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Great co-workers and culture
Product Specialist (Former Employee), Toronto, ONJune 5, 2013
Flexible work hours and mostly great management. Unfortunately a lot of change has been occurring recently leading to poor business decisions.
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Perfect balance with life and work
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee), Work from homeApril 11, 2013
Pros: work from home
Cons: laid off
Everyday, we get to interact with many people and each day is a learning experience. Great support team that made cleared of all the stress at work
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outdoor (Former Employee), Calgary, ABMarch 18, 2013
i work to much hours i like fun i learn team work how to be with they friend at work place
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A fun place to work and with excellent people and balancing work and personal life
Sr. Payroll Administrator (Former Employee), North YorkFebruary 28, 2013
Administration of payroll full cycle for about 900+ employees using Ceridian HPL
System administrator for Time Solution
submission of sales tax returns
Very friendly environment
Understanding higher management
Opportunities of learning system by in-house training team
Subsidized gym membership and parking
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not a good place to work
Collector, Customer service (Current Employee), Toronto, ONFebruary 20, 2013
no benefits.,
you have to work 12 hours sometimes without asking
not always available to help
they expect u to work hard and dont get paid for it
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great place, if you want to work all the time and ignore your family.
Energy Management Consultant (resi HVAC Sales) (Former Employee), OttawaJanuary 22, 2013
Pros: occasional free lunch, some decent co-workers
Cons: long hours, misguided management, lack of respect
Very demanding, greedy company. Even record sales figures were not good enough. Lying, conniving management, that would back stab to save their own skin. The only thing that matters to DE is the bottom line. Honesty, employee relations/ value, even customer satisfaction is secondary.
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Excellent place to work
SharePoint Administrator Support Analyst (Current Employee), Toronto, ONJanuary 15, 2013
Pros: close to the 401
Cons: very tight schedule
The individuals is what makes the culture in Direct Energy. Hence there great individuals to work with in an excellent environment.
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Enjoyable Team Member made the day go by fast
Customer service/Sales Representative (Former Employee), Toronto, ONDecember 12, 2012
Experience working with people of different ages and backgrounds
worked in a fun team environment got along with staff the hardest part is working with customers who did not like change and it took alot to convince, other than that it was enjoyable at the end of day knowing my team and myself met the daily expectations.
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Lots of area for growth and advancement.
Change Control Coordinator (Former Employee), Toronto, OntarioNovember 6, 2012
Pros: work\life balance, work from home, flexible hours
Cons: minimal or no coverage for vacation.
Innovative passionate dedicated employees that strive to live by the Simple, Friendly Direct standards.
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They have it all !!!
Technicien (Former Employee), MontrealOctober 24, 2012
Pros: you can talk to the ceo over the phone or he will call you later not never.
The most exiting place to work. GOOGLE it you won't believe your eyes.
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Production and fun place
Executive Assistant (Former Employee), Toronto, ONOctober 18, 2012
I worked in the finance department and learned Peoplesoft. Management and co-workers were also good and helpful.
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Production and fun place
Executive Assistant (Former Employee), Toronto, ONOctober 18, 2012
I learned a lot of the media industry, it was busy and fun. I was involved in events which enhanced my learning.
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Long hours but great people
Senior Financial Analyst (Current Employee), Markham, ONSeptember 26, 2012
Pros: great people
Cons: very long hours, but with great people you never notice the time.
During plan, you can get in a 7am and leave at 10 at night or later.

Other times month end is okay, but a lot of ad hoc work.
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Awful
Head, IS Governance (Former Employee), TorontoSeptember 14, 2012
Pros: good compensation
Cons: no work life balance or understanding of technology.
Do as I say not as i do is the management mantra. Too busy and leadership team is terrible. No integrity.
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Was an excellent place to work until 2010
Business Continuity Analyst (Former Employee), Toronto, ONAugust 29, 2012
Pros: excellent benefits and vacation time
Cons: poor leadership and low morale
I really have nothing negative to write about the company from an employment perspective. My only grievance was how head office move/mass lay-off was handled by leadership.
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The people were nice to work with. But the company is poorly managed
Director (Current Employee), North York, ONAugust 21, 2012
Pros: the people and atmosphere
Cons: the management and salaries
It was a nice pleace to work. the People are friendly and it is a good atmosphere. But the decisions made by management are very questionable to say the least. Compensation is also below industry standards.
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Disorganized
Analyst (Former Employee), DonmillsAugust 1, 2012
Pros: no supervision
Cons: management not qualified
Not the best place to work, but there is no Supervision so that works out.
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sales door to door marketing
sales represenative (Former Employee), Toronto, ONJuly 28, 2012
Pros: lunch
Cons: long houres
sales was door to door direct enegry company marketing.it was commission based and i was hard worker and good in job and i am regular on my work and i was team leader.
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• Design, develop, implement and maintain software test cases and test plans to evaluate software functionality, performance and defects;
Database Administrator (Former Employee), Toronto, ONJune 27, 2012
Pros: good co-workers
Cons: poor management
• Perform requirements analysis to develop or modify moderately complex software applications. Document to standards the functional requirements, use cases and any other requirements
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Sales Person, Customer service
Sales Person, Customer service (Former Employee), Toronto, ONJune 24, 2012
•Direct communication with customers
•Describing our services and promotions
•Being able to explain in grave detail if needed

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