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General Mills Reviews

Updated Oct 14, 2019

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General Mills CEO Jeff Harmening
Jeff Harmening
225 Ratings
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  • "Work-life balance can be a challenge in our digital age(in 97 reviews)

  • "Decision making tension between region & local markets hasn't been fully resolved yet(in 54 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good and Bad"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    Good training at the start

    Cons

    No room to advance within the company

    General Mills2019-03-07
  2. "I have been working with general mills for past 2 years"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    Very good Work life balance

    Cons

    Nothing bad to mention about

    General Mills2019-10-14
  3. "great place to work but shrinking and becoming like any other"

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    Former Employee - Senior Director in Minneapolis, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at General Mills full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great brands Great potential even with loss of many benefits, it is still very good

    Cons

    slow decision making short term vision unfortunately loss of innovation capabilities

    Advice to Management

    you claim to be bold so be bold. Stop the culture of consensus. Stop calling debate, productive discourse it is just another way not to address head on the necessity of debating ideas for the best of the company.

    General Mills2019-10-10
  4. "Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Mills full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work life balance with different kind of work.

    Cons

    depends on with your manager and project

    General Mills2019-10-08
  5. "Great development program"

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    Current Employee - Sales Program in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Mills full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people, laid back environment, not micro-managed, great pay. Huge opportunities for professional and career growth.

    Cons

    No MBA reimbursement. Structured. Few opportunities for Sales to go other places in the org. Location.

    General Mills2019-10-04
  6. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Customer Account Specialist 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Mills full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Company Values, Benefits, Compensation, Company Vehicle, Flexibility

    Cons

    Work load and Stress, Micromanagement. Opportunities limited unless willing to relocate.

    General Mills2019-10-03
  7. "GMI BMA"

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    Current Employee - Business Management Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    work flexibility fun environment very supportive

    Cons

    lots of data set career path

    General Mills2019-09-29
  8. "Very good company"

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Madrid
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Mills full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    American business culture and good salary

    Cons

    Power in small circles.

    Advice to Management

    Opening more the power

    General Mills2019-09-30
  9. "Good career start option"

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    Former Employee - Account Executive in Powai, Maharashtra
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    Excellent pay scale for freshers. Good working environment

    Cons

    Favouritism at it's peak. Lots of pressure

    Advice to Management

    ...

    General Mills2019-10-13
  10. "Mixed up and Not a good experience."

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    Former Employee - Manufacturing Technician in Albuquerque, NM
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Mills full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Some good management but they weren't there long. Same with HR turnover.

    Cons

    Some good management but too many old employees to sabotage any new knowledge or input. They will have your blackballed.

    Advice to Management

    Clean out the real problems.

    General Mills2019-10-08
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