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NRECA Reviews

Updated May 23, 2017
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  • Salary and hiring freeze, limited career advancement opportunities (in 3 reviews)

  • The breadth of services is very wide for a single organization, making it easy to form silos in certain areas (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "great place to work!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accounts Payable Specialist
    Current Employee - Accounts Payable Specialist
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    NRECA offers a family atmosphere and encourages cross-departmental collaboration.

    Cons

    NRECA is slow to implement changes


  2. "Finance Intern"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Loved the people, nice work environment, great location

    Cons

    seems to be a lot of employee turnover recently

  3. "senior"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NRECA full-time

    Pros

    good good good ok ok ok o

    Cons

    not too shabby you kno

    Advice to Management

    do better with raises


  4. "not applicable"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Investment and Retirement Specialist in Arlington, VA
    Former Employee - Senior Investment and Retirement Specialist in Arlington, VA

    I worked at NRECA (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very nice work and life balance

    Cons

    Not much career growth and management is not very helpful


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Communications Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends

    I worked at NRECA as an intern

    Pros

    Great experience and intro to corporate world. Had a lot of my pieces published for the co-op.

    Cons

    Could give interns more on their plate.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Great place to work - worthy mission, excellent customers, good people"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Worthy mission and vision that the entire organization rallies behind.
    Service excellence is an instrumental part of NRECA's DNA.
    Excellent customers (electric co-operatives) who show genuine appreciation.
    Great people who care.
    Commitment to community service at a local, national and global.

    Cons

    The breadth of services is very wide for a single organization, making it easy to form silos in certain areas.
    Career advancement and promotion can be difficult.
    Some internal processes overly bureaucratic and unwieldy (this is improving).
    Some core systems, processes and technology outdated (others are cutting edge)

    Advice to Management

    Continue reinforcing and refining the vision and strategy.
    Continue developing targets and metrics.
    Continue to breakdown the silos.
    Continue listening to employees and co-ops.


  7. "Healhcare consultant"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Healthcare Consultang in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Healthcare Consultang in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at NRECA full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great employees and corporate mission.

    Cons

    Generally a good place to work.

  8. "Summer Intern"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NRECA as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great caring culture
    Everyone is willing to help you
    Standard hours

    Cons

    Homogenous demographic - older generation
    Internship program not fully structured

    Advice to Management

    Look to create structure for internship program


  9. Helpful (2)

    "A fresh perspective"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Virginia in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Virginia in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Organization truly believes in balancing life with work; not just a slogan
    Current leadership "gets it" and recognizes areas where improvements are needed

    Cons

    Policies and procedures, and certain software systems, need to be updated;
    No bonuses (but overall compensation is competitive)

    Advice to Management

    Don't lose momentum in driving for changes, but don't fall into trap of "jingoism" either. Make Managers manage their people as well as their mission.


  10. "A Best Place to Work in IT"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director
    Current Employee - Director
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NRECA full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Many great projects to work on. Great benefits and people to work with. A challenging and nurturing environment for Information Technology professionals. Excellent IT leadership.

    Cons

    Not enough IT staff to fulfill all of the organization priorities that require technology solutions. Organization could do a better job of leveraging technology and technology leadership.

    Advice to Management

    Position IT to better influence and drive change through the use of technology.


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