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SSE Reviews

Updated 14 Feb 2020

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3.2
53%
Recommend to a Friend
45%
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SSE CEO Alistair Phillips-Davies
Alistair Phillips-Davies
207 Ratings
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  1. "Amazing company"

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    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SSE full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    - Great Benefits - Opportunities to progress within the company - Take safety very seriously - Willing to develop you by means of internal and external training - Adapts to changes - Competitive Salary - Agile working, alowing you to work from home up to two days a week if required. - Knowledge is shared openly amongst teams

    Cons

    - Not risk diverse enough compared to competitors

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    SSE2020-02-14
  2. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Meter Reader in Manchester, England
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SSE full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good hours good pay company van

    Cons

    None great all good manager great

    SSE2020-02-03
  3. "sse"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service in Cumbernauld, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SSE full-time

    Pros

    worked there for a few years was a good employer

    Cons

    The computing systems were slow

    SSE2020-02-01
  4. "Great to work for"

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    Former Employee - Meter Reader in Plymouth, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at SSE full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits. Flexible. Great if need time family emergencies.

    Cons

    Too much paperwork. Work. It always the best organised.

    SSE2020-01-28
  5. "Sse"

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    Current Employee - Customer Advisor in Perth, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay. Clear objective. Easy access. Good facility. Plenty parking

    Cons

    No communication. No progression. Under valued. No pay increase.

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    SSE2020-02-09
  6. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Head of Contact Centre in Perth, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SSE full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Autonomy & professional development

    Cons

    Risk averse, stuffy & slow

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    SSE2020-01-20
  7. "Good Working Enviroment"

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    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Perth, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Supportive people, management & generally a good atmosphere in the office. Work/life balance supported in flexible working.

    Cons

    A little behind the software for such a larch company

    SSE2020-01-20
  8. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Advisor in Perth, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SSE full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexible working. Staff discount on energy accounts

    Cons

    Target driven Not much chance of development

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    SSE2020-01-29
  9. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Product Owner in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary / Benefits / People

    Cons

    Technology / Blockers / Freedom to create

    SSE2020-01-15
  10. "Good Environment"

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    Former Employee - Hospitality Team Member 

    I worked at SSE part-time

    Pros

    Busy work, Decent pay, Flexible, Great management

    Cons

    Little bit disorganised at times

    SSE2020-01-10

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