Direct Energy

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Manager, Fundamental Analysis

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Manager in Houston, TX
Current Employee - Manager in Houston, TX

I have been working at Direct Energy full-time (more than a year)

Pros

Larger corporation, Good working group,

Cons

stressful, too many politics, growth only on retail side,

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Okay company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at Direct Energy full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    At a time, employees were able to work from home. When this changed, you were given the option to either relocate to one of their offices (Pittsburgh or Houston) or accept a severance. Relocation to a U.S. city for a Canadian employee with a family isn't exactly considered a viable option for many people.

    Cons

    Low salaries, limited training opportunities, inferior laptops and mobile phones for telecommuters. Promotions/additional job opportunities were also limited for telecommuters.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great place to work

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

    I have been working at Direct Energy

    Pros

    For many positions, they take the time necessary to ensure you're trained to an adequate level so as to not "throw you to the wolves" when it comes time to take over a position entirely.

    Benefits packages are superb.

    Compensation is fantastic compared to friends who are operating in similar positions with other companies in the area.

    Cons

    Long work hours at times, but these can often be offset with Fridays off.

    Only major con would be that internal systems need a major overhaul compared to other companies of similar size.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on internal efficiency improvements, e.g. updating systems to be more reliable and less of a hassle to deal with on a day-to-day basis.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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