Great Place To Be An Engineer
Lead Exterior Trim CAE Engineer (Current Employee) – Warren, MI – March 20, 2017
General Motors has many employees that believe in a stricter dress code, or that innovation is stifled. Thankfully these people are not in charge. In my experience, whenever I have tried to do something new, I have been supported. When I raise issues, I get the help I need to address them. When I dress up like Bill Nye, well people like it.
I will say this. It is very easy to lose your work life balance. Nobody will tell you you need to work less, and many people feel pressured to work too much. In my experience this pressure to work is imagined. In fact, I once told a Vehicle Chief Engineer that I couldn't solve his problem right now, because I had to run home and take care of my 6 month old dog. After taking care of my pup, I came back in and finished resolving the issue. I large part of why I love working at GM is because of the work life balance offered. It is important that you do your job, but your life matters too, and people at GM understand that.
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