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Where smart, technology-loving, environmentalists come to work

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Intern - Summer Ossociate in Arlington, VA
Current Intern - Summer Ossociate in Arlington, VA

I have been working at Opower as an intern

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

Pros

Super casual and approachable workplace culture. Opower invests heavily in their employees from constant Opower U cross trainings to a fully stocked kitchen, espresso machine, catered lunches, and massages.

Cons

They are the smartest people in the room and they are the first to tell you.

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  1. Helpful (14)

    Once a great place to work

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

    I worked at Opower full-time

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

    Pros

    You can feel good that the work you do helps people save energy, and through that, helps protect the natural environment.

    Cons

    A lot of mediocre managers, no real career path/growth/opportunities, no real HR department, no 401(k) match, unimpressive salaries and stock options, very little diversity, headquarters is in suburban Virginia.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more grown-ups who know how to inspire, motivate, and manage staff. Be less passive-aggressive when working assumptions are challenged. Add women/people of color/gays to your all-male management team.


  2. Opower is Owesome!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Program Manager in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Human Resources Program Manager in Arlington, VA

    I have been working at Opower full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Awesome & unique culture, wicked smart, collaborative & passionate employees, great perks/pay/benefits, transparent & approachable senior leaders

    Cons

    Hyper growth means increased volume. You must work hard to work at Opower

    Advice to Management

    Continue to consider every employee's perspective, regardless of tenure, level, etc & always communicate down.


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