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Updated September 16, 2014
Updated September 16, 2014
36 Reviews
2.9
36 Reviews
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CONSOL Energy President, CEO, and Director J. Brett Harvey
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    Former employee

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager  in  Canonsburg, PA
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Canonsburg, PA

    I have been working at CONSOL Energy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Large company with decent salary

    Cons

    Awful benefits. No work/life balance.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Highs and Lows!

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    Former Employee - Manager  in  Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Manager in Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at CONSOL Energy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Some great managers, motivators, and drivers.

    Cons

    Cold calculating upper management lacks clear direction and will turn on you in a second without question.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Use some common sense and get informed before making rash decisions.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    The good is gone

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Canonsburg, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Canonsburg, PA

    I have been working at CONSOL Energy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A few years ago, benefits and salary were above average. Currently, benefits have been reduced, and salaries frozen, however, they are still not too bad compared to similar positions in the southwestern PA area.

    Cons

    As far as employee work satisfaction, performance, and personal well-being, management does not take into account any employee feedback whatsoever. There are no incentives to do a better job at one's position, other than a mandatory faux employee performance appraisal once a year, which is only reflected on a few bucks more or less from the STIC. In reality, there is no short term (monthly / weekly) follow up on improvement, nor there is voice for employee's concerns, opinions, ideas, or needs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the ones who do the actual work. Maybe things could be done a lot more efficiently, if they knew what happens at the core of every task, and what pitfalls could be avoided.

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    One of the safest coal mining companys to work for.

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    Current Employee - Shuttle Car Operator  in  Cameron, WV
    Current Employee - Shuttle Car Operator in Cameron, WV

    I have been working at CONSOL Energy

    Pros

    Decent pay and benifit package. Again, maybe the safest company to work for. Large volume of coal produced insures continued employment. Fellow workers are experienced and well trained.

    Cons

    Very poor communications and coordination between upper management personel and section foremen. To many young foremen lacking experience are not held accountable for making mistakes. Lack of teamwork between different shifts.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Come into the work areas and see what is going on!! Stop trying to run the mine from behind a desk in an office outside.

    Doesn't Recommend
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  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Tough Culture to operate

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    Former Employee - Manager  in  Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Manager in Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at CONSOL Energy

    Pros

    Great physical work environment and willing to spend capital to get the job done. Exciting industry to be involved with and good technical challenges. Very competitive compensation - above average for the geographic region.

    Cons

    Outdated management styles and reluctant to embrace change and innovation. Very little team work among groups. Senior management does not often exhibit the leadership and technical abilities to move initiative forward. Many competing interests with little resolution from executive managment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to embrace technology and the people who can help you implement it.

    No opinion of CEO

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