• Headquarters Location Boston, MA (USA)
  • Number of Employees 10,000+
  • Website www.ge.com/careers
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GE (NYSE: GE) is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive.

GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE Store," through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry.

It is not about your career; it is not about your job title; it is about who you are. It is about the impact you are going to make on the world. You want to go into uncharted waters; do things that haven't been done to make yours and someone else's life better. GE has been and is doing that and will continue to do that! We are the world's digital industrial company.

Highlights from General Electric

  • Meet a Fairygodboss at General Electric

    Name

    Lauren Bair

    Position

    Senior Product Manager West Chester, OH

    Lauren has been at GE Aviation for 11 years.

    As part of the Corporate Leadership Staff program she is able to accelerate her commercial career after 9 years of engineering experience. Lauren currently is a customer program manager (CPM) at GE Aviation. She manages customer service contracts for a fleet of aircraft engines and is responsible for the profitability and customer satisfaction for assigned contracts.

    Lauren is also a part of our GE Chairman's Global New Directions Team. This team allows our GE Leadership to have insight across businesses and around the globe. Lauren is also expecting her first daughter this summer and is excited to raise a strong professional young woman just as her mother and grandmother have done... GE offers the benefits and work/life integration to allow her to do so!

What Women Should Know about Working At General Electric

With more than 300,000 employees and operations in over 170 countries, GE employees reflect both the local communities we serve and the people with whom we do business.

We see diversity and inclusiveness as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, innovation and competitive advantage. GE is committed to taking on the world's toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that promise around big issues like clean energy and affordable healthcare, we rely on a culture of leadership and diversity to drive innovation and productivity.

That's why GE's employee Affinity Networks are so critical. Our Affinity Networks are making remarkable contributions to our company, our customers and our communities. These successful efforts are being felt at the local, national and international levels. The success of diversity at GE is a reflection of the integrity of our leadership and builds a strong foundation for future leaders to continue our tradition of inclusiveness. By bringing individuals, cultures and ideas together we create a stronger company and a better world.

The Women's Network was created to accelerate the advancement of women working at GE. By sharing information, best practices, education, and experience, we help one another develop the leadership skills and career advancing opportunities needed to drive GE's success.

We've done our best to tell you a little bit about GE and its benefits, but this is just a summary (there is SO much more to tell you!!). Because we're a dynamic company, the benefits we provide can vary and change over time, just like our business! But don't worry - if you decide to join us, we'll give you access to the important details.

Programs, initiatives, groups

  • Additional information GE is committed to taking on the world's toughest challenges.

    In order to fulfill that promise around big issues like clean energy and affordable healthcare, we rely on a culture of leadership and diversity to drive innovation and productivity. For this reason we have a number of internal organizations or communities called Affinity Networks.

    One of these groups is specific to women and is representing a global community of professional women within GE. The Women's Network was created to accelerate the advancement of women working at GE. By sharing information, best practices, education, and experience, we help one another develop the leadership skills and career advancing opportunities needed to drive GE's success.

    Visit http://www.ge.com/careers/culture/diversity/womens-network to learn more!
  • Unconscious bias training Yes
  • Internal mentorship / sponsorship programs Yes
  • Internal employee networking Yes
  • Succession planning initiatives Yes
  • Diversity initiatives / processes for recruiting Yes
  • Diversity initiatives / processes for performance evaluation Yes

Flexible working

  • Flexible working policies GE recognizes that there are some circumstances where an employee's personal needs may benefit from a flexible or remote work arrangement. GE promotes such arrangements where they support an employee's personal, family and community commitments as well as the needs and success of the business. As quoted in Forbes... "Companies struggling to recruit millennials should consider GE's example of bold action and completely rethink the packages they are offering to attract young talent.

    Available to certain salaried employees to meet business and personal obligations: Part-time; Reduced hours; Compressed workweek; Flex-time;Job sharing; Tele-commuting; and Remote work arrangements
  • Remote working Yes
  • Part-time working Yes

Parental Leave

  • Overview: Parental leave policies Our parental leave policies have been put in place and have continually evolved over the past few years to allow employees to be their best selves in their job as well as life. We believe in a work/life integration and try to assist with leave policies to help these efforts!

    Exempts: 10 weeks paid parental leave following 6+ weeks paid disability/maternity; Salaried non-exempts: 6 weeks paid parental leave following 6+ weeks paid disability/maternity
  • Paid maternity leave Yes
  • Unpaid maternity leave Yes
  • Paid paternity leave Yes
  • Unpaid paternity leave Yes
  • Adoptive paid leave Yes
  • Short-term disability benefits Yes
  • Additional short-term disability info Our benefits are in different variations globally however GE offers short-term disability benefits to new mothers. We continue to evolve these benefits to allow our employees work/life integration and allow them to bring their best selves to work and life!

Maternity-Related Benefits

  • Other benefits information GE works hard to continually evolve our culture to allow all GE employees to bring their best selves to work. We value employees as our greatest asset of the company.
  • Lactation facilities Yes
  • Phased-in post-maternity return Yes
  • Maternity leave coaching Yes

Care-taking benefits

  • Care-taking benefits information GE consistently looks at employee needs in this area. We also offer help phone lines and chat desks to assist employees with these added benefits.
  • Back-up childcare Yes
  • PTO that explicitly covers care-taking Yes
  • Elder-care benefits Yes

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