Laclede Group

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Laclede Group Reviews

Updated 14 October, 2014
Updated 14 October, 2014
6 Reviews
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6 Reviews
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    Don't believe the hype

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    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous

    I worked at Laclede Group

    Pros

    CEO has a vision for growth, knows her business and inspires the work force. Plenty of hard workers who want to believe.

    Cons

    Unsettled environment, insecure management, dysfunctional communication. Employees aren't empowered to look for solutions to problems. Lack of trust among managers and officers. Everyone seems to be guarding turf.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Even though everyone is smiling, few are happy. Find out why.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Business Development

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    Current Employee - Business Development in Saint Louis, MO (US)
    Current Employee - Business Development in Saint Louis, MO (US)

    I have been working at Laclede Group full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    New leadership with a focus on growth through acquisitions which provides opportunities for employees willing to embrace change and personal development. The company is looking for new markets and applications for natural gas. Very comprehensive benefit package with defined pension and 401k.

    Cons

    Extremely lean which translate to significant work demands. Most work weeks are 50 hours plus. For certain positions, salary is lower than industry average.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Reorganization

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Saint Louis, MO (US)
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Saint Louis, MO (US)

    I have been working at Laclede Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, Great people for the most part.

    Cons

    Way the Reorganiztion was done.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
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    The Laclede Group

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO (US)

    I have been working at Laclede Group

    Pros

    Very stable company offering unlimited ability to advance and/or grow within the company. They recognized great employees and reward them accordingly.

    Cons

    Work can become monotonous some days and other days it is so crazy busy you can't find time to go to the bathroom.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't give so many chances to unproductive employees. If you see someone isn't doing their job or performing it in a sub par way, replace them. I get sick of carrying my load and theirs and also feel like I'm babysitting a grown up.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Bad managements

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    Current Employee - Product Officer
    Current Employee - Product Officer

    I have been working at Laclede Group

    Pros

    Good pays, good benefit, nice working environment

    Cons

    Extremely weak management. Management is not held to account while employes are. Employees working directly for management (in offices) are constantly given awards while people who actually move the mail are ignored.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management really needs to communicate with employees and make the workplace more enjoyable.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not bad, not good

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Gas Control Supervisor in Saint Louis, MO (US)
    Former Employee - Gas Control Supervisor in Saint Louis, MO (US)

    I worked at Laclede Group

    Pros

    Great benefits and good people. A very conservative attitude and if you like that then you would love it there.

    Cons

    Low pay, not a lot of chance for advancement. About 10 years behind the curve as far as IT. The company as a whole has a union mentallity.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would say to keep coming along. There is alot of effort going on to improve things but they are losing good people in the mean time.

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