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GE Capital Reviews

Updated 19 May 2018
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Pros
  • Nice environment, good training, clear career path combined with a good work life balance (in 149 reviews)

  • They offer employees a healthy work environment at market wages (in 73 reviews)

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  1. "Lead Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GE Capital full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    large firm, career perspective, interesting projects

    Cons

    lack of clear vision, inefficient processes

    Advice to Management

    be more dynamic, proactive


  2. "Friendly, interesting, ambitious company and hardworking"

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

    I worked at GE Capital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    interesting work and the management is brilliant

    Cons

    long hours, they should allow flexi time

    Advice to Management

    try organise the departments to interact more to advance career progression

  3. "GE"

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    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Shannon
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Shannon
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent Benefits and competitive salaries

    Cons

    Poor career mobility, work-life balance


  4. "customer service agent"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at GE Capital full-time

    Pros

    Great Team Leader, very personable and approachable.

    Cons

    sitting for long periods of time


  5. "Great company to work for"

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

    I have been working at GE Capital full-time

    Pros

    Good company with big number of options to do different things in different sectors and sub business units, good atmosphere, gives flexibility to work remotely

    Cons

    Business in current global restructuring


  6. "Good atmosphere and well paid"

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    Former Employee - Co Op Student in Shannon
    Former Employee - Co Op Student in Shannon
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I found it a nice place to work. I was on college placement at the time and I was well paid for what I was doing

    Cons

    Bit of a commute from where I was living. Not much else in the area bar other MNCs. Lack of options outside of the building itself.


  7. "GE Capital"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Recommends

    I worked at GE Capital (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Many career opportunities. Good graduate programs. Dress policy isn't constraining.

    Cons

    GE itself is huge, a mammoth and quite hierarchical.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage spirit of initiative by reducing the number of hierarchy level

  8. "Busy finance department"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at GE Capital full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good employee benefits, salary above market average. Good team of people. Company offers opportunities to develop and grow and provides great work experience upon which to progress.

    Cons

    Heavy workload and high pressure work environment. Overtime often required and expected.


  9. "Great company to have on a resume"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GE Capital (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great company for resume
    Emphasis on training and internal advancement
    Flexible working hours

    Cons

    Very high workload
    IT considered a cost
    Small team in Ireland
    Huge company/a lot of bureaucracy


  10. "Avoid"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    The salary is higher than the competition.

    Cons

    Poor atmosphere, nasty competitive nature among staff even when on the same team and not working towards individual targets. Very little help or guidance from some management. Difficult to get time off. May have to work bank holidays.


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