FirstEnergy

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FirstEnergy Reviews

108 Reviews
3.2
108 Reviews
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FirstEnergy President, CEO and Director Anthony J. Alexander
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64 Ratings

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Pros
  • Good pay, fairly good benefits, a lot of good people (in 8 reviews)

  • Offered good pay compared to other call centers in the area (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • Long hours -- there is no work/life balance (in 6 reviews)

  • Upper management is a confusing chain with VPs reporting to Presdents that reported to VPs (in 6 reviews)

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  1.  

    Strong management, Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Family friendly, team atmosphere, interesting work...quality of life in Akron area

    Cons

    Reduced benefits the last few years

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    FirstEnergy is a reputable company with growth opportunities for those willing to work smart and hard.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Distribution Engineer in Akron, OH
    Current Employee - Senior Distribution Engineer in Akron, OH

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    FirstEnergy has competitive benefits and they consistently pay out incentive compensation bonus.

    Cons

    FirstEnergy, like many utilities, is structured and does not allow much room for creativity.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When employees are promoted out of order, or given preferential treatment, it is obvious to the rest of the Corporation, which takes the motivation and drive out of employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Security shift supervisor

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Security Shift Supervisor in Oak Harbor, OH
    Current Employee - Security Shift Supervisor in Oak Harbor, OH

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Supervising people can bee rewarding and the money its great

    Cons

    No cons except favoritism among men.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be fair to all your workers. Don't reward employees using the good old boy approach.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    great company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Clerk in Shippingport, PA
    Current Employee - Clerk in Shippingport, PA

    I have been working at FirstEnergy

    Pros

    pay's great - lots of long time employees - great opportunities for young people - lots of potential for the right person

    Cons

    long hours - good opportunities for former military especially US Navy nukes - located in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey

    Recommends
  6.  

    Could not ask for a better place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexwork from home, competitive salary and benefits

    Cons

    Continual reorganization leaves environment a bit unsettled.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great place to work and have a career

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at FirstEnergy

    Pros

    Friendly enviroment, Fantastic benefits, good management

    Cons

    interview process was very long

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