FirstEnergy
3.0 of 5 102 reviews
www.firstenergycorp.com Akron, OH 5000+ Employees

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Good benefits, choose your manager carefully

IT BUS Specialist (Current Employee)
Akron, OH

ProsExcellent benefits package - 401K, Pension, Insurance, Time Off

ConsOld school mentality, can be a Good Ol' Boys network, expect long hours. Your work environment is very dependent on your reporting structure

Advice to Senior ManagementConsistency across managers and an environment where promotions and praise are based on work rather than relationships would go a long way.

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    FirstEnergy is a good place to work, but is not without its flaws.

    IT Systems Operations Specialist (Current Employee)
    Akron, OH

    I have been working at FirstEnergy


    Pros: Excellent benefits include 401(k) with employer matching (up to 6 percent). Additional 6% employer matching based on corporate objectives. There are many great opportunities for… Cons: Sometimes too structured. Separation of duties makes it difficult to… Advice to Senior Management: Make it easier to gain access to required resources. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    An interesting business with a great deal of day-to-day significance to the consumer.

    Pricing (Former Employee)
    Akron, OH

    I worked at FirstEnergy


    Pros: This is a very interesting business in which to gain experience, since everybody uses electricity. I enjoyed the quantitative nature of the work, and… Cons: This is a conservative company. This means the overall pace of work is rather slow, and there's a bit of lack of motivation coming… Advice to Senior Management: Embrace deregulation. More
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