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Columbus, OH
10000+ employees
1906
Company - Public (AEP)
Energy
$10+ billion (USD) per year
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American Electric Power (AEP) takes its slice of the US power pie out of Middle America. The holding company is one of the largest power generators and distributors in the US. AEP owns the nation's largest electricity transmission system, a network of almost ... Read more

AEP Reviews

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at AEP full-time

    Pros

    Chill laid back 8 hour days accounting heaven for sure. I don't know a better place to work.

    Cons

    They pay well but its hard to get a promotion and people are not leaving the company alot.

    Advice to Management

    No advice to management. No advice to management. No advice to management.

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AEP Interviews

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    Contract Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at AEP (Columbus, OH) in July 2017.

    Interview

    Initial interview on phone with manager for the position and employee who previously held job. Interview was ok and about what I expected. At end I asked if they had any questions. The manager then told me the position required IT experience in contracts and I had none. I mentioned that as an attorney with lots of technical experience, it would not take long for me to get up to speed. The manager was not an attorney and I don't think he wanted an attorney to have the position. If IT experience was so important, it should have been mentioned in the job posting, or by the job screening interview I had prior to my first interview. The manager was dismissive and unpleasant. I felt bamboozled and disappointed with AEP process.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us about your experience with IT contracts.   1 Answer
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AEP Awards & Accolades

  • Top Companies for Executive Women, National Association for Female Executives, 2012
  • Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
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