General Electric

http://www.ge.com/
Women's Ratings
#5
3.9
Women's Job Satisfaction (5=very satisfied)
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Anonymous - 11604

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January 1970

We make some of the most incredible products and we sell them all over the world

Job Satisfaction Level

4.0
  • Recent Salary

    >$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    >$100k

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Promote more women into leadership positions

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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anon2681

Administrative

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January 1970

family friendly, flexible hours, ethics, protective. Any career directions possible

Job Satisfaction Level

4.0
  • Recent Salary

    $0-$25k

  • Recent Bonus

    Not eligible for bonus

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    24 paid / 20 unpaid

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    pay more attention to training, promote these. HR would have a significant role in that

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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DelSur

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January 1970

Flexible work schedule, and vacation time, good training opportunities and courses, a gap is still present in leadership and more women need to be given the opportunity for these positions

Job Satisfaction Level

4.0
  • Recent Salary

    $100k-$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    Not eligible for bonus

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Not for Pay, Promotion

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Hours

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Promote more women into leadership positions

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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January 1970

Exciting businesses, very demanding, 24x7, male dominated, macho culture, trying to change

Job Satisfaction Level

4.0
  • Recent Salary

    >$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    >$100k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Not for Pay, Promotion, Evaluation and Reviews

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    8 paid / unpaid

    I worked the entire time after the first week from home

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Create a culture that is egalitarian and values the opinions and work of all individuals

  • Recommend to Women?

    If they are tough skinned and already high level

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anon2482

Design Department

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January 1970

There are parts of the organization that have a male-dominated culture and your voice as a woman is not always heard.

Job Satisfaction Level

2.0
  • Recent Salary

    $100k-$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    $10k-$20k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Not for Pay, Hiring

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)

  • Recommend to Women?

    At such a large company, it really depends on your team.

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January 1970

100% equality and respect, mothers are held at high esteem, paternity and adoption leave available, wonderful women's network, working mother's support This is a review of GE Appliances

Job Satisfaction Level

4.0
  • Recent Salary

    $25k-$50k

  • Recent Bonus

    Not eligible for bonus

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Hours, Culture, Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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January 1970

Networking and ability to influence others is key for women to grow in this company - technical skills and merit alone won't get you at the top. Need to be smart to handle internal politics. Environment favour more extroverts. Great opportunities to learn.

Job Satisfaction Level

4.0
  • Recent Salary

    $50k-$80k

  • Recent Bonus

    $0-$10k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Not for Pay, Promotion, Hiring

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Hours

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Promote more women into leadership positions

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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SimplyS08

Sourcing & Procurement

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January 1970

That the culture around permissive leave and flex time is great. I can do my job nearly anywhere and can take the time I need for family items without question.

Job Satisfaction Level

5.0
  • Recent Salary

    $80k-$100k

  • Recent Bonus

    $0-$10k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    6 paid / 0 unpaid

    Since my maternity leave they have added 4 weeks to the paid leave (I believe), so improvements have been made

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Hours, Culture

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    promote more at all levels - not just leadership positions.

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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anon1758

Lead Analyst

It Operations

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January 1970

This a great company to work for particularly if you are an early-careerist, as the company has leadership development programs and associate development programs that serve as a great source of career trajectory. I would suggest for any woman to consider the programs to build their career foundation and to foster their professional network.

Job Satisfaction Level

5.0
  • Recent Salary

    $80k-$100k

  • Recent Bonus

    $0-$10k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Hours, Culture, Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Promote more women of color into leadership positions

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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elegantivy

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January 1970

You will feel out of place, its very men driven. Ge has policies in place however its up to the managers to drive it and embrace it. Depending on your manager will determine your experience.

Job Satisfaction Level

2.0
  • Recent Salary

    $80k-$100k

  • Recent Bonus

    $0-$10k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)

  • Recommend to Women?

    Very demanding, high volume with tons of changes. If you have a family your career maybe limited because you need to be mobile and the options to work from home, flex exist but not embedded in the culture.

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