The United Illuminating Company
3.0 of 5 5 reviews
www.uinet.com New Haven, CT 500 to 999 Employees

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Good money good people, but interns do monotonous work. No smoking on company property (not even in your car).

Intern (Former Employee)
Orange, CT

ProsField work is a nice break
Management is supportive
Internship comes with a $2500 scholarship

ConsIT staff slow to respond to calls / tickets
Facebook and Twitter (and every proxy site known to man) are blocked really well
No smoking on company property (not even in your car) so you have to walk a quarter mile to smoke a butt

Advice to Senior ManagementTotal overhaul in IT needed

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Used to be wonderful place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at The United Illuminating Company full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: -still somewhat stable employment compared to most companies -benefits are better than most -… Cons: - nightmare place to work post gas company merger - no upward advancement. Managers hold on tight and won't let their employees advance to other opportunities -… Advice to Senior Management: Cancel contract with Wipro ASAP. Stop hiring castoffs from PB Rework… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Can be an awesome place to work- if you're in the right department; or it can be a real nightmare

    Analyst (Former Employee)
    New Haven, CT

    I worked at The United Illuminating Company


    Pros: In the right department, you will be challenged and rewarded Cons: if you are in the wrong department you are treated like a child and even if… Advice to Senior Management: n/a Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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