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BC Hydro Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Jan 7, 2020

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Jessica McDonald
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  1. "Great company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Full Time 

    I have been working at BC Hydro full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good company to work for. Emphasis on work/life balance. Great employee benefits. Great reputation among friends

    Cons

    Very hard to get in in the first place

    BC Hydro2019-10-09
  2. "BC Hydro Crown Corp"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Advisor in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BC Hydro full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Crown Corp - good work life balance for non-management staff

    Cons

    Crown Corp - expect to get step increases in salary which is almost guaranteed unless you punch the boss

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    BC Hydro2020-01-08
  3. "bc hydro - a good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Advisor in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends

    I worked at BC Hydro full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    pay, benefits, work life balance

    Cons

    politics and slow pace to get work done

    BC Hydro2019-09-02
  4. "Great benefits hard management style"

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

    I have been working at BC Hydro full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Benefits are decent. Work life balance. Job is fairly stressless

    Cons

    There is no collaboration between groups/departments. Management is told to drink the koolaid and not question decisions made by upper management and stake holders. They cannot seam to whole heartedly follow through on a plan.

    BC Hydro2019-06-16
  5. "Good Project Management Experience"

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    Current Employee - Work Program Manager 
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BC Hydro full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Good working environment - Good work life balance - Great people to work with

    Cons

    - Upper Management takes a long time to make decisions - Very bureaucratic - Difficult to move around in the company

    BC Hydro2019-06-01
  6. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Civil Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BC Hydro full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance is great

    Cons

    Beurocracy is way too much

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    BC Hydro2019-06-01
  7. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at BC Hydro full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and culture. Work life balance.

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of

    BC Hydro2019-05-09
  8. "Admin Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BC Hydro full-time

    Pros

    Great work/life balance. Benefits. Pay. Flexibility.

    Cons

    Not enough staff in the supporting roles.

    BC Hydro2019-04-29
  9. "Great Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at BC Hydro full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - The benefits - The people - The opportunities - The work/life balance - Interesting Work

    Cons

    - Could get more pay else where - Lack of direction from management - Lack of communication between departments - Work can be quite slow (might suite some people)

    BC Hydro2019-02-26
  10. Helpful (3)

    "HR leadership needs to be fixed"

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    I have been working at BC Hydro

    Pros

    Work Life balance is 'ok'

    Cons

    The HR Department is losing a lot of people and it seems as though it is not being addressed. There is a large lack of leadership in HR at BC Hydro. They don't recognize their employees and they only promote a certain 'type'. They are truly the running joke of the company.

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    BC Hydro2018-10-25
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