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PPL Reviews

Updated August 8, 2017
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Pros
  • Overall pay and benefits are great (in 7 reviews)

  • Great people, nice office, people willing to help (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management keeps cutting employees while increasing workload, and rewarding themselves with ever-increasing exec pay packages (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "caregiver,housekeeper,laundry,meal prep, companionship"

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    Current Employee - Live In Care Giver, Aide Hosekeeper in Mount Union, PA
    Current Employee - Live In Care Giver, Aide Hosekeeper in Mount Union, PA

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

    Pros

    like keeping safe clean environment

    Cons

    working with Alzheimer's is frustrating and I have been doing caregiving a long time and I love working in laundry and housekeeping in a facility and interacting with the residents and people loved helping in the dining room serving the residents I'm a lot older now and I like the calmness of working like this

    Advice to Management

    I like working on my own I have worked in a laundry and housekeeping department in a nursing facility before and I really liked it


  2. "QA/BA"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PPL as a contractor

    Pros

    Good knowledgeable BA/QA team. Nice management.

    Cons

    There are few which are not worth mentioning

    Advice to Management

    Open more fulltime opportunities

  3. "Business Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great people learn a lot

    Cons

    There are no cons for this company

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  4. "Tech 2"

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    Current Employee - Tech II in Allentown, PA
    Current Employee - Tech II in Allentown, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Awesome work environment, very safe.

    Cons

    Union won't allow transfers across " Progression Lines"

    Advice to Management

    Keep hiring good management as you are doing now, people with our futures in mind, and we will be around a long time.


  5. "Continuous learning and range of opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Goroka (Papua New Guinea)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Goroka (Papua New Guinea)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Professional development is a priority. Throughout my time my boss has gone above and beyond to provide opportunities with stretch assignments and shadowing.

    Cons

    My family thinking I can immediately fix their power if an outage occurs. Best thing I have right now as a con


  6. "cleaning"

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    Former Employee - House Cleaner in Allentown, PA
    Former Employee - House Cleaner in Allentown, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at PPL part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I am looking for a job that is either cleaning or packing

    Cons

    When i worked at ppl they said i was to slow for the job.


  7. "Appreciated the employment"

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Sunbury, PA
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Sunbury, PA
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PPL (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great money hard work not long enough

    Cons

    long hours, wanted a permanent position, but this was fine until my MBA is completed. Now it is completed and looking for a more permanent position.

    Advice to Management

    I have a Masters in Business and project analysis and am looking for a more permanent position with PPL.

  8. "great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    no area of improvement for


  9. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Lot of career opportunities
    Best compensation and benefits
    Senior management is good
    Excellent culture
    Work and life balance

    Cons

    Scope gets limited to one industry


  10. "Administrative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work in downtown Allentown.

    Cons

    Contractors walk on city streets to jobsite.

    Advice to Management

    None


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