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Java Developer (Former Employee) –  Holyoke, MAAugust 31, 2015
It's Pleasure Working in ISO New England.
My Supervisor friendly in Nature
i learned java Technology mostly web-services
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A great, stable place to work
Business Analyst (Current Employee) –  Holyoke, MADecember 13, 2014
ISO New England is an excellent place to be if you enjoy competitive compensation and excellent benefits. A great job for raising a family.
Pros
stability, compensation, benefits
Cons
location, weather, culture
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Senior Engineer (Current Employee) –  Holyoke, MAJune 9, 2014
Good learning experience. Challenging. Good benefits package.
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Disturbing at best...
Analyst (Former Employee) –  HolyokeApril 2, 2014
This company fosters an attitude of "getting the other guy so you can look good" No team environment. It is a fear based environment and people walk around in fear as you just don't know what will happen from one day to the next. The management consists of analysts who have had no training. As a result they provide no training.
The people they're managing (loosely used) have more knowledge and experience than they do. They promote these people for lack of internal candidates which makes upper management look better for having the most "Managers" under them. Hence the title "manager" for an analyst.

Senior management is hands off therefore whatever is done to workers is done. There is no protection for the employee.
Workers stay in their cubicles and do not speak to one another (fear based) environment. This is systemic and begins with senior management. The money and benefits is the only thing keeping people there. They are consistently terminating people "at will" for their own agendas. People with many years and at an age which would seem impossible to retain employment.
Senior management is far overpaid as anyone who checks this out will see. We, taxpayers, are paying outrageous salaries to people who do very little work.
This non-profit agency needs to be shut down. There is no value added by having an RTO when utilities would be able to manage as they have prior to deregulated markets.
This company sucks to work for. There are people waiting to be vested and are leaving the next day. The date is programmed into their phones. You can see how the environment
  more... is...This is spoken from a 15 year employee.  less
Pros
benefits, pay
Cons
everything else
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Comment – September 2, 2014

ISO Management is OVERPAID and under worked. It's a big joke in the electric industry. They are not even necessary and it's a big burden on ratepayers for overpaid underworked employees. This place SUCKS as does management.

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Not a friendly company to new employees
accounting (Former Employee) –  holyoke, maMarch 12, 2014
I worked as a temp for 3+ months and I found the employees were not very friendly, treated "temps" as outsiders to the extent of excluding them in any extra activities the company offered. Be prepared if you are temping to be just that, and never considered a REAL employee. The management was stiff, unwilling to assist in proper training procedures, and had very high expectations of what experience & knowledge you should have, despite the job requirements.
Pros
onsite cafeteria and nice grounds
Cons
unfriendly, management was horrible, you could not please them no matter how how you tried
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food and fun
Grill cook and dishwasher (Former Employee) –  Holyoke, MAApril 2, 2013
I loved this job because it was open for me to move up. Started out as a dishwasher and then moved to a grill cook. The management seen the best in me and gave me the chance. The hardest part was to adjust and once i did it became easy.
Pros
being able to cook
Cons
having a day off
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very rigid and fast paced environment. People tend to stay to them selves
Computer Scientist (Former Employee) –  Holyoke, MAJanuary 15, 2013
very quiet atmosphere. People tend to stay to them selves. not a team environment. basicaly work on your own type of environment with very little help. no sharing of ideas. very little cross training. Sink or swim attitude. Benifits and compensation are excellent. Users tend to be very demanding.
Pros
good compensation and medical plan
Cons
not a team environment, work on your own environment, no cross training, very little help, users very demanding
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