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Hess Corporation Reviews

Updated February 10, 2015
Updated February 10, 2015
60 Reviews
4.0
60 Reviews
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Hess Corporation Chairman and CEO John B. Hess
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work/life balance is good and various programmes are usual including lunch & learn programmes (in 12 reviews)

  • Great benefits, pay is top of the scale, lots of opportunities if you work in the right part of the company (in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • long hours mean customers thick heads (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.  

    Great company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Growth potential

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hess Corporation

    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.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Administrative Assistant

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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)

    Pros

    Many opportunity for career growth and advancement. Wondeful coworkers.

    Cons

    Salaries could use some improvement.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upper management was very approachable and open to hearing opinions.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Very Satisfied

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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)

    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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Company headed in the right direction

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hess Corporation

    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.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Very Good! Muey Bueno!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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)

    Pros

    It is close to home.

    Cons

    At work more than home.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop writing up personnel all the time for minor infractions.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    A work in progress

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hess Corporation

    Pros

    Flexible schedule
    Amazing clients
    Great work life balance

    Cons

    Very little upward mobility
    Pay is not competitive

  9.  

    I liked it a lot

    Current Employee - Customer Service
    Current Employee - Customer Service

    I have been working at Hess Corporation full-time

    Pros

    The people you work with

    Cons

    advancement opportunities are pretty rare

  10.  

    Company is undergoing huge change...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hess Corporation full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, pay is top of the scale, lots of opportunities if you work in the right part of the company

    Cons

    Tremendous change going on - company is reshaping itself into an E&P only company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leadership at Hess should be more aggressive about holding themselves and upper management accountable. Make better hiring decisions on the leaders being brought in to make change.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Great company overall

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Hess Corporation full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Hess is a results driven company, which may lead to long hours. However, they care about their employees and do what's right (example: hurricane sandy Hess helped out their NY/NJ employees)

    Cons

    No formal professional development. Professional growth pathways are unclear.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you want to truely grow organically, you need to invest more time to communicate share your vision with talent.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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