BMW Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 13 Jul 2020

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BMW Vorsitzender des Vorstands Oliver Zipse
Oliver Zipse
630 Ratings
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  1. "Good, not perfect"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at BMW full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    work life balance, colleague interaction

    Cons

    hierarchy, selfishness, work can be boring

  2. "Scrum Master"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Scrum Master in Johannesburg
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMW for more than a year

    Pros

    Consistency, Flexible, Work-Life Balance, Growth, Culture & Values

    Cons

    Driving an Audi feels like a betrayal


  3. "BMW Group"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Munich, Bavaria
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good work-life balance, decent salary, attractive work place in Munich area

    Cons

    partially old structure, innovations and efficiency measurements are not supported as they should be

  4. "Good and Bad"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Controller in Munich, Bavaria
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BMW for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Work Life Balance - Benefits

    Cons

    - managerial style - Business culture (Managers don't "live" the Business Culture of BMW)

  5. "A place to learn, limited growth opportunities"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern in Singapore

    I worked at BMW for less than a year

    Pros

    - Learnt a lot within 3 months interning - Great benefits even for an intern

    Cons

    - Reached a plateau after 3 months. - My superiors mostly do not have a work-life balance.

  6. "Insurance Sales Manager"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Sales Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at BMW

    Pros

    They offer a great work life balance.

    Cons

    Senior management needs to be little mature.

  7. "Patience"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Nashville, TN

    I worked at BMW full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great pay but no life

    Cons

    No work life balance

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  8. "Perfect work life balance"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Operational Planning in Munich, Bavaria
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMW for less than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance, Competent environment

    Cons

    Low responsibility at the beginning German is a must

  9. "PhD Student"

    5.0
    Former Employee - PhD Student 

    I worked at BMW full-time

    Pros

    great company to work for, good work life balance

    Cons

    not really negative stuff to mention

  10. "Room to grow"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Automotive Service Advisor in Tucson, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at BMW full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I was able to learn as much as I wanted

    Cons

    work life balance was definitely an issue

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