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Reliant Energy Reviews

Updated August 5, 2017
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  • All I can say is please do not waste your time working for this company (in 2 reviews)

  • Long hours, no hourly compensation, commisson based (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to Work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends

    Pros

    People, Benefits, Career Progression, Communication

    Cons

    More cross functional training provided

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  2. "SAS Programmer"

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

    I have been working at Reliant Energy (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great team to work with

    Cons

    Very good place to work so no complaints

  3. "Great Job"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Reliant Energy full-time

    Pros

    They have an awesome customer service

    Cons

    They need to be more people stopping in to see the plans


  4. "Great place to work"

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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 Reliant Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great company, great employees, great management

    Cons

    They are in Texas and I am in Ohio and no longer able to work there


  5. "Great place to work, amazing opportunity"

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    • 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 Reliant Energy full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity, culture, environment, management, pay for tuition

    Cons

    very large company, easy to get overlooked. (not really a con)


  6. "Excellent way place to work."

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    • 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
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Reliant Energy (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Extensive, Give it a try

    Cons

    None at this point in time

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  7. "Residential Retention renewal"

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

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

    Pros

    The commission is outstanding as long as we have leads.

    Cons

    Leads run out, hours get cut, no more money

  8. "Good"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends

    Pros

    Benefits are good and they are worth their weight in gold, it was a great place to work. would recommend this company.

    Cons

    NRG take over was the worst thing that could have happened, they micro managed all process and leadership functions within the company


  9. "6 years with company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great people and some flexibility

    Cons

    Salaries are low for the industry


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Billing Tech"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Reliant Energy as a contractor

    Pros

    Growth potential is there, there is lots of new changes everyday, as they are merging.The atmosphere is aggressive

    Cons

    Co-workers tend to be clannish,and at the end of the day there has been some petty stuff.And you might get better perks if you are a who you know type of person.

    Advice to Management

    Value everyone contributions that helped you get to that goal


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