- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I have been working at California ISO full-time (more than 3 years)Pros
Leadership has a strong emphasis on communications and culture. It's always made clear how my personal goals relate to corporate goals.
Company also has a strong emphasis on helping employees to build retirement plans.
This company has spent more on my training than all of my other employers combined.
Pay and bonuses are extremely competitive.Cons
Entrenched silo culture is still present and slowly being eroded away. This sometimes leads to political battles over what seems like minor issues, but it's becoming less and less common as time goes on.Advice to ManagementAdvice
Recent efforts to make individual members understand how their efforts affect the company are paying off, and corporate culture change, although slow, is clearly happening.RecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied online – interviewed at California ISO in June 2014.Interview Details
The interview process is rather straightforward. If your application or resume interests them, the HR department will contact you for a Skype interview for the first round to get to know you more as an applicant. No technical questions in the first round.Interview Questions
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The California Independent System Operator (California ISO) manages the state's 25,526-mile power transmission system, balancing wholesale supply to meet retail demand. The enterprise directs the flow of electricity along long-distance, high-voltage powerlines that connect California with neighboring states as well as Mexico and Canada. It manages the transmission lines and supervises maintenance, but the transmission systems are owned and maintained by individual utilities. The not-for-profit public benefit corporation also acts as a transmission planner, identifying and...