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Helpful (1)

Good place to be if you don't like to work

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Information Technology in Philadelphia, PA (US)
Current Employee - Information Technology in Philadelphia, PA (US)

I have been working at Philadelphia Gas Works full-time (More than 8 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook

Pros

Great Benefits
Very difficult to get fired

Cons

Very low salary
you have to know someone to get ahead
IT are second class employees.

Advice to Management

Take care of IT or you will be forced to outsource who ever is left

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Good Place to Start

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in Philadelphia, PA (US)

    I have been working at Philadelphia Gas Works full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Ability to move up quickly.
    Work is not incredibly difficult.
    No Overtime
    Tuition Reimbursement

    Cons

    Salary is below average.
    Very little career direction.
    Cannot work from home.

    Advice to Management

    Reward good employees or they will leave.

  2. Helpful (3)

    Quasi government inefficiency privatize ASAP

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Employee in Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Employee in Philadelphia, PA (US)

    I have been working at Philadelphia Gas Works full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Slow pace, low stress, Used to have plentiful parking (key words- used to)

    Cons

    Low pay, very inefficient, overstaffed, essentially a workfare organization. there are some very bright people here but they are greatly outnumbered by the not so bright people. and there a lot of people here, way too many to the point that it diminishes productivity. No formal telecommuting program, no wifi, but who needs it when average employees don't receive mobile tech (laptops, tablets, smartphones). Parking is hard to come by and if you don't get a spot, you very much risk getting your car broken into. Location is terrible. Facilities are abysmal- dirty, cold/hot, roaches, etc. Much could be forgiven if there was no residency requirement, but alas, there is. Another wing of the 'Philadelphia machine' - stay away.

    Advice to Management

    sell this place asap

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