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former akron employee

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

I worked at FirstEnergy full-time

Doesn't Recommend
Doesn't Recommend

Pros

competitive pay and benefits, nice office, friendly coworkers

Cons

very very very political, not very proactive, low accountabilty, don't trust HR

Advice to Management

do some benchmarking of HR

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  1. Great company to work for in the Akron area

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at FirstEnergy

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Competitive pay and good benefits, employees tend to me moved around the company when the want to be, and there are always opportunities to move up in a large company like FirstEnergy.

    Cons

    As with all companies, selection for some positions in the company is not necessarily based on the quality of work one does.


  2. Helpful (2)

    Unfeeling, power-hungry people with disregard for their human resources

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst
    Former Employee - Analyst

    I worked at FirstEnergy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    IF you are one of "them", great benefits, opportunity for advancement

    Cons

    No value or appreciation shown for hard work, no loyalty to employees (the more years you have, the more you better worry), most managers are lousy managers, even if they know their craft. Good managers tend to leave this company, probably to be around people they can respect

    Advice to Management

    Treat your people like you actually give a .... Reward hard work and service years. Get your HR department to actually have HUMAN in its job description. Hire MANAGERS, not your good golf buddy who has a degree. Managing people requires a very specific skill set, few of your managers have it


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