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Updated Apr 30, 2021

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FirstEnergy CEO and President Steven E. Strah
Steven E. Strah
2 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, good employess, good environment to work in(in 28 reviews)

  • "Good Benefits and Paid Time Off(in 24 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "No trust in upper management, very secretive environment, "they" don't value your personal time, they expect you to put them first(in 14 reviews)

  • "Work Life balance could be better(in 12 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Work life balance

      Jan 5, 2021 - Engineer II in Akron, OH
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Great benefits - Work life balance - Remote work

      Cons

      Challenging to climb up the ladder

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Pays well, good training program, most of the peers are enjoyable.

      Apr 30, 2021 - Transmission Systems Operator in Akron, OH
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good Pay, Decent Annual Bonuses, almost everyone receives a raise every year, PTO is for vacation and sick time, Decent Location, Polite Peers and Management

      Cons

      The company's campaign for diversity seems to put a ceiling over anyone not fitting the current definition of diverse.

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Just do your job right

      Apr 16, 2021 - Field Service Technician in Elyria, OH
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Work at your own pace. Good pay

      Cons

      Work in all Weather. On the road /field work

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      FE - great place to be a part of

      Mar 16, 2021 - Project Management Specialist 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Strong Emphasis on work life balance, flexible hours, remote work available in most office positions, strong focus on employee safety and well being

      Cons

      Focus on diversity and inclusion

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      A decent job for a decent company

      Apr 18, 2021 - Customer Service Representative in Akron, OH
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      PTO, yearly bonuses, full benefits.

      Cons

      opportunities for advancement are limited

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great hib

      Mar 13, 2021 - Meter Reader in Cleveland, OH
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Hours Pay Travel and growth

      Cons

      Walking walking walking and walking

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    7. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Your Regular Corporation

      Mar 12, 2021 - Working Supervisor in Dover, NJ
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Job security is there, you have mess up royally to get fired, and even then, you may get promoted. If you have relatives in key positions - you got it made.

      Cons

      Usual management doesn't care about employee and HR is useless. Ohio is always taken care of, with WV and PA second and NJ last. Leadership and management are either vague or unheard of.

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      good people but bad leadership

      Jan 28, 2021 - Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      knowledgeable employees, hard workers, pride in what they do

      Cons

      upper management at local operating companies do not care about employees

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good company, stressful work

      Jan 19, 2021 - Customer Service Representative in Fairmont, WV
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Inclusive work environment, great benefits.

      Cons

      Difficult to get hired on as a full employee, lots of competition for advancement

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Not a bad place to work

      Jan 20, 2021 - Network and Transport Specialist III in Greensburg, PA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good pay and the benefits

      Cons

      Management sucks the big one

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