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Merit was largely a hindrance leading to several years of disappointment.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Knife River

Pros

The company is part of a larger utility group and therefore can withstand the bumps of an unsteady economy. Some managers are good people.

Cons

Senior management is completely unaware of the skills and abilities of its own people. They insulate themselves almost completely from what's going on. The new President loathes technology and is one of the few executives in the world that doesn't recognize the importance of technology and sees it only as a way for employees to waste time. He'd rather we all used abaci

Advice to ManagementAdvice

When making decisions about who to promote and who to RIF, actually talk to employees who work with those people. Make decisions based on merit instead of who your friends are.

Doesn't Recommend
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    Great Place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Knife River

    Pros

    Fun place to work with pretty good pay especially if able to work on overtime. Good benefits and a big company to work for.

    Cons

    Work is dependent upon the construction economy and therefore unstable and job security can be at risk when business is slow.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Notify and educate employees about oportunities for professional development and possibilities with moving up in the company and promotions/ work expectations

    Recommends
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    Great Place To Work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Knife River full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great People and good pay

    Cons

    Tough to find good help as it is anywhere

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you are doing

    Recommends
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