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TXU Energy Reviews

Updated September 22, 2017
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Pros
  • Employee atmosphere was positive despite challenges with work life balance (in 10 reviews)

  • Excellent company with great people to work with (in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours, Need for other financial support when you first begin in this position (in 7 reviews)

  • Politics of upper management and lack of communication (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Electrical superintendent"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Electrical Superintendent in Henderson, TX
    Former Employee - Electrical Superintendent in Henderson, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at TXU Energy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very stable and safety oriented

    Cons

    Long hours harsh conditions inclement weather

    Advice to Management

    Next time pick a company name that is real not Luminant


  2. "Mixed Bag"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very smart people and they attempt to have a very strong culture.

    Cons

    Lots of political gaming, cliques, and difficulty moving up. Unsure of new management

  3. "Poor leadership leads to poor employees"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at TXU Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great team and Manager who all want to do a great job every day working as hard and long as it takes to develop the best solution

    Cons

    Upper management continues to make poor decisions causing more and more good employees to leave.

    Advice to Management

    Find a way to move away from a culture of blame and toward a culture of support and teamwork.


  4. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irving, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irving, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Bilingual pay is good. Pto, employee activities

    Cons

    Job is not secured , there have been alot of random layoff after you are told by mgmt that we are growing and not to worry about anything. I was harassed by uppermgmt and flirted with . they are hiring less and overworking us. They make us take back to back calls and it is slavedriving .

    Advice to Management

    Atoo being so lazy. We as employees are not robots you would not want to take back go back calls with no break.


  5. "TXU Energy"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at TXU Energy full-time

    Pros

    Good group of people. Most departments work well cross-functionally.

    Cons

    Promotion opportunities are scarce. Company continues to downsize.


  6. "Analyst looks at problems"

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    Current Employee - Training Effectiveness Analyst in Irving, TX
    Current Employee - Training Effectiveness Analyst in Irving, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay is good
    Upper management has a clear vision

    Cons

    Lower management is horrible. Here is why:
    they have bias to chosen employees
    They do not know what they are doing
    It is about looking good and not being good
    They do not thrive to be the best

    Advice to Management

    Fix the problems with lower management
    Thrive to be the best
    Be more aware of what is going on with the teams
    Stop AMP class as it is not profitable, invest that time and money is current employees


  7. "Good company"

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

    Pros

    Competitive pay/benefits, customer focused, fun culture

    Cons

    Slow moving, not nimble to implement new projects/ideas

    Advice to Management

    Aggressively pursue opportunities to grow the business and motivate the employee base. The company is financially stable now, but has been gradually shrinking for the last decade.

  8. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Irving, TX
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Irving, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TXU Energy full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great culture, good bonus, challenging

    Cons

    Low salary, slow to promote


  9. "Good people"

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

    I worked at TXU Energy full-time

    Pros

    Some of the best people work here.

    Cons

    The focus on cost cutting will eventually impact profits, customers, and employees.


  10. "Good place with opportunity"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at TXU Energy full-time

    Pros

    Good compensation, good bonus in recent years

    Cons

    none that occur to me


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