FirstEnergy - Not what you know, who you know | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (2)

    "Not what you know, who you know"

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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Analyst in Akron, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Benefits are very good and salary is competitive. There are good people in the organization and if your lucky you work for some of them.

    Cons

    Management often makes decisions prior to evaluating the decisions they make. They leave the validation to the employees who are forced to justify these sometime very poor decisions. Culture can be combative where managers often resort to shouting. This shouting management style comes from the top down in IT. Opportunities for advancement are very limited. If you're in the "Good Ol Boys club" you'll do fine.

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    FirstEnergy2019-02-07
  1. "Good experience"

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    Current Intern - Engineering Co-Op 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FirstEnergy

    Pros

    Great environment, Good pay, Good experience

    Cons

    Location, HR is slow, old generation

    FirstEnergy2019-10-01
  2. "Great company to work for!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Reading, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FirstEnergy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great management and great employees

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    FirstEnergy2019-12-27

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