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Reliant Energy Reviews

Updated August 1, 2014
Updated August 1, 2014
31 Reviews

2.8
31 Reviews
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    good company to work for

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative  in  Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Houston, TX

    Pros

    They pay is decent, and they schedules are pretty flexible.

    Cons

    No room to grow within the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    give to top sellers more opportunity to grow within the company, besides giving out giftcards

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    A company in transition

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Analyst  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Houston, TX

    Pros

    The compensation package was good, annual bonus, 401K and generous vacation at sign-on
    A mature IT Development Lifecycle
    Worked with some great IT Senior Management

    Cons

    The company was constantly acquiring new acquisitions; the state of employment was in constant flux
    The salary was competitive, but at the low end of the scale
    Working downtown at the Pavilion was not convenient; long walk from Metro Bus route at downtown locations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Too much management and not enough worker bees... Really need to reassess how you determine who stays and who goes when going thru a merger/acquisition situation

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    In transition

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good compensation, great work life balance, close work culture on individual teams

    Cons

    Limited growth opportunity for promotion

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop mentor ship and development programs for junior level employees

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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Houston, TX

    Pros

    Great work / life balance, lots of volunteer opportunities, competitive pay

    Cons

    Advancement opportunities are limited, high turnover rate

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Act on commitment to invest in employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    ANALYST

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Pay industry standards, large, stable parent company

    Cons

    Poor upper management, Tough work environment and work culture

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    focus on employee development, clear long term business plan

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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    Reliant Energy job experience review

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    Former Employee - Ops Analyst  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Ops Analyst in Houston, TX

    Pros

    Big well known company. Lots of diff opportunity

    Cons

    No work life balance for employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do better

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Risk Analyst

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Risk Analyst  in  Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Risk Analyst in Houston, TX

    Pros

    Great team of talented people to work with

    Cons

    Company benefits are not as good as other companies in same industry. Promotions are far and few and not often communicated to the group.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    a place where you could utilize skills in time management while multi-tasking

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    Pros

    a big organization with opportunities to move around the company, to gain exposure in different field while participating in cross-functional projects

    Cons

    an older firm that changes slowly, sometimes behind the pace of market, business might out-grown the in-house systems from time to time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    provide more transparency on company direction, more team bonding environment that would increase productivity and efficiency, lead by example when situation arises

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    Billing Analyst Company Review

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Billing Analyst  in  Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Billing Analyst in Houston, TX

    Pros

    Strong company, good location and good leadership

    Cons

    Very large number of employees. You tend to become a number rather than a name.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to provide employees with better communication and transparency

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