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CONSOL Energy Reviews

Updated June 29, 2014
Updated June 29, 2014
35 Reviews

2.9
35 Reviews
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CONSOL Energy President, CEO, and Director J. Brett Harvey
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  1.  

    Coal production foreman

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    Former Employee - Production Foreman  in  Dallas, WV
    Former Employee - Production Foreman in Dallas, WV

    Pros

    Great pay benefits, like salary overtime and retirement medical benefits. Long term and short term incentive programs. Safety oriented company.

    Cons

    Increasingly lacking medical benefits, and schedule is not what was promised.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Future Uncertain

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good benefits and office. Promotes Safety.

    Cons

    Old school with man oriented environment. Future of company uncertain-layoffs, selling off mines and closing branch offices. Shrinking-not growing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more flexible and alert employees of company changes prior to having to read about it on the internet.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Department was relaxed and family oriented

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant  in  Canonsburg, PA
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Canonsburg, PA

    Pros

    good pay, great benefits, good work environment

    Cons

    relocating displaced workers within the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    consider needs of employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    I worked at Consol Energy full-time over a year.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Canonsburg, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Canonsburg, PA

    Pros

    nice building, enjoyed working with some of my coworkers

    Cons

    nepotism and favoritism thrive, management was extremely disorganized and afraid to fire people who deserve it (instead they fire people who make "too much" money but have no power), no consequences for unprofessional behavior even when it negatively impacts work, empty promise of growth within the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    get organized, fire people who are unprofessional and don't perform the job well

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Disregard for rules, processes and ethics

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good benefits and competitive salary. Human resources department is one of the best assets.

    Cons

    There are a lot of men with power complexes running departments--in particular, the public relations department. They tout that they're moving in a new strategic direction, but have no idea what direction that is. There is no leadership or mentoring offered to new employees--if it weren't for the HR department, I wouldn't have known where the coffee or the restrooms were located. For a large energy producer, their PR department is being run very poorly. They don't seem up to speed on PR industry best practices, and the managers seem to have a very blatant disregard for rules, processes and ethical standards. I was very disappointed with my experience and expected better from a household name like CONSOL.

    Doesn't Recommend
  7.  

    One of the safest gas, oil & coal mining company to work for.

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    Current Employee - Accountant Oil & Gas  in  Canonsburg, PA
    Current Employee - Accountant Oil & Gas in Canonsburg, PA

    Pros

    Working in a team environment.

    Cons

    Poor communications by management and hard to balance your work vs life.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Friendly and helpful, Promising firm with really smart employees

    Cons

    Not very organized. More work-life balance required

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Great company

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

    Pros

    safety minded and family oriented

    Cons

    small area of operations

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Overall a good rating

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    They offer a pension and 401k plan

    Cons

    Not flexible in all departments with hours or working from home in emergency situations.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more flexible

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Managment is unprofessional

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Chance for experience and meet a few good people

    Cons

    Promis a good safe working environment and it's all talk. No respect for employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn leadership skills.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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