Hess Corporation Reviews

Updated June 13, 2015
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Hess Corporation Chairman and CEO John B. Hess
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Pros
  • good work life balance, family minded (in 12 reviews)

  • Great benefits and fair to employees (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours and not much time off with paid vacation (in 7 reviews)

  • With all of the changes, it can be challenging at times to find the right work/life balance while still achieving set goals and objectives (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Data Analyst

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    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Hess Corporation (More than a year)

    Pros

    Was a nice place to work. A lot of nice people.

    Cons

    Long walk from the Park N Ride drop off to building (10 blocks)


  2. Great place to work and grow

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hess Corporation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    great place to work. I have learned and grown the most in my career at Hess

    Cons

    Work life balance is not completely there


  3. Supply Chain intern

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hess Corporation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    They are very welcoming and inform the business interns about oil and gas.

    Cons

    Very overwhelming with all the new information.

    Advice to Management

    n/a


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  5. Senior Manager

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director, in Elizabeth, NJ
    Current Employee - Director, in Elizabeth, NJ

    I have been working at Hess Corporation (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Fair pay, good benefits. Good work life balance

    Cons

    Divesting downstream business. E&P company only now


  6. Great company to work for

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hess Corporation full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Many opportunities to take on different roles for those who want to be challenged.

    Cons

    Many talented people but certain departments lack valuable leadership skills


  7. Growth potential

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hess Corporation

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great bonus structure that allows for earning potential and good career advancement potential. Training classes are informative and helpful. All of the tools needed to grow your business are at your fingertips.

    Cons

    Poor life /work balance. Long hours and high levels of stress. Some of the locations are in bad neighborhoods.


  8. Administrative Assistant

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Woodbridge, NJ
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Woodbridge, NJ

    I worked at Hess Corporation full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Many opportunity for career growth and advancement. Wondeful coworkers.

    Cons

    Salaries could use some improvement.

    Advice to Management

    Upper management was very approachable and open to hearing opinions.


  9. Company headed in the right direction

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hess Corporation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Coworkers are genuinely helpful, ready to work hard, and want to make Hess better. Management is ready to listen to good ideas. Many perks for those in the corporate office (Houston).

    Cons

    The company is recovering from restructuring and employee departures, which means growing pains.


  10. Very Satisfied

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    Current Intern - Intern in Houston, TX
    Current Intern - Intern in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Hess Corporation as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Even though didn't get a full time offer was really satisfied with my experience to learn some of real experience. Also learned what Industrial work would most likely be like.

    Cons

    Didn't get a full time offer from the internship, but at the same time the learning experience was great


  11. Very Good! Muey Bueno!

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    Former Employee - Terminal Operator in Groton, CT
    Former Employee - Terminal Operator in Groton, CT

    I worked at Hess Corporation full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It is close to home.

    Cons

    At work more than home.

    Advice to Management

    Stop writing up personnel all the time for minor infractions.



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