Energy Future Holdings

Energy Future Holdings Reviews

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Energy Future Holdings President & CEO John F. Young
John F. Young
12 Ratings

    Fast Paced, Ideal for the politically savvy

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Energy Future Holdings


    Great Pay. Good exposure to various parts of the business. Utilities industry overall is great since it is a fixture in our lives. Good culture if you work direct for them.


    Long hours, Political Land mines. Lack of Consideration for internal candidates . Need more leadership transparency and promote a culture of team work.

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    Develop your own people instead of throwing money on outside consultants

    Positive Outlook
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Energy Future Holdings Interviews

Updated Nov 10, 2014
Updated Nov 10, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Junior Technical Writer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Energy Future Holdings in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Initial interview with director consisted of briefing of duties. Secondary panel interview consisted of general questions regarding motivations, future plans, and then they challenged me to solve a real-world problem that had occurred during documentation. After this question, we talked about company culture, and I asked them what they wanted in an ideal candidate, how contractors were evaluated, and who I would be reporting to for my duties.

    Two weeks later I was given a job offer through my recruiter.

    Interview Questions
    • "Solve this situation that happened to us recently had it happened to you..."   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Use industry average salaries/hourly wages to negotiate. They are very reasonable about compensation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

Energy Future Holdings Awards & Accolades

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America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2008
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Headquarters Dallas, TX
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1996
Type Company - Private
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Competitors AEP, CenterPoint Energy

Energy Future Holdings (formerly TXU) has seen the future and it works -- powered by electricity. The company is the largest nonregulated retail electric provider in Texas (TXU Energy), with 2.1 million customers, and through its Luminant unit it has a generating capacity of almost 15,430 MW from its interests in nuclear and fossil-fueled power plants in the state. Energy Future Holdings has regulated power transmission and distribution operations through 80%-owned Oncor Electric Delivery. Oncor operates the largest regulated distribution and transmission system in Texas... More

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