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PPL Reviews

Updated September 29, 2017
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Pros
  • work shedule is M-F so good work/life balance (in 6 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. "Sr. Financial Analyst"

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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
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great co-workers to work with, good compensation and benefits with a good location.

    Cons

    High turnover in the last few years


  2. "Relaxed"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good benefits and Nice people

    Cons

    Slow but relaxed with no pressure

  3. "CSR"

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

    I have been working at PPL full-time

    Pros

    Great salary, makes your out of work lifestyle better.

    Cons

    Very focused on business puts alot of pressure on the employee

    Advice to Management

    Don't forget your employees and stress leversion you are driving them to can be unhealthy.


  4. "Great Place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Net Developer in Allentown, PA
    Former Employee - Net Developer in Allentown, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PPL (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great support from manager and team lead.

    Cons

    Can be tough and competitive environment.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Health and Safety"

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

    Pros

    The people and leadership, the salary and benefits

    Cons

    I enjoyed my time working here.


  6. "mechanical engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Meacanical Engineer in Allentown, PA
    Current Employee - Meacanical Engineer in Allentown, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people and great benefits

    Cons

    I have none at this time


  7. "Co-Operative Associate"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Allentown, PA
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Allentown, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Intern events across the various departments so you can get to know other interns, small groups with opportunity to sit in on meetings

    Cons

    Sometimes not enough work available, sometimes the intern events were not helpful

    Advice to Management

    Do not offer too many internships if there isn't enough work available

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Going through transition"

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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
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PPL full-time

    Pros

    Good salary and excellent benefits, mostly good people. Great opportunities for advancement due to lots of retirements. Lots of different types of jobs and the ability to move around within company. Making strides towards greater diversity.

    Cons

    Has just gone through spinn-off. People are overworked and stressed.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize the hard work and resilience of everyone who survived the spin. Sometimes it feels like no matter what we do its not enough.


  9. "Good place to work, great learning environment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Substation Engineer in Allentown, PA
    Former Employee - Substation Engineer in Allentown, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at PPL full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good people, engineering works well with field and has good processes. Great pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Market in this region is dry, significant other could not find employment in his field.


  10. "Good while it lasted"

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

    Pros

    The people were great, and management was very supportive.

    Cons

    The group I worked for was cut when a transition occurred.


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