmer featured in our “You Grow, Girl!” blog series is Haley Ostberg of Dominion City, Manitoba. Hear Ostberg talk about her call to farm, gender equality in agriculture and modern day farming, here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ0IP

    You Grow, Girl!: Haley Ostberg

    Editor's note: This is the second post in a series highlighting female farmers around the globe - from the northern reaches of Canada, to the heartland of the U.S., to the western coast of Africa, to the rolling hills of France and beyond. The series aims to amplify...

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General Mills Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
  • Employees' Choice -50 Best Places to work, Glassdoor, 2013
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