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NRG Energy Reviews

Updated 18 August, 2018
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Mauricio Gutierrez
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Pros
  • "Work Life Balance Schedule and Work Load" (in 19 reviews)

  • "Great people, Good benefits, Good pay" (in 27 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/life balance can be a challenge at times" (in 17 reviews)

  • "Seems like a lots of unneeded upper management" (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "working with NRG"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Ontario in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Ontario in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good job innovative good atmosphere free coffee nice people

    Cons

    no cons i see no cons all is very good and innovative management think of peoplde

    Advice to Management

    good company thank you !


  2. "Solar Advisor"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Solar Advisor in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Solar Advisor in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at NRG Energy full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    young work force and great culture.

    Cons

    initially was great when it was Pure energy and it went all down hill after NRG acquired them. lack of vision and coordination between different department

    Advice to Management

    get your act together

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Poor Treatment of Middle Management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at NRG Energy full-time

    Pros

    None was not very engaged here

    Cons

    Too many to mention, poorly managed.

    Advice to Management

    Put some proper controls in place


  4. "Great Group of People to Work With"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Houston, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Houston, TX (US)
    Recommends

    I worked at NRG Energy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    They hire good people who know their stuff, and I appreciated that they would match charitable giving when employees donated to charities.

    Cons

    Not unique to NRG, but when belts need to be tightened, layoffs may result in skeleton-crew levels of support in certain areas.


  5. "Great Enviorment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NRG Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great company culture and benefits

    Cons

    Home Solar Went out of Business


  6. "Technician"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technician in Princeton Meadows, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Technician in Princeton Meadows, NJ (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Diversity in their energy production

    Cons

    Different level pay, Power station vs thermal

    Advice to Management

    Keep empowering the staff


  7. "Billing Representative II"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    The Company Brand is great!

    Cons

    Low pay and micro-managed

  8. "IT Management,Testing Solutions and Automation Development"

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    Former Employee - IT Manager in Houston, TX (US)
    Former Employee - IT Manager in Houston, TX (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits location opportunities office environment

    Cons

    Uncontrollable changes, too much cost cutting


  9. "Drafter"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NRG Energy full-time

    Pros

    Excellent co-workers, solid pay, good benefits

    Cons

    Not applicable, so far all has been positive


  10. "Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Pittsburg, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Pittsburg, PA (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Pay and Benefits for all employees.

    Cons

    Current budget cutbacks are forcing staff reductions.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your staff and let them work for you!


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