Direct Energy Reviews

Updated 26 Jun 2020

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3.4
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Direct Energy President & CEO Badar Khan (no image)
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  1. "Excellent company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The company encourages and supports a healthy work-life balance

    Cons

    Nothing negative can be said

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Bonus has gone downhilll"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive in Iselin, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Direct Energy full-time

    Pros

    Work Life Balance is good

    Cons

    Uncertainty around bonus and lack of control over payment

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    "Wasn’t bad before"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Contract Pricing Analyst in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Relaxed workspace with decent pay

    Cons

    Over work the hard working let’s the slackers slack

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  4. "Good, smart people but company may be too big for its own good"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Business Analyst Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Direct Energy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good, smart, talented people and lots of opportunities

    Cons

    Lots of different business units after several acquisitions. This leads to competing priorities, power struggles and a lot of gridlock

  5. "Great Company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Security in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A lot of technology and great place to grow and learn

    Cons

    Can't think of anything now.

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Direct Energy N America"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Director Technical Training in Naples, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Direct Energy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Lots of team building focus and safety as a priority

    Cons

    Sold of N America holdings - abandoned employees

  7. "Good"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - FP&A 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Direct Energy full-time

    Pros

    good people to work with

    Cons

    management needs to be more transparent

  8. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sarasota, FL

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

    Pros

    Easy. Fun. Lots of support.

    Cons

    None come to mind now.

  9. "good place to excel if working hard."

    5.0
    Current Employee - Data Manager in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Direct Energy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great company and good opportunity

    Cons

    many layoffs and poor direction by management.

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Working At DE"

    2.0
    Former Employee - IT Analyst in Houston, TX

    I worked at Direct Energy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Salary was competitive You are usually recognized for your achievements. when tragedy strikes, everyone comes to your aid.

    Cons

    Lack of training for mgrs. for onboarding new employees.

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