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Ambit Energy Reviews

Updated October 15, 2018
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Jere W. Thompson Jr.
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Pros
  • "Great work life balance and culture" (in 11 reviews)

  • "Friendly / positive work environment" (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • "Very busy call center, almost no down time" (in 8 reviews)

  • "Work life balance is dependent on position, not across the board" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome Place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ambit Energy full-time

    Pros

    Competive salary pleasant work environment.

    Cons

    I do not have any cons.


  2. "Senior Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Ambit Energy full-time

    Pros

    Ambit retains some of its entrepreneurial spirit and therefore work can be relatively dynamic compared to larger multinational firms.

    Cons

    Recently rightsizing workforce and the culture may be shifting.

  3. "Supervisor"

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

    I have been working at Ambit Energy full-time

    Pros

    Everyone is like family here. There is room for growth. Discount on your electric bill.

    Cons

    Sometimes it feels like it’s more about who you know rather than what you know when trying to advance.

    Advice to Management

    Take and complete calls to fully understand what the first line reps have to do. Then make realistic changes to policies.


  4. "Financial Analyst"

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

    I worked at Ambit Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance and culture.

    Cons

    There are no real cons.


  5. "Consultant Support"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ambit Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The motivation. The culture. The drive.

    Cons

    There's not much room to grow in the company. Too many headaches.


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    "Awesome Opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Regional Marketing Consultant in Central, TX
    Current Employee - Regional Marketing Consultant in Central, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ambit Energy part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Make your own hours
    -Work from home or anywhere you go via phone & tablet or laptop
    -Excellent and continuous training, motivational meetings, & leader support
    -Unlimited income based on how much effort you put into it
    -Earn Residual Income for the rest of your life
    -Earn FREE ENERGY
    -Better Business Bureau Accredited with A+ Rating
    -Multiple awards for Customer Service
    -Fortune 500 Executive Team
    -Rated #1 Retail Electric Provider by JD. Power & Associates
    -Inc 500 #1 fastest growing private company in America
    -Provides opportunity to be part of the Energy Deregulation business giving people a right to choose their energy provider for Electricity, Gas & Solar
    -EXCELLENT Consultant Support and Customer Care

    Cons

    -You actually have to work this business to succeed.
    -If you treat this business like YOUR business, you will succeed.
    -If you treat this business like a hobby or expect everyone to do it for you, you will not succeed.
    -You must do the training to be competent.

    Advice to Management

    I love my management. They are always there for me when I have questions, concerns and support. CEO Jere Thompson, Jr. and CMO Chris Chambless are friendly and have provided an excellent opportunity for growth.


  7. "Executive Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Texas in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Texas in Fort Worth, TX

    I have been working at Ambit Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Freedom to work from home, excellent bonuses, rewarding helping people save money and make money

    Cons

    You need to be self motivated which isn't always a bad thing, learn to work alone

  8. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ambit Energy full-time

    Pros

    Laid back atmosphere. Willing to hire from within and give opportunities with very little experience, but willingness to learn.

    Cons

    Pay is decent, not the best though. Very little out of work/family involvement.


  9. "Consultant Support"

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    Current Employee - Consultant Support in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Consultant Support in Plano, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Ambit Energy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    A bunch of empty promises.

    Cons

    Will drop you in a heart beat for no reason at all.

    Advice to Management

    Stop playing politics and favorites. Bad karma is on the way. What you do to others comes back to you.


  10. "Positive Atmosphere"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Friendly / positive work environment
    Innovative IT culture
    Developer freedom

    Cons

    Development equipment could stand an upgrade


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