“Great culture, competitive compensation, and well-respected company - Best company I've worked for! ”
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I have been working at Vermilion Energy full-time (More than 3 years)
Great company culture driven by CEO and generally very good leadership throughout organization Consistently strong share performance translates to very good long term incentive Generally competent and committed staff with poor performers being let go Voted Great Place to Work for 3 years in a row Well respected by peer companies and industry Genuine care for community investment and social responsibility Nice, modern office space with drinks, coffee, and breakfast for employees
Internal moves can be tricky given people stay in their jobs for a long time A handful of mediocre middle managers, but all companies have a few
Advice to Management
The executive management is top notch. They genuinely make an effort to listen to employees suggestions and have done a great job. The management take a very careful, conservative approach which has meant no major mistakes for the company and shareholders.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6+ weeks. I interviewed at Vermilion Energy (Calgary, AB (Canada)) in November 2008.
Very thorough and lengthy. I don't think any of the interview process was redundant; however, the hiring process took too long. If I hadn't had my heart set on working there, I likely would have accepted another one of the offers I had.
- There weren't any I can recall. Answer Question
It was a great offer. I accepted without negotiation.
Vermilion Energy (formerly Vermilion Energy Trust) tries to stay out of the red by developing oil and gas properties in Canada, France, Australia, and the Netherlands. Vermilion is one of the leading energy trusts in Canada. It has proved reserves of about 95 million barrels of oil equivalent and more than 2.2 million gross acres of undeveloped land. It has a daily production of more than 19,700 barrels of crude oil and 70 million cu. ft. of natural gas. The company is pursuing a strategy of expanding its asset base through complementary acquisitions, farm-ins, asset ...