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Great company for benefits not so much for career growth

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Houston, TX (US)
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX (US)

I worked at Spectra Energy

Pros

Spectra provides one of the best benefits package in the industry - add to that the 9/80 work schedule OR 1 day/week telecommuting option is just great.

Cons

Spectra's middle management is aging and are happy maintaining status quo till they retire - you'll do good at this company if you just follow your supervisor without questioning why and how things are being done.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Bring more young blood into middle management - provide a clear career path for individuals who show promise and recognize them for their contributions.

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Current Employee - Project Manager

    I have been working at Spectra Energy

    Pros

    Pay is good, time off is good.

    Cons

    Too political, very inefficient, tighten work flows

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Become a leaner organization.

    Approves of CEO
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    Very nice corporate culture

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Houston, TX (US)

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

    Pros

    The people are extremely nice--respectful and professional. The company respects each employee's time and life outside the office. Perks include annual bonus (based on company performance), cafeteria, and gym in building.

    Cons

    The team on which I work is not extremely well-organized (but is getting better); consequently decisions are often made by individuals without regard for the impacts to others. From what I understand, other teams are more structured.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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