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"Good Company to get experience - not much room for advancement"

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

The company offers good benefits package and reasonable pay increases. American Water also has a good tuition reembursement program, and it is fairly easy to get approved by Management.

Cons

American Water does not offer many advancement opportunities for its employees. The employee appraisal review process is ridiculous. You rarely feel valued and appreciated by management.

Advice to Management

Employee retention should become a priority for the company. There aren't many job advancement opportunities within the company. The company continues to lose good people even in this economy.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    "For the most part I liked the job, but not management"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Operations in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Water full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great advancement opportunities. Education repayment plans. good pension, good training. Great opportunities with working in other DC's job shadowing potential roles that you may be interested in. Great Mentoring programs.

    Cons

    The management at the job wasn't really appealing. Everyone seemed to be out for themselves it wasn't really a team orientated job. A typical day at work we had a meeting at the beginning of the schedule. We went and got our equipment and we began to work .

    Advice to Management

    New owners took over and management leaves a lot to be desired. New managers have wrongfully fired operators as well as supervisors. They play favorites and rules are not equally enforced among all operators. You have to constantly watch your back, and the hard workers get rewarded with more work while the slackers continue to slack.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Ok at best but great benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great people to work with - flexible schedules

    Cons

    old culture which is stuck on older principals.

    Advice to Management

    Consider keeping talent and rid of unmotivated employees who drag productivity down

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