FirstEnergy

  www.firstenergycorp.com
  www.firstenergycorp.com
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3 years In

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  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at FirstEnergy

Pros

FirstEnergy allows a good balance between work / home when needed. Pay is competitive. There is a lot of freedom to do what you can, get the job donie the best way which makes it more enjoyable.

Cons

It is a very lareg company which sometimes makes you feel like a 'number' instead of a person. Sometimes I question the opportunity to advance,

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Try to come 'down to the working persons level' once in a while. understand day to day jobs and what we actualy do...te 'physical labor' end of the company. Not bean counters

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    Solid place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at FirstEnergy

    Pros

    --Good people to work with
    --Strong industry...provides a product of necessity
    --Work can be challenging and rewarding
    --Opportunity to work at several locations

    Cons

    --Since electricity has to flow 24/7. your work/life balance can suffer
    --Not enough knowledge transfer from older employees to young employees
    --Company does not seem to promote training and continuing education
    --Entire industry is suffering from aging infrastructure

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    --Needs to offer better employee training programs or allow employees to attend program and seminars.
    --Do a better job of transferring tribal knowledge to younger employees

    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Evil Empire

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    Former Employee - Engineer
    Former Employee - Engineer

    I worked at FirstEnergy

    Pros

    Can make a lot of money working overtime

    Cons

    People working at the plants are nice, but managers are not kind, and are very dogmatic. They threaten employees that don't "get in line", and is very much the good ol' boy network.

    Not very diverse work, and the majority of the technology is very old and out dated.

    Managers are very cheap, and sometimes do not want to pay overtime.

    Could care less if you have a life outside of work, they would rather you ruin your life, get divorced, and stay at their unhealthy plants.

    Managers think its the best place on earth to work , and don't understand why morale is low.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get real, and start to listen to employees, and stop taking out such enormous bonuses, and then have plant employees work overtime and scold them for charging for it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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