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It was a friendly place to work where I gained valuable experience.

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Former Employee - Financial Analyst III in Rosemead, CA
Former Employee - Financial Analyst III in Rosemead, CA

I worked at Southern California Edison full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Relaxed environment. Friendly people. Opportunities available to those who seek them.

Cons

Hard work is not rewarded. The environment lacks energy and focus. A lot of people play politics for advancement.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Get rid of the bureaucracy, cut departments, give each employee more responsibility and reward them for it.

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  1. 5 people found this helpful

    Incredibly depressing work environment

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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Rosemead, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Rosemead, CA

    I have been working at Southern California Edison full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Work-life balance if you don't want to get ahead in your career.

    Cons

    Non-stop propaganda about cost cutting and improving work environment without any focus on individuals. Many rounds of random lay offs and restructuring in different departments, resulting in even larger bonuses and salaries for senior management and above. Main focus is on "How great do I look in front of directors and VP", while forgetting that content and not pretty pictures matter. No personal accountability. Lots of redundant work for the sake of work. No common sense. Amother big issue is that even VPs don't have any say, except on spelling and choice of charts in the presentstions. Any level below is expected to agree and follow upper command, no matter how ridiculous it is.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring upper management salaries down to the levels where they don't feel like Gods and will start showing respect to their reports and peers. Open volunteer severance to the whole company at one time, check after, only internal tranfers and hiring might be needed.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. system analyst

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    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Irwindale, CA
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Irwindale, CA

    I have been working at Southern California Edison full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    easy job, less work, free time

    Cons

    a bad boss will screw you up

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    a bad boss will screw you up, so management have to get rid of bad manager.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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