Idaho Power
3.3 of 5 14 reviews
www.idahopower.com Boise, ID 1000 to 5000 Employees

Idaho Power Reviews

Updated Jun 12, 2014
Idaho Power – Boise – “Electrical Substaion”

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3.3 14 reviews

                             

82% Approve of the CEO

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J. LaMont Keen

(11 ratings)

73% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    IT Leader (Current Employee)
    Boise, ID

    ProsPeople are amazing. The company reflects values of Boise and work life balance is great!

    ConsVery conservative approach to technology. Risk adverse utility, so the pace can be frustrating.

    Advice to Senior ManagementInnovate! A lot of employees have great ideas listen with an open mind and take a chance on some of them....

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    IPC is starting to become a "CYA" company. Does not value innovation.

    Corporate Headquarters (Current Employee)
    Boise, ID

    ProsThe pay is good. Benefits are okay. The top three executives are smart, genuine, authentic, transparent individuals. I'll go as far to say they are great leaders.

    ConsI think the great leaders are being "played" by HR. HR creates the political environment and can't be trusted. Too much finger pointing and not enough transparency. Some managers rely on "spies" to get feedback about their employees. The same managers listen against their employees and frustrate them to leave.

    Job descriptions get "dumbed down" to allow "favorites" to qualify for a promotion.

    High performers are penalized by carrying to load of non-performers.

    Advice to Senior ManagementEliminate incompetent middle managers and recognize the "Super Stars" middle management is holding back. Teach the difference between leadership and management to your current "leaders". Pay attention to HR motives. Ask yourself why inexperienced "new hires" in a department with tenured employees are providing "Strategic Direction" instead of the tenured employees from the same team.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Its just a job, I have worked at worse places though

    Project Manager (Current Employee)
    Boise, ID

    ProsWork Life balance is good

    ConsNot a great place to work and progress if you already have lots of experience and highly educated

    Advice to Senior ManagementRecognize experienced, educated people

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Idaho Power is a great employeer

    Quality Engineer (Current Employee)
    Boise, ID

    ProsTime off, great salary, and commitment to family

    ConsPolitics are overwhelming and impedes real communication

    Advice to Senior ManagementStreamline

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Nice work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsFriendly place, nice people, I enjoy for the most part.

    ConsToo many cliques. Not enough career advancement opportunities.

    Advice to Senior ManagementFind out what your people are really doing. Too many managers were promoted without having the necessary skills for their positions.

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsIdaho Power is a great, solid company, and a stable place to work.

    ConsVery tough to advance. Direct managers seem to be poor at communicating. Projects don't necessarily consider all the important stakeholders, or end-user's needs.

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to the little people.

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