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Ambit Energy Reviews

Updated November 14, 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 9 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. "Innovative but Cautions"

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    Current Employee - IT Consultant
    Current Employee - IT Consultant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The company is seeking ways to grow. They have invested in their employees and look to continue with the success they have had to date. Senior leadership is strong and talented. The technology team has done some remarkable work.

    Cons

    The market dynamics of retail energy has interrupted their growth. Some bumps and bruises have been felt and possibly some more to come as the industry settles out.

    Advice to Management

    Reinvent where you must, keep valuing the team, when hiring bring in the best and the brightest-keep the bar high.

  3. ""Supervisor""

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    Current Employee - Supervisor in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Plano, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ambit Energy full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Friendly people/ positive work environment

    Cons

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

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  4. "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.


  5. "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.


  6. "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.


  7. "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.


  9. "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


  10. "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.