Constellation Energy Group

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Constellation Energy Group Reviews

Updated November 5, 2014
Updated November 5, 2014
99 Reviews
3.4
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Constellation Energy Group Chairman, President, and CEO; Chairman, Baltimore Gas and Electric Mayo A. Shattuck III
Mayo A. Shattuck III
57 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good pay, good balance between work and personal life (in 9 reviews)

  • Good work environment, good benefits and pay (in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • This can lead to a terrible work/life balance if you don't manage it correctly (in 9 reviews)

  • one level above) can be trumphed by senior management to match the department objectives (in 5 reviews)

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  1.  

    Overall good place to start a career, but may change depending on merger

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Constellation Energy Group

    Pros

    Good coworkers, great salary level for the greater DC area. Depending on which department you work for, your contributions may be recognized. Generally good level of vacation days. So far, unlimited sick days (but can he checked upon if requested by management).

    Cons

    Depending on who you have as a manager, you may not get necessary guidance. This is changing though. As the company undergoes a merger, there will be plenty of ambiguity. In some departments, contribution by the non-management level may go unnoticed. Performance evaluation from the direct report (i.e. one level above) can be trumphed by senior management to match the department objectives.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn to be fair to all in promotions and performance evaluations.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Used to be a good company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Executive Director
    Current Employee - Executive Director

    I have been working at Constellation Energy Group

    Pros

    Decent salary and benefits, competent work force

    Cons

    Self absorbed Management that do not value experience

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Good pay, bad culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Analyst II in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Analyst II in Baltimore, MD

    I worked at Constellation Energy Group

    Pros

    Got promotted quickly, made more money than I thought at my age. Average bonus was 15% even when year was bad. Had to fight for the promotion, but they were fair and gave it to me.

    Cons

    Poor communication from management. Constantly try to outsource. Restructure company every few months. No clear direction and you never know if you will have a job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pick a strategy and make it clear and stick with it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    OK

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD

    I worked at Constellation Energy Group

    Pros

    Constellation Energy had competitvie salaries and benefits. There was a good worklife balance and workload very reasonable. Overall, OK company to work for.

    Cons

    Employees not always treated with respect they deserve. There is a large focus on networking and politics rather than job performance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More communication with employees would be beneficial. Leadership should be held accountable to the core values of the business.

    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Constellation Energy Group

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer
    Current Employee - Engineer

    I have been working at Constellation Energy Group

    Pros

    Challenging work that I enjoy.

    Cons

    Politics of management sometimes seen at odds with making this place a friendly place to work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Quit being so bottom line oriented. Profit is important, but you won't make a dime without committed employees. Think longer term strategies.

    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director
    Former Employee - Director

    I worked at Constellation Energy Group

    Pros

    pay was good but you work for it

    Cons

    no life balance what so ever

    Disapproves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Project Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ontario, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ontario, NY

    I have been working at Constellation Energy Group

    Pros

    Excellent pay and very flexible work hours. Great way to meet routinely with Senior Management.

    Cons

    No growth opportunities. Expected to mark time and laterally transfer for 10-15 years before moving up.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You need to take a chance and give young people an oppurtunity to get a change in some Senior Leadership posiitions.

    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Analyst in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Constellation Energy Group

    Pros

    -Benefits
    -People are friendly
    -Salaries are near average, but definitely below

    Cons

    -Little room for promotions
    -Hard to move out of current job
    -Not enough communication
    -Constant changes
    -Salaries are near average, but definitely below

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -More communication
    -More salary, less bonus

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Rewarding summer internship, depending on which department you work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Summer Intern in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Summer Intern in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Constellation Energy Group

    Pros

    Though I only worked as an intern, I gathered from my full-time colleagues that Constellation has a competitive and generous compensation package. This includes full tuition reimbursements at local colleges and universities. Furthermore, I worked in downtown Baltimore near Inner Harbor so the location is vibrant and exciting, especially during the summer. Many of my intern friends in other departments were kept very busy and immediately immersed in the company's everyday operations.

    Cons

    I had minimal training and was given very little direction as to what goals I was hired to accomplish. For most of my time there, I was felt quite bored due to lack of work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Instead of sending out mass e-mails as the primary way of communicating important issues and changes, find a more effective medium so that it's less impersonal.

    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Decent place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Constellation Energy Group

    Pros

    Stable career. Good development program for young professionals.

    Cons

    "Old" and outdated company policy and benefits is not keeping up with the trend of the electronic age. Schedule is not as flexible as it can be. Pay is comparatively lower than market worth.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Embrace the new generation of workers. Learn from companies like google to retain young talents.

    No opinion of CEO

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