NorthWestern Energy
3.6 of 5 5 reviews
www.northwesternenergy.com Sioux Falls, SD 1000 to 5000 Employees

NorthWestern Energy Reviews

Updated Jul 1, 2014

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Bob Rowe

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80% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    NorthWestern was a great experience and the whole staff had a great culture.

    Financial Advisor (Former Employee)
    Sacramento, CA

    ProsGreat training program, the want you to be successful

    ConsAn extremely hard job for some people, financial advisor is code for life insurance salesman, no fixed salary all is commission

    Advice to Senior ManagementInterns are lead through to many hoops, just be honest about all the steps. Attract more quality Interns and quit wasting time on the quantity aspect.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Was an OK job

    Customer Service Representative (Current Employee)
    Huron, SD

    ProsGood pay. Decent hours. Good benefits and PTO

    ConsManagement is ridiculous. They are not very understanding if you are going through a major illness. They say their is room for advancement but the criteria is unreachable even if you have years of experience there.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHey how about you give people who have worked in your establishment for YEARS a chance in other positions.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Awesome people and a great company to work for

    Engineer (Current Employee)
    Billings, MT

    ProsGreat environment, always on the go, good people to work with, and company takes care of their employees

    ConsVery hard to get hired on

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work

    Dean's Office (Former Employee)
    Evanston, IL

    ProsNice people, good benefits, lovely facilities. It had a great vibe and the students are smart and funny.

    ConsNo real job security though, if there is a decanal change you could end up losing your job as I did. Change of priorities, etc. Pay is not competitive.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Engineer (Current Employee)
    Butte, MT

    ProsThis is a utility, which offers a stable and secure work place. The percentage basis of 401K contribution is comparatively high, but by the time you consider the lower wages, the contribution ends up being the same as other places of employment.

    Conspay and benefits are far below par. It si said, they do market analysis, but other places in the area pay about 2X, others off 90% insurance coverage, while NWE offers 75%. Others offer 4 to 6 weeks vacation, NWE offers 3. Others offer AD&D at no cost.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet pay and benefits up to retain workers long term. I believe this would also help attract more qualified people.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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