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I worked at Pride International full-time (More than a year)
It was my first six figure income.
They were acquired by another company
Advice to Management
Y'all Shouldn't have sold out.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Pride International (Houston, TX) in February 2010.
The interview was a conference call. At the beginning of the call I was informed that they two gentlement interviewing me had 30 minutes to conduct the interview. Then one spoke for 10 minutes describing the company, job, etc. I had 20 minutes to describe my qualifications and 13 years of experience. They interrupted often with comments and questions which would be fine if there was more time. I contacted the recruiter the next day to find out that the two guys liked me but they didn't think I went into enough detail. I recommended that next time to offer candidates enough time to talk and wished them luck in their search. I would have turned down the job if it was offered. They forget that you do kind of need the person to want to work for you.
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Proud to have been one of the world's largest offshore drilling contractors, Pride International offered drilling services for oil and gas companies worldwide. In addition, it also provided rig management services on a variety of rigs, consisting of technical drilling assistance, personnel, repair and maintenance services and drilling operation management services. The company owned a fleet of 26 rigs, including two deepwater drillships (and two under construction), 12 semisubmersible rigs, seven jackup rigs, and two managed deepwater rigs. In 2011 the company was ...