Peabody Energy

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the worst job that i have ever had.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

good pay
good benefits
tuition reimbursement
good hr dept
great location

Cons

favoritism
political
micromanage tactics
nit picky
management does not look out for best interest of employees

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Need to listen to employees more and micromanage less.

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Other reviews for Peabody Energy

  1.  

    Wants to be global but stuck in provincial mindset

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    - Leader in its immediate industry (coal) but laggard in overall industry (mining)
    - Decent benefits package
    - Some opportunities to work overseas (Australia)

    Cons

    - Not forward thinking
    - Weak leadership
    - Pay lower than peers or industry
    - Promotion and career development procedures not transparent

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Need overhaul of many HR policies
    - Need fresh blood and fresh thinking
    - Dare to play in the 'big leagues'

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Peabody knows how to mine coal.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Safety Supervisor  in  Gillette, WY
    Former Employee - Safety Supervisor in Gillette, WY

    Pros

    Peabody is a leader in the mining industry.

    Cons

    There are too many layers of management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't forget who puts the coal in the train.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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