GENERAL MOTORS LLC


The Vault Review

Uppers

  • General Motors is a household name with well-known brands, such as Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC.
  • The firm recently returned to profitability for the first time since 2004.
  • A recently ratified contract with the UAW was considered favorable to GM, which expects to see labor costs increase by only 1 percent annually.

Downers

  • Rising fuel prices, production snags and senior-level management turnover have hurt the company's stock price.
  • GM isn't doing as well as it would like to in Europe and China.
  • Stiff competition from domestic and Japanese auto makers during a period of global economic sluggishness.

The Bottom Line

  • With 202,000 employees on six continents, General Motors is still a giant among companies. However, questions remain over its positioning relative to industry rivals as it seeks regain the confidence of car buyers and investors.

Quality Of Life

Blue-collar employees are less likely to praise work-life balance at GM than white-collar workers, whose work schedules tend to be more flexible and who are much more likely to have an opportunity to work from home on occasion.  

Both blue- and white-collar workers at GM say...

Join Vault Gold and get the inside scoop on...

  • Industry Reputation
  • Career Advancement
  • Quality of Life
  • Salary & Benefits
  • Interview Process and more.
Already a Gold Subscriber? Login Here


Become a Vault Basic Member

Complete your Vault Profile and get seen by top employers

SALARY FINDER

SALARY FINDER

Health Service Administrator

  • $0
  • 25
  • 50
  • 75
  • 100
  • 100+
Yearly Salary Range (US$ Thousands)