really, how many management levels do we need at general mills? it's management on management on more management on even more management... what's really their purpose except to slow done whatever we are working on with unnecessary red tape? i'm... read more
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Seriously, team work was one of the most important aspects of work at General Mills. What happened to that? There is no team work anymore, at all. We have shifted to completely independent work environment. Communication is non-existent. I can't... read more
I don't care how bad the situation is at a company, you do not save on costs by not offering safety training! People who work for General Mills work in a number of hazardous environments where they can not only hurt themselves, but also lose their... read more
As many other businesses in this day and age, General Mills has become way too focused on Wall Street. The good of the employee has been completely overshadowed by the bottom line. We are always understaffed, associates are trained poorly, and we are... read more
This needs to be done before any talk about layoffs begin
Do not worry too much, I am one of those who is always optimistic - things will pan out good and we will not have layoffs here in Minneapolis.
Do you have any updates here - what are the plans for R&D and ESC... Also Sales - if you have any more detail on any other General Mills layoff plans please share as well. There is a ton of rumors about reorganization as well and I am really curious... read more
Any info on severance pay with the latest cuts?
Sounds like it was pretty deep today. Will the cuts be as deep at the director level or are plates just getting larger?
Anyone know if the business units will be merged? I've been hearing yogurt and cereal would be merged together and baking and meals would be merged leaving snacks on its own. Also heard natural organic might become its own business. Also heard... read more
General Mills is eliminating up to 600 jobs with a global restructuring. Most of the jobs will be lost here in the U.S., possibly this will include major cuts at the main office in Golden Valley... Some cuts will be overseas - we do not know how much... read more
My husband is working for the company and he's very concerned that job cuts might be coming and that he may lose his job. He works in Minneapolis.
Hearing some sort of summer shake up? 3G? Ken leaving?
OUR STEERING TEAM IS MADE UP OF, STEVEN LOH SUPPLY CHAIN EXECUTIONER, AND THE EVER FREINDLY THANOS KOUSOPOPOULOUS, THE LATER BEING THE PLATFOM MANAGER OF BOTH THE BERWICK AND THE INOPFITA PLANT IN GREECE, FUNNY ENOUGH WE NOW KNOW THAT INOFITA IS... read more
What is the likelihood of General Mills layoffs in Minneapolis in 2016? Please let me know if you have any information.
Tough times at General Mills, but General Mills is the number one purchaser for Twins tickets according to a recent call with GMI "leaders" Apparently General Mills spends millions $$$ on Twins tickets every year putting them as the number one Twins... read more
Employees are hearing that there will be another round of layoffs.
At Target they announced last week cut this week (rip the bandaid off) - at General Mills they announced in October, we didn't find out till January. Even though there was nervous days & sleepless nights, you had more time to process it. They said... read more
Law suit filed Wed Feb 12, 2015 implies employees 40 & older were laid off at much higher rate and hiring younger workers to take their place. Source: / Law suite filing is here:... read more
This will take place in 2016, no specific date was provided. The plant was opened in the fifties. It's located in New Albany, Indiana - no info on how many workers will be affected.
downloadbesttorrentblog.rus were due to going to 5 Operating Units from 7 Divisions (why have 2 divisions both selling cereal and both selling snacks) and also consumers changing eating habits. So as the business reorganized (downsized, reduce duplication)so did the... read more
Talents are out ....Craps are still in
We have 5000 folks, we will be lucky if more than 4000 remain at the end of 2015. This is just my gut feeling, I have no other info to support this but things are not well and that's what making me a pessimist when it comes to redundancies and pink... read more
Pillsbury dough factories to be closed, 1500 folks to be cut. 400 jobs lost in New Albany, IN and 100 from Midland, ON. Both factories have been around for over 50 years. Earlier, cereal plant in Lodi, CA was closed, yogurt factory in Methuen, MA... read more
I'd say this is a major thing, just search for the info, you'll see many sites talking about 800 or 900 folks to be let go. I think this will go well into 2015, it's hard to say when it'll stop.
400 to be let go, Lodi facility, it's a permanent closure
Anybody knows more about rumors that we will have a major reorg and layoffs this Fall?
Warren Buffet anyone?
I wish if someone with integrity was to take over the company to carry the company ideals set up by Washburn. Kendall Powell is OK, but the culture can be much better. It's all about profits and short term thinking now, very little respect for... read more