Entergy Reviews

Updated March 26, 2015
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  1. great benefits and overtime

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative III in Little Rock, AR
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative III in Little Rock, AR

    I worked at Entergy full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great benefits and overtime

    Cons

    extremely stressful job alot of incoming calls per day

  2. Solid Company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Entergy full-time (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Leadership is committed to making the company a great place to work! Values mean a lot and there is a lot of activity building toward a stronger culture.

    Cons

    Due to the type of company change is slowly accepted.

  3. Ok, if you don't mind playing the corporate puppet game.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous

    I worked at Entergy full-time (more than 5 years)

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Every other Friday off. Benefits.

    Cons

    Management after 2003 are just pawns in a chess game.

    Advice to Management

    Stop running off the good people.

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  5. Helpful (1)

    IT Outlook not very promising.

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    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in New Orleans, LA
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in New Orleans, LA

    I worked at Entergy full-time (more than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They used to be one of the best IT shop to work for, not anymore. They pay their employees well.

    Cons

    IT has been outsourced for the past 14 years. The remaining IT staff are pencil pushers, admin type positions for the most part. They recently replaced Leidos (SAIC) with HCL. It looks like the goal is to offshore as many IT positions as possible to India, things are not looking good...
    Very un-American move, wish leaders were more aware of their actions and had more love for their country and fellow Americans.

    Advice to Management

    In-source IT back, it is the backbone of the company.

  6. Great company with a wonderful culture

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Orleans, LA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Orleans, LA

    I have been working at Entergy full-time (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good benefits, the alternate Friday off is an excellent benefit

    Cons

    Too many levels of levels between entry level and management which can be discouraging to the millenial generation, who my choose to move on to other opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Allow easier communication between employees and senior level management by hosting town hall style events with Senior Management

  7. Terrible! DO NOT WORK FOR THIS COMPANY- NOW Destroying Retirees!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - OVERSIGHT Assessor in Jackson, MS
    Current Employee - OVERSIGHT Assessor in Jackson, MS

    I have been working at Entergy full-time (more than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    NONE- Keep out of this LOSER COMPANY!

    Cons

    LEO Denault the CEO has eliminated pensions for new employees, increased retiree MEDICAL preiums by 100%, closed Plants and lined his own pockets with huge bonuses, salary and benefits. After all- he has KIDS that need to go to IVY LEAGUE COLLEGES and become CEOs! Raises are non existent for individual contributors. Bonus was cut in half by Bill MOHL and the board. Yet they are giving tens on millions to States and other utilities in profits to buy silence and better relations. LEO's Motto- I GOT MINE- SCREW YOU!
    Morale has never been lower and Leo Denault will destroy Entergy but enrich himself!

    Advice to Management

    FIRE LEO. Try to restore morale and quit lining the pockets of CEOs and executives! Leo admitted that he is just another FLUNKY BEANCOUNTER! WAY TOO MANY MEETINGS AND VPS ,DIRECTORS AND SR MANGERS who add NO Value and DO NOTHING!

    THIS CAN BE an opportunity to restore Entergy to more productivity and profitability!

  8. A plus company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Beaumont, TX
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Beaumont, TX

    I worked at Entergy full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Working at Entergy in the call center was enjoyable. The pay was great. I loved that team spirit was promoted. Safety was practiced and not just preached. Everyone got along with everyone.

    Cons

    I did not like it when storms threatened near or far. You knew there'd be over time and if a hurricane came to our area some of the people would have to stay with the company instead of leaving with family. But it was all a part of the job so you got used to it while disliking it.

  9. Good Company to work for

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative, Senior in Beaumont, TX
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative, Senior in Beaumont, TX

    I worked at Entergy full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Looking for new and young people

    Cons

    Uncertain Future with the direction they are going

    Advice to Management

    Need to be more in touch

  10. Helpful (1)

    Everyone one I know is looking for employment elsewhere

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Entergy full-time (more than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    I cannot think of any pros at the moment. Some employees have tremendous growth opportunities, but that is only if you are great at playing the office politics game.

    Cons

    There are too many to list. But mainly the uncertainty of the organization, The employees are not sure if the company will be around much longer. The morale of the organization is at an all time low. The turnover in the HR department is soaring which is causing stress and triple workload for remaining employees. Bad leadership and line management is all over the company. Employees have no rights.

    Advice to Management

    Train your managers to know how to manage people along with the processes that they manage.

  11. Great career opportunity.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Lineman Apprentice/Journeyman in Madison, MS
    Former Employee - Lineman Apprentice/Journeyman in Madison, MS

    I worked at Entergy full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You work with a great bunch of guys, learn a lot about linewoirk itself and safety, and most of all the skills you learn will never leave you.

    Cons

    Unless you like being away from home or being on call 24/7, and of course every company has those guys that nobody wants to be around.

    Advice to Management

    When I worked there I was going through some personal problems. Management needs to learn to look for the signs. I resigned because I didn't have a choice but I also think my supervisor had it out for me.

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