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Updated 22 February, 2018
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  1. "Data entry Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Altalink (More than a year)

    Pros

    Working environment is too good

    Cons

    i dont find any cons


  2. "Manager"

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

    I worked at Altalink full-time

    Pros

    Most of the staff are hard working and pleasant to deal with

    Cons

    Leadership in IT area is sorely lacking


  3. "Senior Employee, >5 years"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fairly competitive salary, however starting to lag behind.

    Cons

    Highly siloed, unclear direction in the changing electricity sector.


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  5. "Senior Project Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Altalink full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent culture, focus on safety and work-life balance

    Cons

    To many executives for a medium size company

    Advice to Management

    Empower the people, delegate authority. Perform regular 360 degrees evaluations so leaders can get feedback from their teams and their peers.


  6. "Great Compnay"

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

    I worked at Altalink full-time

    Pros

    - Good pay
    - good culture and benifits

    Cons

    - Casual dress would be nice


  7. "Former intern"

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

    Pros

    Extremely dynamic workplace, friendly staff and lots of opportunities to take initiative.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, though given the sector this is unavoidable

    Advice to Management

    None really, keep up the good work


  8. "AltaLink is a good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Altalink full-time

    Pros

    Collaborative work environment, very nice and knowledge people. Safety is definitely top of mind for everyone. Good compensation and benefits

    Cons

    Utility mindset - very slow to adopt changes. Upper management also not very good at sharing information. After BHE acquisition, the company direction is shifting and restructuring is underway.


  9. "Summer Student"

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    Former Employee - Summer Student in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Summer Student in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -Great Pay
    -Great People
    -Flexible Hours

    Cons

    -Bad cafeteria food
    -Long walk for parking


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Engineer-In-Training
    Current Employee - Engineer-In-Training
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Altalink full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great attitudes, benefits, social events, training opportunities

    Cons

    Feels very disconnected from other departments

    Advice to Management

    Break down silos


  11. "Senior financial analyst"

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    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture and stable
    Good benefits and decent pay

    Cons

    Business subject to regulatory winds

    Advice to Management

    Continue the good work and diversify


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