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BHP Billiton Reviews

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    Solid company but lots of challenges to overcome.

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

    I have been working at BHP Billiton full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits- unlimited sick days, free health care, 9/80 every other Friday off. If you're just looking for a nice paycheck you'll love it.

    Cons

    Long term outlook for the business isn't good. Too many processes. Systems get in the way of accomplishing meaningful work. Too much change for the sake of change. NO RAISES, just COL. HR arrogance. Deadbeat employees not held accountable.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improvements are great but too many changes keep employees unsettled and unsure of what's coming next. Walk the Talk - reward hard workers and eliminate those that don't. This isn't Socialism and hurts morale for the high performing workers.

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BHP Billiton Interviews

Updated Feb 15, 2015
Updated Feb 15, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at BHP Billiton.

    Interview Details

    I got an interview via campus recruiting procedures at my university. I didn't get a lot of information about the company upfront- BHP knows it holds a competitive environment and it expects people to seek information for themselves. My interview was more cultural than anything else- the interviewers just wanted to get a feel for my personality and see that I was confident enough to be relaxed throughout the process.

    Interview Questions
    • How do your values make you different in a professional environment?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation, but the offer was competitive.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

BHP Billiton Awards & Accolades

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World's Best Companies, BusinessWeek, 2009
Top 200 of the Global 2000, Forbes, 2009
Top 200 World's Most Reputable Companies, Forbes, 2009
Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2009
Top 200 of the Global 2000, Forbes, 2008
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Additional Info

Website www.bhpbilliton.com
Headquarters Melbourne, Australia
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 2001
Type Company - Public (BHP)
Industry Mining & Metals
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

BHP Billiton is a leading global resources company with approximately 128,800 employees and contractors working at 141 locations in 26 countries. We are energised by the work we do, how well we do it and the difference we make.

Across our global operations, we are committed to working in ways that are true to Our BHP Billiton Charter values of Sustainability, Integrity, Respect, Performance, Simplicity and Accountability.

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