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Found 243 of over 291 reviews
3.5
73% Recommend to a Friend
Portland General Electric President and CEO Maria Pope
70% Approve of CEO

Found 244 of over 291 reviews

3.5
73%
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70%
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Portland General Electric President and CEO Maria Pope
Maria Pope
93 Ratings

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Pros
  • "Good benefits and pay.(in 40 reviews)
  • "Great people to work with(in 23 reviews)
  • "Good pay, benefits, people, leadership and company vision.(in 21 reviews)
  • "Great Culture and believe system(in 13 reviews)
  • "Good work life balance.(in 11 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee
    Featured Review

    Great Job

    Sep 27, 2022 - Senior Analyst in Portland, OR
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Interesting work and fast-paced environment.

    Cons

    Early mornings and occasional long hours

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Friendly

    Jul 21, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible and career growth opportunities

    Cons

    pay could have been a bit higher.

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  3. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    On the cutting edge of future challenges, while struggling with some basics.

    Jul 7, 2022 - Cyber Security in Portland, OR
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - Security has the full support of upper management, from the CEO on down. - The majority of the security staff is genuinely committed to protecting the community they serve. - There is incredible potential for growth. - The company is passionately pursuing innovation to solve the energy challenges of the future.

    Cons

    - The company has a significant amount of dead weight (i.e., retired in place) that slows innovation and dampers the mood. - The security department has grown very fast in a short amount of time, which has led to some capabilities being quite mature, while others are painfully underdeveloped or altogether neglected. - Lacking an agreed upon process to define goals and track progress against them, it can feel at times that priorities are arbitrary and unaligned.

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    3 people found this review helpful
  4. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Sweatshop Call Center

    Oct 6, 2022 - Customer Service Representative 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Mon-Fri Schedule, Co workers, Benefits

    Cons

    Back to back calls, don't appreciate employees, favoritism, Micro-management constant change in performance metrics system that negatively affect yearly review.

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Gods getting better

    Sep 29, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good utility dealing better than most with the changes taking place in the energy industry.

    Cons

    Some great proactive leaders, but some struggling with clear vision.

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great People, Culture

    Sep 15, 2022 - Planning Analyst 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great people, good collaboration, some good managers, decent pay.

    Cons

    Workload can be high and there are a lot of metaphorical fires to put out.

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Saving the environment one electron at a time

    Sep 6, 2022 - Manager, FP&A 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Environmentally conscious Excellent inclusion works in progress Excellent benefits

    Cons

    Management lacks courage to say no to every project Courageous conversations need to had/practice Direct communications confused with harsh/rude

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Heading in a mixed direction

    Sep 6, 2022 - Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Alright company, may be overreacting to economy.

    Cons

    Competency is not cheap. You'll continue to lose talent if you don't embrace change and progress. Your new competition are tech companies.

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  9. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    good place

    Sep 24, 2022 - IT Application manager in Portland, OR
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    lot's of opportunity and ability for growth

    Cons

    So many projects, lots of skills gaps, and overly heavy management requirements

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  10. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Good Company Overall

    Aug 16, 2022 - Compliance Analyst 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Strong community involvement and environmental values

    Cons

    Sometimes over the top expectations for employee involvement in company-sponsored social involvement

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Portland General Electric has an overall rating of 3.5 out of 5, based on over 291 reviews left anonymously by employees. 73% of employees would recommend working at Portland General Electric to a friend and 56% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 4% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Portland General Electric employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Portland General Electric. This rating has improved by 6% over the last 12 months.

73% of Portland General Electric employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Portland General Electric 3.2 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.3 for culture and values and 3.5 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Portland General Electric to be career development, culture, benefits and the cons to be diversity and inclusion, senior leadership, management.

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