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Holyoke, MA
501 to 1000 employees
1997
Nonprofit Organization
Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
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ISO New England Inc. oversees the 24/7 operation of the power grid that covers the six-states of New England and administers the region’s $10+ billion “stock exchange” for the buying and selling of wholesale electricity. The power system is ... Read more

Mission: Our work ensures that over 14 million people can reliably turn their lights on-and complete their jobs, take care of their families, and live in comfort with convenience.

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    Current Employee - Manager in Holyoke, MA
    Current Employee - Manager in Holyoke, MA
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    I have been working at ISO New England full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Employee development is focused both on department objectives as well as the individual’s personal and professional career goals. As a manager, I aim to make employees successful in their current role, but also work with them to strengthen transferable skills that make them more valuable so, if they chose, they are better able to move to other parts of the organization or take on other career paths to broaden their experiences.

    Cons

    There can be different standards for different departments; consistency would better set employee and management expectations.

    Advice to Management

    Remain open to internal transfers as a way to give employees a broader set of experiences

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ISO New England Interviews

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    Energy Analyst Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at ISO New England.

    Interview

    Applied online and was asked to a phone interview. My background matched a very specific type of candidate they were looking for. After phone interview with HR, was invited to a call with the managers of the group, and then invited to fly out for an in-person. Received an offer but declined it, mostly based on personal preference but also had some reservations about the firm. There seemed to be some miscommunication between HR and the actual managers of the group on the level / salary they were looking to bring someone in at. I was quoted a specific salary which got me to fly out for the interview, and was then offered a much lower one for the job. I understand these things happen, but I was a little turned off by the experience and didn't think it was a quality way to start off a long term relationship.

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Company Updates

  • Looking to change careers in 2017? ISO New England is hiring across several departments. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQChh

    Careers at ISO New England

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  • ISO New England uses BIG Data to keep the power flowing throughout the six New England states. Interested in learning more about our work? Check out our current job openings for energy analysts and more at http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vI3v2

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