CESC Reviews

Updated July 10, 2014
Updated July 10, 2014
20 Reviews
3.4
20 Reviews
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  1.  

    Great company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Mains Engineer  in  Calcutta (India)
    Former Employee - Mains Engineer in Calcutta (India)

    I worked at CESC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You'll work in a rather homely environment
    lots and literally lots to learn

    Cons

    salaries are low compared to other MNCs
    feels stagnant after few years
    slightly orthodox and takes time to reach next promotion

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Ok type

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Calcutta (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calcutta (India)

    I have been working at CESC full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    People working in CESC are generally helpful.

    Cons

    Less Salary, no consistency for time of promotion

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Challenging but Extremely Stressful Working Environment.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer  in  Calcutta (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Calcutta (India)

    I have been working at CESC full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good learning environment, Wide scope of professional activities ranging from Logistics to Energy Projects to Finance.

    Cons

    Extremely stressful working conditions, Un-helpful and bossy seniors, Low Career growth.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1. Better promotion scheme. 2. Yearly increment scheme needs to be improved. 3. Working conditions could be improved.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    scope for professional growth in a family like atmosphere

    Former Employee - Management of Employee Benefits and Superannuation  in  Calcutta (India)
    Former Employee - Management of Employee Benefits and Superannuation in Calcutta (India)

    I worked at CESC full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    working is enjoyable in a company located in Kolkata, having no competitor in the trade resulting in easy cash flow where consumers line up to pay for services rendered on month to month basis

    Cons

    no practical appraisal system for effective evaluation of performance analysis, only to dampen spirit of employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    to look down below for effective succession plan

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    cesc the best in india

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - SCADA Engineer  in  Calcutta (India)
    Current Employee - SCADA Engineer in Calcutta (India)

    I have been working at CESC full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    working nvironment is very good

    Cons

    pressure is high for better opportunity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    be good with the employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good place for learning & developing skills for young engineers

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Distribution Engineer  in  Calcutta (India)
    Former Employee - Distribution Engineer in Calcutta (India)

    I worked at CESC full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Exposure to variety of electrical equipments

    Cons

    Very slow and long drawn process of career growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To reduce the bureaucracy and improve working methods

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    The Sorry State of Generating Stn Supervisors.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CESC full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The lower tier of workman are better paid W.R.T. peers.The upper tier are also well paid and seems to be satisfied.

    Cons

    Promotions are a distant mirrage like in a desert, Contrary to Our Colleagues in Distributiuon wing. .Promotions & Salary both are better In Dist.Wing than the Gen.Stn.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I'm not in a position to advice my Management.

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Enriching experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineer  in  Calcutta (India)
    Former Employee - Engineer in Calcutta (India)

    I worked at CESC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent people to work with, very helpful colleagues.

    Cons

    Micromanagement by higher management leads to loss of ownership .

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    best experience one can have

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CESC as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    value of experience in industry, steep learning curve, can work in the field one likes,

    Cons

    no scope for higher education

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    salary should be increased to attract better engineers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    A Company that thrives on talent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CESC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Open door policy, Empowerment, Opportunity for growth

    Cons

    Large employee base, Not very responsive to change

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change,change & change

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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