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Con Edison Reviews

Updated February 17, 2019
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  • "They really value their employees, really good work-life balance" (in 32 reviews)

  • "Good Benefits of Work life balance as it offers 2 days of remote work" (in 44 reviews)

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  1. "Customer Service"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Con Edison full-time

    Pros

    Great Pay, Benefits and vacation time

    Cons

    Very hard to get out of call center


  2. "Great pay for an internship and adds experience"

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    Former Employee - Engineering Aide
    Former Employee - Engineering Aide

    I worked at Con Edison part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pay depends on number of credits taken in college, starts with $20+/hour. Company is nationally recognized so looks good on a resume

    Cons

    Has to be current and continuing student. Treated as temporary.

  3. "It a secure gig for a student"

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    Current Employee - Computer Aide in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Computer Aide in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Con Edison full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexable company they work with your schedule as an intern so you can take classes in the middle of the day and go back to work make some hours. Nice Pay

    Cons

    Not any really. It would be nice to get paid on friday.


  4. "Not Terrible, Has Some Challenges"

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    Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Con Edison full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Solid benefits, safety-centric, opportunity to advance, good pay

    Cons

    Can be difficult to change jobs/advance, co-worker conflict


  5. "Great place to work and to learn"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Specialist
    Former Employee - Senior Specialist
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Con Edison full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Collaborative work environment, team-based, and many opportunities to learn. Tuition remission is a huge plus.

    Cons

    Very difficult to move up, unless you're willing to wait for your turn which can take years. Internal mobility is an issue.

    Advice to Management

    Let driven, productive high performers move up the ladder.


  6. "intern"

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    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at Con Edison part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    easy work, relaxing job, you
    ok

    Cons

    non as far as i iknow


  7. Helpful (1)

    "A slow moving dinosaur reluctant to change"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Con Edison full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay with a flexible work life balance. Great tuition reimbursement.

    Cons

    Highly political with many bureaucracies. Things never proceed due to numerous red tapes and execution processes of the early 1900s.

  8. "Customer serivcce represintitvw"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Represintitive in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Customer Service Represintitive in New York, NY

    I have been working at Con Edison full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good culture, work environment, bonuses

    Cons

    Some staff,
    Floors, No free lunch

    Advice to Management

    None needed


  9. "Great company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Con Edison full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Coned offers great opportunities and career paths.

    Cons

    This company been great to all employees throughout the years


  10. "Stable company & friendly colleagues"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Con Edison full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance. A good job to have some side hustles (part time job, open a business, or hobbies)

    Cons

    Recently started Business Cost Optimization (BCO) which in a way to cut cost and add more work/stress to the employee. You need to know someone to