Questions and Answers about CenterPoint Energy

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The work culture is pretty bad. Advancement is basically tied to do they feel you need to be advanced or it is your turn. This makes it very cutthroat if you are new to the organization because everyone feels it is their turn before you. Promotions are tied to the budget as well so not only are wages low in comparison to the rest of industry (IEEE PES salary report for engineers), you receive none of the benefits that state or federal employees receive and often are underpaid in comparison to state employees. Pay raises are minimal in comparison to the rest of industry and promotions are your only pay bumps. The company goal is to give 80% of the organization on a whole 2% or less yearly raises.


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Room for advancement, competitive salaries, great benefits!

Answered - Customer Service/Executive Administrative Office (Former Employee) - Houston, TX

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Great benifits, ened of year bonuses, good place to work

Answered - Mail Room Lead / Remittance Systems Specialist IV (Current Employee) - Houston, TX

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Some areas:
1. care about customers
2. care about safety of the customers
3. care about fellow employees

Answered - management (Former Employee) - Houston, TX

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Answered - Billing Associate III (Current Employee) - Houston, TX

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Culture is friendly and welcoming.
Most everyone there comes to work everyday ready to work.
Although the company is large, they make an effort to make you feel important.

Answered - Transaction Analyst (Former Employee) - Houston, TX

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The culture at CenterPoint is fantastic. Lots of like minded friends who share the same career goals. The weather is fantastic minus August.

Answered - Planning, Substation, & Reliability Engineer (Former Employee) - Houston, TX

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