General Mills Reviews

Updated 7 Jul 2020

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3.8
83%
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General Mills CEO Jeff Harmening
Jeff Harmening
289 Ratings
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good and Bad"

    2.0
    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

  2. "Love this company!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture, great people, great products. A fantastic place to learn the fundamentals of running a business.

    Cons

    Sometimes it felt a bit cut-throat with folks trying to cross the finish line faster than peers.

  3. "Employee Centric Organisation"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Professional work culture - Emp engagement activities - No unnecessary pressure - Open to ideas - Structured and process-oriented - Free Food - Pick and Drop

    Cons

    - Due to cool culture, some people take disadvantage - Some people live with laid back attitude

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  4. Helpful (1)

    "Diversity?"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Mills full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good benefits. Nice people. Nice campus ... a town within a town. Very convenient.

    Cons

    Preach diversity .... but they could not ... and will not .... ever be able to cover all bases. For example, only hire those from high prestige colleges. Ummm . There are “scrappers” out there who have degrees from lower level colleges whom are out there to prove themselves.... you are Missing major talent here. Give these people a chance .... as part of your diversity effort. Ain’t all about color.

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  5. "Fantastic Company Culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Account Specialist in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Leadership is as focused on culture as they are on business results, understanding the correlation between the two Pushing the food industry in the right direction

    Cons

    Sometimes slow moving in decision making

  6. "Decent place to work."

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Apprentice Technician in Albuquerque, NM
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Mills full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, Fair amount of PTO, Good coworkers, focus on safety.

    Cons

    Biased promotion system, Long days (12+ hours), Floor workers can't promote to corporate office jobs.

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  7. "Nice place to start your career"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Hiranandani Gardens
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Nice work culture - Work-Life balance - Recognitions

    Cons

    Senior members are a bit hideous

  8. "Nice Company To Work With"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Digital Marketing Producer in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Mills full-time

    Pros

    There is Good Working Culture

    Cons

    I don't see any downfall for working with general mills

  9. "Make general mills great again."

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Temporary in Joplin, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pays well, great boss, good hours.

    Cons

    Very loud, no communication, very little team work.

  10. "Working At General Mills"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Metro Contractor in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Opportunities for overtime and professional growth opportunities

    Cons

    Warehouse is not air conditioned

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