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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Hostile toward innovation."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Gexa Energy full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    There has been a lot of financial success here in recent years. The company was acquired by a very large, well-resourced organization. Pay is good. Bonuses are going around. Projects are being funded.

    Cons

    There is a culture of arrogance advancing downward from leadership that is chilling operational agility. The result is that, increasingly, we are hiring and retaining highly paid, experienced professionals to turn the screws (to serve entry-level functions) and leaders to guide every turn (to be micromanagers). As so many companies do, Gexa has become fat and satisfied with itself.

    Advice to Management

    Business success is bad for business. Like a diet, if you intend to remain successful, you can never quit. Every influx of talent, every new generation of novices and leaders are the people who will make ot break it. Stay focused.


  2. "Great company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Account Specialist
    Current Employee - Business Account Specialist
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Gexa Energy full-time

    Pros

    Family oriented and everyone is easily approachable. Even contractors are treated as regular employees and are encouraged to participate in company functions.

    Cons

    The pay is conservative in my opinion. However, it does pay the bills.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Tedious, repetitive, verbatim, boring"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    able to earn bonuses based off QA scores of 85% and up. Or earning 40-50 sales in a month

    Cons

    Watch your back! The managers are not your friends and very high turnover rate.

    Advice to Management

    offer more opportunities for sales floor


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  5. "Poor Leadership."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Gexa Energy full-time

    Pros

    The co-workers are friendly and helpful.

    Cons

    Mismanagement...leadership is poor and focus is somewhere else.


  6. "One person's perspective"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gexa Energy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity for growth is present

    Cons

    Pay does not equal the responsibility


  7. "Not a bad place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Contract Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Contract Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gexa Energy (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    People were awesome. Like a family. Still miss them to this day.

    Cons

    Lots of busy work. Not a lot of accountability for managers or employees.

    Advice to Management

    Lead by example, not by bullying


  8. "Gexa is a great place to work especially if you are new to the energy industry."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Business Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Associate Business Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gexa Energy full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There are a lot of great people to work with at Gexa.

    Cons

    Their systems and processes are a mess, but make for a good learning experience.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "It's okay"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities throughout the company

    Cons

    Lots of stress and lack of direction from management


  10. "Small company with ample opportunity to be recognized for contributions."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Business Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Associate Business Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gexa Energy full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Small company with low level of stratification from senior management.

    Cons

    Pay isn't that great; go into Oil and Gas for more $$$


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Horrible place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Tomball, TX
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Tomball, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Gexa Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Steady paycheck get to knw the way electricity works

    Cons

    Wow sups get some that knw wat there doin like 2 sups the rest of them don't knw ep from gems relies on her team lead to help them and they arent not educated in how thigs work they rely on offline or rep assist qa has to get there stuff together k and her team really dont put ust on hold? Take calls before u say stupidity..and our leader just walks around looking for fixes fo emerald oursystem

    Advice to Management

    Please listen to ur lower people crs....and dont fire people who knw what there doing and teach new class the proper way to do things...u have unqualified people in other positions that should be regular csr



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