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    Average place in terms of financial benefits

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Royal Dutch Shell full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Shell is a huge organization with diverse opportunities throughout the world in almost every field. Very respectful workplace. Above average social benefits.

    Cons

    Shell has its own way of doing things and it is not easy to change it. Financial benefits in Istanbul are not competitive with its rivals or other major industries.

Royal Dutch Shell Interviews

Updated Sep 12, 2014
Updated Sep 12, 2014

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    Warehouse Lead Interview

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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6 weeks - interviewed at Royal Dutch Shell.

    Interview Details

    One of the best interview & hiring processes I've ever experienced.

    It starts of with a phone interview by recruiter, all the usual questions were raised. Second and final stage was the face-to-face interview.

    The most striking difference was my application profile has already been populated and the interview began as soon as I arrived. Panel interviews with 2 that performs the technical assessment and 1 HR (in the middle) that fires the questions. Focus heavily on situational questions, assessment appears to be based on how you respond to different situations instead of how impressive your answers are.

    Interview Questions
    • You are the CEO of the company, and your product are used internationally by celebrities and leading figures. A suspected fault in your product happened upon a celebrity, how will you respond?   Answer Question
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Royal Dutch Shell Awards & Accolades

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Top 100 Ideal Employers for Engineering Students, Universum Global Ideal Rankings, 2013
Britain's Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2012
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Website www.shell.com
Headquarters The Hague, Netherlands
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1907
Type Company - Public (RDSA)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors ExxonMobil, TOTAL, BP

Royal Dutch Shell sits on an oil and gas throne that is only slightly lower than that of #1 oil company Exxon Mobil. The company has worldwide proved reserves of 14.1 billion barrels of oil equivalent. Most of the oil giant's crude is produced in Nigeria, Oman, the UK, and the US. Royal Dutch Shell is also investing heavily in the Athabasca Oil Sands Project, which converts oil sands in Alberta to synthetic crude oil. The company operates 43,000 gas stations (the world's largest retail fuel network). Royal Dutch Shell, which operates in 90 countries, also produces refined... More

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