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Not a good place to work. Moral is rock low from the lowest worker to the top.

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Director in Houston, TX
Current Employee - Director in Houston, TX
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Exciting industry with a lot of changes Good compensation Not deep in talent so you have a chance to shine

Cons

Terrible senior management Weakly positioned to compete in industry Lack of clear direction from the top Too much emphasis on painting a rosey picture, rather than dealing with reality

Advice to Management

Trust the people who report to you to make decisions Learn more about the business Stop hiring consultants to tell you how to run the business

Other Employee Reviews for GenOn Energy

  1. OK place to work but not much for career advancement

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work/Life Balance, Senior Management communicates to employees often

    Cons

    No Career advancement opportunities for everyone

    Advice to Management

    Develop succession planning for talent cultivation


  2. Reliant Energy - Houston, Texas

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Analyst in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Compensation appears to in line with other companies in the energy industry. Location - if you enjoy working downtown.

    Cons

    Hard to get promoted. During my time at the company I have yet to see someone get promoted on my team and more senior positions are almost always filled externally. Although I was hired into the company at a fair compensation level, raises of more than 1 to 2.5% are hard to come by. Since NRG acquired the retail business in early 2009, Reliant has lost many of the perks that once made it a great place to work. Upper management is very out of touch with the rest of the organization and employee morale seems to be at an old time low -- making it a very challenging place to work day in and day out.

    Advice to Management

    Respect your employees and treat them like adults. There are many talented people capable of great work if given the opportunity.


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