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Not my kind of place

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Project Analyst in Santa Ana, CA
Current Employee - Project Analyst in Santa Ana, CA

I have been working at Southern California Edison

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

The benefits are good and job security is high because they seem to keep people forever -- regardless of talent

Cons

There is a general culture of mediocrity and unprofessional management. The work itself is kind of boring

Advice to Management

More leaders, less figureheads

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  1. Helpful (1)

    IF YOU WANT TO WORK HARD AND STAND OUT - YOU CAN

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Legal in Rosemead, CA
    Current Employee - Legal in Rosemead, CA

    I have been working at Southern California Edison

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    EXCELLENT LITIGATION ATTORNEYS
    ON THE WHOLE, VERY COMPETENT PARALEGALS AND SUPPORT STAFF
    OPPORTUNITY TO GO AS FAR AS YOU WANT WITH IMPORTANT ASSIGNMENTS IF YOU ARE WILLING TO WORK HARD AND PROVE YOURSELF
    EXCELLENT COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
    ON THE WHOLE, GOOD PEOPLE TO WORK WITH

    Cons

    REGULATORY ATTORNEYS TEND TO BE ARROGANT AND DISMISSIVE/LAZY, LAZY, LAZY!
    SMALL POCKETS OF INCREDIBLE INCOMPETENCE WITHIN THE GREATER LEGAL DEPARTMENT
    SOME EMPLOYEES ARE SO OVER MANAGED THAT THEY HAVE LOST THE ABILITY TO THINK FOR THEMSELVES
    FACE IT/LAW DEPARTMENTS/LAW FIRMS ALL HAVE A CAST SYSTEM/OFTEN VERY UNFAIR TO ADMINISTRATIVE STAFFERS
    ABSURD SICK TIME RULES IMPOSED WITHIN THE LAW DEPARTMENT/ENFORCED ONLY ON THE NON-EXEMPT EMPLOYEES/AND ENFORCED NO WHERE ELSE IN THE COMPANY

    Advice to Management

    1. LEARN TO THINK OUTSIDE OF THE BOX, ANY BOX. 2. THERE IS FAR TOO MUCH FORM OVER SUBSTANCE. 3. WHEN A RULE GOES INTO PLACE, SOMEONE, ANYONE NEEDS TO EXPLAIN THE WHY!

  2. Helpful (1)

    My experience is not typical. Newcomer in 2008.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Rosemead, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Rosemead, CA

    I have been working at Southern California Edison

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits and pay are above industry standard but average when taking So. Cal location

    Cons

    Information sharing is low. Newcomers are not trusted but must earn the trust by working their way into the many "clicks"

    Advice to Management

    Allow people to grow an experiment and when they don't meet expectations, help them through it rather than demote of move them.

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