FirstEnergy
3.0 of 5 103 reviews
www.firstenergycorp.com Akron, OH 5000+ Employees

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Great learning experience and has potential for unique projects/opportunity

Network Engineer (Current Employee)

ProsProjects are challenging and unique
Flexible work schedule
Fun people to work with
You choose how to advance your career
Lots of individual work

ConsCompensation is less than desired
No recognition for IT Certifications
Employee tenure is favored over competancy
No current plan to build/develop employee skills - IT is a rapidly changing environment and staggnant companies will lose their competitive advantage if they do not change/adapt

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to employee's concerns and seriously consider our needs/wants
Need future vision of where Network Architecture will be in 5/10yrs
Praise employee development and reward innovation
Promotions should be merit based

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at FirstEnergy full-time


    Pros: good benefit , pay very average Cons: too much over time and no compensation for it Advice to Senior Management: pay attention to your staff More
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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at FirstEnergy


    Pros: There are lots of opportunities. Cons: People can be too complacent. Advice to Senior Management: Be candid with employees. Don't sugarcoat the message. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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