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Saint Louis, MO
5001 to 10000 employees
1883
Company - Public (BTU)
Mining & Metals
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
Peabody is BTU, and Btu is energy. Peabody serves high-growth areas, lighting lives and fueling economies in 25 nations on six continents. Peabody is the only global pure-play coal investment and a global leader in clean coal solutions. From mine to rail, rail to ports and ports ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to create superior value as the leading global supplier of coal, which enables economic prosperity and a better quality of life.

Peabody Energy Reviews

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Peabody Energy President and CEO Glenn Kellow
Glenn Kellow
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Peabody Energy full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits including very competitive compensation packages. These are the best people to work with and that includes the Executive Leadership Team. The CEO, Glenn Kellow, is very down-to-earth and communicative. We always know what's going on with the business which calms nerves in such a turbulent economy and during our Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. Peabody takes care of its employees!!

    Cons

    The only downside I can find is that the building is in downtown St. Louis - we have to pay for parking. But, seriously, that's the only downside.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work with communicating with your employees.

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Peabody Energy Interviews

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    Human Resources Employee Benefits Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Peabody Energy (Saint Louis, MO) in September 2016.

    Interview

    The entire process took about 1 month from application to start date. It started with an a phone interview with the recruiter. The phone screen was more informational about Peabody. Everything was communicated very well - including the Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. From there, I interviewed with the Manager of HR Systems, Manager of Employee Benefits and three of 5 Benefits Specialists. All interviews were similar in that most questions were behavioral based. Then, a second in-person interview with Director of Hire-to-Rehire, and the other two Benefits Specialists. Again, behavioral based interview.

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Peabody Energy Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
  • Global Energy Company of the Year, Platts Global Energy Award, 2014
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