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A new Direction at Direct Energy

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Former Employee - Systems Analyst  in  Houston, TX
Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Houston, TX

I worked at Direct Energy full-time for more than a year

Pros

The company has great benefits. The pay is competitive, but you have to get paid upfront so negotiate a salary you want so do your research ahead of time. A very diverse work enviornment, every nationality is represented at the company.

Cons

No worklife balance if you want to be successful. Lack of training and training materials. This is not a team environment at all. The true definition of the Rat Race. Most of the company employees do not like working here, but play the corporate game.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Create a better working environment for the employees.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place overall, but make sure to get your raise upfront

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    Current Employee - Senior Risk Analyst  in  Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Risk Analyst in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    Good working environment usually. People are easy to work with and respectful of opinions and input, even if you're new. Even the higher ups are very approachable,

    Cons

    Raises are *really* hard to come by once you're already employed, so if you want a good salary make sure you negotiate it up front when you're coming in as a new hire. Once you're employed, 1 to 2% raises are normal and even exceptional work will only get you 4-5% raises.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You should take the time and effort to truly differentiate compensation between exceptional work and normal work. Otherwise, you create a powerful incentive to do just enough work to get by, stagnating improvement of processes and work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Was a bit of a disjointed whirlwind

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at Direct Energy full-time

    Pros

    Large company with room to grow

    Cons

    Disorganized and constant restructirings made job securitiy very unstable

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Firgure out how you want to structure the organization and stick to it

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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