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Steady company with great people to work with in an "Office Space"-like environment.

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Director's Assistant  in  San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Director's Assistant in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than a year

Pros

The people I've worked with have genuine personalities that make it a joy to work from 8-5.

Cons

Management and the company overall doesn't have as much spirit toward career development.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for Pacific Gas and Electric

  1.  

    Good company to work for, a bit old school.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager  in  San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Manager in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great work life balance. Competitive compensation and benefits. Room to grow.

    Cons

    Old school punitive systems drive the wrong behavior.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get out in the field more - you are over reliant on scorecards. Servant leadership style is working but needs to be adopted by more high level people.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Company focus on style over substance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Management  in  San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Management in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Benefits are decent; definite decline in options over last 3 years; salary is average to below average. Company is large enough to where employees feel like they have job security but in reality job security doesn't exist

    Cons

    Beauracratic, slow moving and very siloed. If you are a caucasian male with white hair (or balding) performing isn't necesary for promotion

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop promoting people that tell you what you want to hear so much; the same white haired, male caucasian employees gets promoted over qualified others to frequently. The scary thing is with all of the accolades and awards on diversity there is one black VP and one latino EVP out of 50+ executives within the utility?? How embarrassing is that??

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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