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Fast paced demanding company
General Sanitation (Former Employee), Belvidere, ILJuly 1, 2014
Very long days & very little time off. Paychecks were great but it was hard to have a life outside of work when being forced to work so many hours.
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Good
Restaurant Manager (Operations) (Former Employee), IndiaJune 29, 2014
It was good to work with such a big company like General Mills.
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"Benefits are great, the company values are excellent, great work life balance
Analyst - Supply Chain Operations (Current Employee), Mumbai, MHJune 29, 2014
Pros: u.s leadership team with strong values and knowledge.
Cons: the management operations are very slow.
Great workplace culture Lack of anycareer growth plans due to the KPO structure (business defined by US counterparts)
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Fast paced environment
Senior QA Lead Manager (Former Employee), Golden Valley, MNJune 10, 2014
I worked in the Consumer Internet Applications department. Project Managers, Developers and testers were very knowledgeable and helpful.
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very un-organized
Picker/Packer (Former Employee), Social Circle, GAJune 10, 2014
Pros: it was a job
Cons: it was hot
everyday is just like they day before drama after drama a few laughs here and there
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Its a good company
Consultant (.Net) (Current Employee), Mumbai, MHJune 10, 2014
Pros: job work/life balance
Cons: work culture changed now a days.
Job Work/Life Balance, Flexible timings, Company follows US work culture. Its a good company this is the reason I have served long period in this company.
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Organized and fast-paced work environment
Sales representative assistant (Current Employee), Gilbert, ArizonaJune 8, 2014
A typical day working as a sales representative assistant includes consulting with various managers, lifting 25-50 pound boxes, setting up displays in various store to promote general mills products, and tracking which products are selling and which products are not. I have learned how to work in a fast-paced environment and how to communicate with – more... others well. The most enjoyable part of the job is working with my boss because I really admire her. – less
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overworked underpaid unappriaciated
Assist in wharehouse (Former Employee), ft worthMay 26, 2014
Cons: threat of being fired for everything
my spanish was not good enough for this job. most managment spoke spanish. Since i couldn't understand they treated me bad. in fact they sent me home without pay when i was working so hard.
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Productive and Efficient
Certified machine operator on Pallet Rider (Former Employee), Social Circle, GaMay 23, 2014
Pros: good overtime hours, an average of 60 hours a week
Cons: short breaks, no time for the restroom
A typical day would include an initial meeting which outlined our daily numbers which needed to be meet. Each were broken down into departments. We stretched, and got to work trying to meet production.

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Senior Integrated Marketing Communications Planner (Former Employee), Minneapolis, MNMay 20, 2014
General Mills employees are some of the smartest and most resourceful professionals that I have ever worked with.
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easy and safe work environment
General Labor (Former Employee), Social Circle, GAMay 17, 2014
Pros: great co workers
Cons: not always able to work
easy work, pay is very weak and co workers are very funny or hard to work with
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Warehouse
LINE LEADER (Former Employee), Cedar Rapids, IAMay 15, 2014
I preformed packaging for this company. I also supervised four other co-workers on my line for work performance and effort.
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intense at times but very well organized work environment
IT Desktop Support Internship (Former Employee), Murfreesboro, TNMay 14, 2014
family orientated environment, great group of people, intense at times, spend a lot of time building relationships outside of work such as luck meetings, company picnics, and a plethora of volunteering events
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A nice place to work and a friendly environment
Line Operator (Former Employee), Belvidere, ILMay 9, 2014
Pros: great benifits
Cons: not enought followthrough on things.
The best part of the job is the team work environment and the ownership of your work.
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Excellent Company
Imaging Operations Representative (Former Employee), MinneapolisMay 8, 2014
I really loved working for General Mills. General Mills is where I acquire my skills. Management Great!
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Team-oriented work place with amazing benefits and focus on Safety
Novice Mechanical Technician (Current Employee), Albuquerque, NMMay 2, 2014
Always a learning experience on the floor working with machinery and product efficiency. Management and fellow teammates always there to lend a helping hand and answer questions as best as possible whenever there is one. Company culture is always striving to take advantage of every opportunity with the consumer and food safety as number one priority – more... every day on the job. – less
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fast past
General Laborer (Former Employee), Milwaukee WisconsinApril 28, 2014
working for General Mills was great! Benefits were good,ive met many differnt people from different cultures
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hard working, team work
Temporary Employee (Former Employee), Covington, GAApril 23, 2014
Pros: we were swing shift so it was 4 days on four days off
Cons: the 12 hours and we could only get 33 hours per week
Good job just the 12 hours seem forever to come and go and the part of only getting 33hours per week I didn't like. I think if we are full time then we should at least get 40 years a week. But the job was really easy and the co worker were really nice and friendly and also they supervisor was too.
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Great International Brands
Brand Manager (Former Employee), Mumbai, MHApril 5, 2014
Pros: exposure to mutinational company culture and brands
•CONSUMER PROMOTION - Research with consumers and identify appropriate gift items
•TRADE PROMOTION - Research with Retailers and identify appropriate gift items.
•IN STORE/IN HOME PROMOTIONS - Design & Implement In Store & In Home Consumer Promotions for both new as well as existing products
•PROMOTION TRACKING - Track the efficacy of Promotions vis-à-vis – more... standards and Collate and analyze market trends, Prepare brand Plans. Recommend positioning and pricing strategies. Co-ordinate Market Research activities. – less
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Fast paced productive environment
Independent Contractor (Current Employee), Minneapolis, MNApril 3, 2014
Great place to work as a temp. Employees are pleasant and everyone is respectful.

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