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General Mills employees

General Mills employees



Thoughts from some General Mills employees about their careers with the company. Produced for a post on the company blog: http://blog.generalmills.com

Thoughts from some General Mills employees about their careers with the company. Produced for a post on the company blog: http://blog.generalmills.com



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    • I love working at Mills because I get to work with the best people on the best brands, while still having the flexibility for a great life outside of the office. Jennifer Jorgensen, Marketing Director, Small Planet Foodsdivision, Minneapolis
    • Every day we have a chance to build on the legacy of General Mills. A legacy that was left to us, and that someday, we will proudly leave to others.{ Jeff Bellairs, Senior Director, General Mills Worldwide Innovation Network, Minneapolis
    • I love the opportunity to rotate jobs often,which has allowed meto leave my fingerprinton several of our great brands and to continually solve new business challenges. Shelly Latimore, Associate Marketing Manager, Big G division, Minneapolis
    • I’ve been given the toolsI need to succeed (access to internal and external resources, time for coursework and training, opportunities to benchmark throughout the supply chain), along withsupport from colleagues and managers to grow professionally into a more effective contributor. Meena Banasiak, Packaging Raw Materials Quality Engineer, Belvidere, Ill. Pictured upper left.
    • We succeed not only as a company that generates greatresults for our shareholders, but also because we aregreat citizens of the communities we operate and dobusiness in. We are a company that not only succeeds inthe marketplace, but does so with great values. Thatinspires me. Russ McCormick, Senior Assistant Financial Operations Manager, Murfreesboro, Tenn.
    • I am proud to be part of a company that strives to live out its mission of Nourishing Lives every day. General Mills works to serve the needs of all of our stakeholders in the communities where we live and work - from supporting local food banks to answering the call for disaster relief support around the world. Mary Jane Melendez,Associate Director, Community Action, Minneapolis
    • As an employee, General Mills offers me a widerange of personal and financial benefits that Idon’t see in most other companies. A balancedsystem of flexible scheduling, reward, recognitionand merit incentives are the compensationelements that drive me to accomplish my personal,team and company goals. Many days it’s thesimple thank you and appreciation for a job welldone that motivates me the most – I want to cometo work and do my best each day – that’s whatmakes General Mills a great place to work for me.Jim Boyd, Virtual Store Technician, Mason, Ohio
    • The thing I love about GeneralMills is the nurturing environmentwhich establishes a uniquecombination of prioritizing boththe development of its people andthe development of itsbusiness. This culture provides agreat opportunity for you to focuson the development of yourself Joe Moidl, R&D Director, Cereal Partners Worldwide division,and those around you in a very Minneapolisopen and comfortable way.
    • I’ve always thought that General Mills is a great place towork because I’m able to learn, grow, develop andcontribute AND have my life. General Mills has beenwith me through grad school, having a baby, adopting ababy, and now going through a divorce and being a singlemom. I would have never made it through all these lifetransitions had it not been for the culture of GeneralMills that has supported me and allowed me to keepgrowing through it all. Of course I identify closely withwhat the company stands for, yet I think my kids aredirect beneficiaries of the company’s culture, philosophyand policies – and because of General Mills, their livesare better. When Mama’s happy, everyone’s happy. Karen Seal, Health Communications Manager, Minneapolis
    • Throughout my career my managers have taken an active role in my development. I’ve always felt that my development was as important to mymanagers as it is to me. I’ve been afforded theopportunity to broadenmy experience through increasingly challenging roles and Scott Marcoux, Senior responsibilities. Consumer Insights Manager, Minneapolis
    • At General Mills, I am consistently challenged and enjoy the pressure that comes from being surrounded by intelligent & committed people who push me to think differently and become a smarter business person. The people at General Mills are not only intelligent, but also a lot of fun, so I havemade many friends who I spend time withoutside of work as well − an added bonus! Lauren Peterson, Customer Manager Rogers, Ark.
    • An important factor in mydecision to join GeneralMills was theircommitment to givingback to the broadercommunity. Ten yearslater I continue to beimpressed with howmuch that is ingrained inthe culture of thecompany and ouremployees – 82% of ouremployees volunteeroutside their work and18% serve on non-profitboards. It is great towork for a company thatnot only focuses onbusiness but also onemployee developmentand giving back to thecommunities which help Tim Huebsch,all of us be successful. Integration Manager, Minneapolis