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BP Reviews

Updated December 21, 2014
Updated December 21, 2014
881 Reviews
3.6
881 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The work environment is fairly relaxed in most cases and the work life balance is decent (in 131 reviews)

  • Pay and benefits are top notch for the position that I am in (in 33 reviews)


Cons
  • Some position will require a lot of commitment, resulting work-life balance problem (in 23 reviews)

  • Senior management parks in the underground garage while the working stiffs park outside (in 20 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Internship

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BP

    Pros

    Good pay.
    Structured projects.
    Free food, transport, coffee. Many other perks.
    Great brand name.
    Good work-life balance

    Cons

    Projects not that challenging
    Too serious a working environment.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Systems Manager

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

    I have been working at BP

    Pros

    Great work life balance. Great company to work for

    Cons

    Not as fast paced as tech companies on changes. Very risk averse

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fight the Maconda cases tooth and nail.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very great experience.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BP

    Pros

    Quick access to gas for my car, nice friendly experience with coworkers.

    Cons

    Can be busy at times, workload may seem much for some people.

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  5.  

    Love working for BP

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Team Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Team Assistant in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at BP full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic people who really take an interesting in your career development, great work life balance, lots of opportunities. Great benefits.

    Cons

    Big company can be difficult to navigate

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more transparent about banding and financial rewards

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Excellent Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    Good life-work balance. Challenging projects. The people who work there are highly capable and want to do the right thing.

    Cons

    In the effort to address issues and defects often additional processes are introduced that create unforeseen complexities. The result is that it can be difficult to progress work at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on reducing complexity by challenging new projects / processes to ensure that they are truly value adding.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great company to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing Executive in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Marketing Executive in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at BP as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great work life balance, friendly working environment.

    Cons

    More social club would be better for networking.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Excellent management teams, very down to earth and encouraging!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Sr Planner

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BP

    Pros

    Employee focused, lots of accommodations

    Cons

    Parking is sometimes a tough thing to find

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Engineering Internship

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BP as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Lots of support, promoted development

    Cons

    No downside to the internship

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make offers after internship for challenge

    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Excellent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)

    I have been working at BP full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The best company to work for

    Cons

    High staff turnover and complicated workflow

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    n/a

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Has exceeded my expectations

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at BP full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Really cares about its employees and doing the right thing for them and the places we work.
    Good benefits - better than expected having previously worked in professional services.

    Cons

    Highly collaborative - can sometimes take a while to reach a decision (BUT all opinions are heard / listened to)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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