Knife River

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Knife River Reviews

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    Merit was largely a hindrance leading to several years of disappointment.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Knife River

    Pros

    The company is part of a larger utility group and therefore can withstand the bumps of an unsteady economy. Some managers are good people.

    Cons

    Senior management is completely unaware of the skills and abilities of its own people. They insulate themselves almost completely from what's going on. The new President loathes technology and is one of the few executives in the world that doesn't recognize the importance of technology and sees it only as a way for employees to waste time. He'd rather we all used abaci

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When making decisions about who to promote and who to RIF, actually talk to employees who work with those people. Make decisions based on merit instead of who your friends are.

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