Top Level Scores
The following categories are graded on a scale of 1 to 4.
GM envisions a future of zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion, and we have committed ourselves to leading the way toward this future.
General Motors has been pushing the limits of transportation and technology for over 100 years. Today, we are in the midst of a transportation revolution. GM has the ambition, the talent and the technology to realize the safer, better and more sustainable world we want.
As an open, inclusive company, we’re also creating an environment where everyone feels welcomed and valued for who they are. One team, where all ideas are considered and heard, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential, with a culture based in respect, integrity, accountability and equality.
Our future depends on stewardship of the earth, and we continually seek creative and innovative solutions for the environment. Our policies and technologies promote a cleaner planet from supply chain to manufacturing to the vehicles we produce.
Across 14 new-vehicle launches, we’ve trimmed an average of 357 pounds per vehicle, saving 35 million gallons of gasoline and avoiding 312,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions per year.
GM will transform the world again and redefine mobility to serve our customers, shareholders and solve societal challenges.
While mandatory for recruiters and hiring managers, ongoing veteran engagement training is available throughout the year for HR professionals, supervisors and the general employee population through a variety of methods such as :
-Highlight military /vet related initiatives on GM's intranet both at corporate and at assembly plants nationwide
-Utilize GM's Veteran Employee Resource Group to convey culture across the enterprise
-Onboarding orientation which includes a segment on self ID for veterans and disability status.
-Unconscious bias in mandatory training programs
-Encouraging current employees to self report military status (salaried and hourly US) through internal communication campaigns.
-Recruiting personnel are trained on veterans’ employment techniques, including military to civilian skill translation.
-Recruiting materials feature and/or discuss veterans as a diversity component at GM
GM's plan currently underway for improving our veterans inclusion practices is comprised of elements such as:
✓ Building a veteran-inclusive culture.
✓ Leveraging the GM Veteran Employee Resource Group
✓ Engaging employees in the vision for including veterans.
✓ Targeted campus recruiting of veterans.
✓ Targeted experienced veteran recruiting.
✓ Branding our company as a veteran inclusive employer.
✓ Seek recognition via awards (e.g., DiversityInc's Top Companies for Veterans).
✓ Include specific veteran inclusion metrics in overall diversity inclusion metrics.
✓Senior leaders discuss and publicly promote veterans’ initiatives.
✓Provide veteran-related education/awareness programs (e.g., lunch and learns, monthly
military spouse recruitment and hiring
GM attempts to find co-employment opportunities for all dual income new hires and their spouses/partners
-works with other groups composed of or dedicated to finding work for military spouses
-works with nearby military bases, family readiness offices and transition assistance programs
-participates in career fairs which includes opportunities for military spouses
We offer a retention support program for all military connected employees regardless of the sub groups people may belong to,We offer retention support programming designed specifically for currently service Guard and Reserve employees,We offer retention support programming designed specifically for military spouse employees
orientation training and onboarding
- New Employee Orientation
- New Employee Training
- On-boarding program
- Mentorship program
military connected assistance
Among the types of special services/support that GM provides employees in the military and their families is:
- Family relocation support
- Military spouse job search support
- Return to work job placement
- Special services provide to those that serve in the National Guard
- Abide by the Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
- Allow to work off-site or remotely
- Allow more flexible hours and/or schedules
- Provide additional paid leave
- Provide additional unpaid leave
- Handle these situations on a case by case basis
civilian credential support
We offer tuition assistance or other financial support toward the preparation, attainment, and/or maintaining of an academic or professional certificate, degree, or another civilian credential,We offer apprenticeships, internships, or other formalized, structured training program/s to assist with the attainment of a civilian credentialSpecific job requirements are matched with equivalent industry experience including the military.
Other examples include:
GM “Shifting Gears” Program – working with the U.S. Army, GM launched a pilot program to train transitioning active duty U.S. Army veterans at Fort Hood, Texas. This 12-week technical training program is conducted on-base and results in priority access to employment opportunities as a Certified GM Service Technician at any Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac dealership, or GM repair center nationwide.
GM Service Technical College - The General Motors Service Technical College curriculum that supports GM’s Dealer Network, offers the same technical training to all veterans and returning service members at “no charge”. This technical training prepares them for rewarding full-time careers within the automotive dealership experience at over 3,000 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac Dealers across the U.S.
Veteran - David Albritton, VP GM Defense
Veteran - Ken Barrett, GM Global Chief Diversity Officer
Veteran - Richard Kewley, Exec. Director Global Product Development