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Great place to work, supportive and considerate team, good work life balance

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Current Employee - Senior Finance Professional
Current Employee - Senior Finance Professional

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

Pros

Company is in a stable and recession proof economic sector. Some of the pros are loyalty to staff, supportive and considerate teams, good work life balance, flat management structure. Intra company moves is encouraged. Job off shoring and outsourcing is discouraged.

Cons

Because of the largely flat management structure, advancement within teams are almost nill. You need to switch job to progress. I guess this is similar to what you'll find in similar sized companies. There is also an element of bureaucracy that you'll find in similar sized companies.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Reduce some of the bureaucracy and make innovation processes work.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    A nice friendly company to work for. Managers are easy going and kind. There is a culture of respect.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SSE

    Pros

    family environment
    good hours
    flat management structure

    Cons

    low salary
    difficult to progress
    people stay on the same job for ages
    lack of innovation
    difficulty in getting new ideas through

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    should invest more on people
    increase salaries
    support training - not just apprentices
    take a look at what other companies are doing

    No opinion of CEO
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    Executive

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    Current Employee - Executive in Reading, England
    Current Employee - Executive in Reading, England

    I have been working at SSE part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, great people, great culture

    Cons

    Nothing to mention on this

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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