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TVA Overview

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Knoxville, TN
10000+ employees
1933
Government
Energy
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Unknown
For more than eight decades, the Tennessee Valley Authority has provided affordable electricity, environmental stewardship and economic development opportunities to the Tennessee Valley. TVA was established by Congress in 1933 to address a wide range of environmental, economic ... Read more

Mission: Mission:
TVA was built for the people – to improve the quality of life in a seven-state region through the integrated management of the region’s resources.

The mission focuses on three key areas:
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TVA Reviews

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TVA President & CEO William (Bill) D. Johnson
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    I have been working at TVA full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and stable employment after 10 years

    Cons

    Constant reorg's , tries to meet minority quotas by hiring unqualified people

    Advice to Management

    Cut positions at top levels instead of lower levels

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TVA Photos

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TVA Interviews

Experience

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
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    Application

    The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at TVA (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Applied on line through the company website. I was contacted less than a week later. I had to do an oline behavioral survey and answer some initial questions via email. I was contacted 2 days later with an on site interview request

    Interview Questions

    • share a time where you disagreed with a co-worker and how you handled the situation and what was the outcome.   Answer Question
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TVA Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012
  • Top Entry Level Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009

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