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Badar Khan
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    A nice company to work for.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Tax Analyst  in  Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Tax Analyst in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at Direct Energy part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very flat organization structure, report directly to manager. I work part time: 20 hours a week. Boss is very laid back, transparent and gives me a lot of flexibility with regard to work time and vacation. Green company whose goal is to make employee healthy and participated in many community charities and activities. Provided shower in Westin Hotel for those who need shower after biking or work out. Has a yoga class on Wednesday during lunch time. Connected to Penn Market Corner which sells organic products, delivered directly to the company every week. Company provides meals occasionaly. Employees get along together and often throw parties. Coffees and teas are provided freely in the kitchen, there's a big Starbuck machine on every floor. Lunch room is equipped with microwaves and refrigerators.

    Cons

    I am a contract employee that do not have access to health care and other perks of FT employees. Did not get a salary increase the past 1 year. For Full Timer: annual review usually comes with 2% salary increase.

    Recommends
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Direct Energy Interviews

Updated Sep 11, 2014
Updated Sep 11, 2014

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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Houston, TX
    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Direct Energy in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Initially received a phone call from HR. HR scheduled phone conversation with hiring manager. HR then scheduled in person interview. Met with 4-5 people during interview. Received verbal offer from HR 4 days later, gave me less than 24 hours to respond to offer. Everyone I spoke to was friendly, warm, and inviting. Everyone I spoke to seemed to like working here. Environment is a busy, shared table environment.

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Website www.directenergy.com
Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1986
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Competitors NRG Energy, Exelon, Just Energy

Direct Energy Marketing offers natural gas and electric service to more than 6 million customers across 10 provinces in Canada, 46 US states (primarily Texas, and in the US Northeast, the Midwest, and the South) through its CPL Retail Energy, Direct Energy, and WTU Retail Energy brands. The Centrica division offers home energy conservation programs and comprehensive energy services for businesses. It also provides HVAC and plumbing installation services, as well as repair and maintenance services to home builders and homeowners in Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and 11 US... More

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