FirstEnergy Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Jan 5, 2021

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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. "Work life balance"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer II in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Great benefits - Work life balance - Remote work

    Cons

    Challenging to climb up the ladder

  2. "Best place to work on a long term career"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Business Analyst in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Pay, benefits, work/life balance, management, co-workers, working within a team that is passionate about what they do.

    Cons

    Current news headlines regarding house bill 6. FirstEnergy must rebuild the trust of the surrounding communities.


  3. "Amazing People"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Internal Audit Intern in Akron, OH

    I have been working at FirstEnergy for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people, Open to questions, Work Life Balance

    Cons

    Technology issues, Low compensation, Lots of responsibility

  4. "Good Plce to work in General"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Engineer in Akron, OH

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time

    Pros

    Diverse, flexible, benefits, work-life balance

    Cons

    House Bill 6 issue reduced the trust on the company.... Less incentives and less salary

  5. "No Room for Growth"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advanced Nuclear Specialist 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work Life balance has improved over my 6 years of employment. They're getting better at understanding employees shouldnt live at work

    Cons

    -No room to move up in the company unless you know someone.

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  6. "Employment @First Energy"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager | Distributioin Tech II in Greensburg, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Takes care of employees, promotes work life balance initiative.

    Cons

    Pushing Diversity and Inclusion agenda

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  7. "Analyst IV"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst IV 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FirstEnergy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent benefits with great pay

    Cons

    Work Life balance could be better

  8. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, Salary, Work Life balance

    Cons

    Electric industry is highly regulated

  9. "Not a bad place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FirstEnergy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    good team atmosphere. People help each other. Nice work / life balance

    Cons

    wish it had more opportunities to grow

  10. "IT Internship"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Professional Co-op/ in Reading, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FirstEnergy for more than a year

    Pros

    - Hands-on work from the first day on the job. - Held in the same light as a full-time employee - Great room for career growth (50% of the company is up for retirement in the next five years) - Solid pay for an internship - Very Friendly workplace (everybody wants you to do well) - Work / Life Balance is good - Work is meaningful (Help provide power to over 6 million customers in six different states)

    Cons

    - Human Resources was pretty late in submitting an internship offer (one month left in semester) -

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