Reliant Energy Reviews

Updated August 29, 2015
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  1. Supervisor

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    free event tickets, great agents, and decent benefits.

    Cons

    There is a lot of favoritism within the company. It is about who you know and not what you know

    Advice to Management

    Please hire from within and promote agents because of their work habits and not due to you know their name.


  2. Former employee

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Reliant Energy (More than a year)

    Pros

    Industry leader and well trained staffed

    Cons

    No formal employee retention program


  3. Family-friendly work environment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good work-life balance, friendly co-workers, subsidized Downtown parking, management will first promote from within before hiring from outside

    Cons

    Lack of career planning assistance, better salary offers to new employees


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  5. BILLING ANALYST/BILLING AUDITOR/AUDIT COORDINATOR

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - BILLING ANALYST/BILLING AUDITOR/AUDIT COORDINATOR in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - BILLING ANALYST/BILLING AUDITOR/AUDIT COORDINATOR in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Reliant Energy (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good place to work and long employment guaranty except laying off people without any valid reason.

    Cons

    On Management level, there is no accountability for their own shortcomings.

    Advice to Management

    Racists


  6. Customer consultant

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good compensation and vrh available

    Cons

    Growth isn't much I was expecting to move up in the company but it kept being put off


  7. Door to door sales

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Fort Worth, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Reliant Energy full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good motivation skills just not for me

    Cons

    Lied about the pay, lied about training and was very rude

    Advice to Management

    Stick with ur word


  8. Management

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Director in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Established processes, very competitive compensation, large customer base

    Cons

    Too much diversification without focus, cannibalization of own products

    Advice to Management

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  9. TOO MUCH SELLING

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    They offer great incentives and plenty of interesting coworkers.

    Cons

    They are selling third-party products and services that are a complete waste of time to sell.


  10. good Christian company

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    Former Employee - Driver/Mechanical in Odessa, TX
    Former Employee - Driver/Mechanical in Odessa, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good people to work with, always treated fairly

    Cons

    Work got slow and had to look for other sources of income

    Advice to Management

    Plan ahead


  11. Reliant only cares about money

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great coworkers. They were all easy to get along with.

    Cons

    No, permanent hiring, benefits, or paid time off.



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