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Family oriented company

Current Employee - Supervisor in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Supervisor in San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Autonomy of work, salary, work life balance

Cons

Large company highly regulated by Government but is not really a bad thing.

Advice to Management

Trust and empower your people

Other Employee Reviews for Pacific Gas and Electric

  1. Helpful (1)

    Senior Business Analyst in Customer Care

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The company provides a necessary and important service for society. People are generally smart and even-keeled.

    Cons

    Strange mix of profit motive and regulated responsibility to the public interest. Can constrain business strategy and make strategy selection criteria difficult to prioritize.

    Advice to Management

    In CES, our administrative staff is horribly overworked. The admin to staff ratio is far too low which means I spend time doing low-value activities that are way below my pay grade.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Great work group teams!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Plenty of work and if you show interest management will generously allow employees to expand their skills within the group by offering involvement in a variety of tasks and projects. Teamwork is abundant as is also a positive environment. Executive management communicates with employees often and takes an active role in understanding things from an employee level.

    Cons

    Backwards hiring and promotion process in some areas. While it seems like much of the rest of the world is getting on board with hiring the person and training the skills, PG&E is a test based hiring and promotion process in many departments. The tests aren't impossible but unnecessary because if the person is already doing the job well then it would seem that a test would be a waste of valuable resources that could be better spent in conducting a better interview and/or training.

    Advice to Management

    Who am I to give advice to management?


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