AngloGold Ashanti

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Updated January 20, 2015
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AngloGold Ashanti Chief Executive Officer Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan
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  1. Absolutely greatfull for providing me with the best Opportunities and Training..

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Management Trainee In Mining, Underground Production in Orkney (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Management Trainee In Mining, Underground Production in Orkney (South Africa)

    I have been working at AngloGold Ashanti full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Well they trained me on multiple courses and.provided me with "Mental Toolbox" Filled with experience and Continuous Improvent skills. Stress management and Targets orientated.

    Cons

    Salaries are not up to paar with rest of mines industry. Currently restructuring and Down scaling. Intensely Stressful and Demanding minimises personal free time.

    Advice to Management

    Ask 1 question only and you will see the impact and changing mindsets of.employees.. What can I do for you to help you with solving problems underground..


  2. Fantastic

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AngloGold Ashanti

    Pros

    Culture sustainability and pay and benefits

    Cons

    Organisational politics hinder progress. A social intrapreneurship drive would benefit

    Advice to Management

    Implementation of a flat reporting structure


  3. Have been an satisfactory experience with a lot of learning and good oportunities

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Support Specialist in Nova Lima (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Business Support Specialist in Nova Lima (Brazil)

    I have been working at AngloGold Ashanti full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A lot to do and improve, its always an iniciative wich makes work exiting.

    Cons

    Medium management in some areas are not well organized and the iniciatives get lost.
    the other con, is due the company culture ist very difficutl chalenge people.

    Advice to Management

    A bit more organized way of working and follow up in order to make things happen.


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  5. A great experience, I learned and improve my career in this Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Environmental Coordinator in Medellín, Antioquia (Colombia)
    Former Employee - Senior Environmental Coordinator in Medellín, Antioquia (Colombia)

    I worked at AngloGold Ashanti full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Good Experience
    - Good Compensation
    - Good Opportunities

    Cons

    - The Company depends a lot of the price of the commodities
    - The Projects may be are vulnerable for the las bullet
    -

    Advice to Management

    Best control for the expenses in the projects


  6. Poor assistance of employees

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Departmental Secretary in Carletonville (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Departmental Secretary in Carletonville (South Africa)

    I have been working at AngloGold Ashanti full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Housing benefit, only when you are B-upper and higher

    Cons

    Working with skeleton staff, salaries not competative

    Advice to Management

    Revise all salaries and benefits on all levels


  7. Motivation

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Planner/Scheduler in Obuasi, Ashanti (Ghana)
    Current Employee - Project Planner/Scheduler in Obuasi, Ashanti (Ghana)

    I have been working at AngloGold Ashanti full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Exposure to good working sorroundings and learning at a fast rate.

    Cons

    Motivations are not so frequent.

    Advice to Management

    Motivation to workers are a very important piece of encouragement to workers and as a such the workers must do well to improve upon it.


  8. I have learnt to relate very well with work colleagues both in and outside my department

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Insurance Officer in Obuasi, Ashanti (Ghana)
    Current Employee - Insurance Officer in Obuasi, Ashanti (Ghana)

    I have been working at AngloGold Ashanti full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The company supports employee career development.

    Cons

    Pay is low as compared to other mining companies in Ghana.

    Advice to Management

    Management should do something about the current pay in order not to lose valuable employees to rival mining companies.


  9. interesting during the learning phase, lack of leadership results in skills retention challenges

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Johannesburg (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Johannesburg (South Africa)

    I have been working at AngloGold Ashanti

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    opportunity to learn - gold processing is detailed, uranium, offers exposure to project management, business improvement and production.

    Cons

    performance management system is not in place - difererent managers do it differently , it can heppen in your absence (believe it or not)- big demotivator. inconsistencies. imature leaders resulting in frustrated workforce.

    Advice to Management

    pay attention to developing management. strong communication is key, especially during transition.


  10. good

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

    I have been working at AngloGold Ashanti

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    fun prof yet informal ok

    Cons

    old ppl not young ppl

    Advice to Management

    employ younger staff


  11. Politiek bedrijf Political company

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

    I worked at AngloGold Ashanti full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    Goede mijnbouw deskundigheid, gevarieerd personeelsbestand, veel verbeter mogelijkheden

    Great mining expertise, diverse workforce, plenty of improvement opportunities

    Cons

    Erg politiek. Verward en niet strategisch leiderschapsteam

    Very political. Confused and not strategic leadership team

    Advice to Management

    Focus op de werkelijke waarde en laat de politieke spelletjes buiten de uitvoerende comité besluiten

    Focus on true value and leave the political games outside of the executive committee decisions



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