Baker Hughes

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Baker Hughes Reviews

Updated January 27, 2015
Updated January 27, 2015
736 Reviews
3.6
736 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work /Life Balance - flexible hours, remote access from home when ill (in 22 reviews)

  • Good benefits pay could be better, oppurtunities good and work with a good team (in 45 reviews)


Cons
  • No work-life balance as there is little regard for employees (in 20 reviews)

  • Upper management is doesn't understand the impact of their decisions (in 25 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Product Line Manager

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Product Line Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Product Line Manager in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Baker Hughes full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great Managers and great people to work with

    Cons

    Non Flexible Work schemes such as lack of flexibilty

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Practice leadership by walking around

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Field engineer

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Field Engineer in Clarksburg, WV
    Current Employee - Field Engineer in Clarksburg, WV

    I have been working at Baker Hughes

    Pros

    Great pay and great compensation.

    Cons

    They own you fpr your first few yesrs and work crazy hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Great company

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

    I have been working at Baker Hughes

    Pros

    Competitive salaries, great work environment, most flexible company that I've ever worked for

    Cons

    Not so many advancement opportunities, lack of sophisticated training, sink or swim environment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Train your employees!

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Buyer planner

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

    I have been working at Baker Hughes

    Pros

    Culture and people are great

    Cons

    Career advancement is slow but they work with you to get you where you want to be

  6.  

    Exceptional company

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

    I have been working at Baker Hughes full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility. Great work/life balance. Good benefits. Strong commitment to core values.

    Cons

    Industry fluctuations result in periodic layoffs.

  7.  

    Good Company

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

    I worked at Baker Hughes

    Pros

    People and Technologically Driven Company

    Cons

    The price of oil and the consolidation of the oil and gas services industry.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good company, BUT....

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

    I have been working at Baker Hughes full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good people, good career options

    Cons

    Sadly will be sold to HAL

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  9.  

    You are in constant training, which helps you to grow professionally.

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

    I have been working at Baker Hughes

    Pros

    Location
    Great environment
    Salary
    Benefits
    Career opportunities

    Cons

    Sometimes schedule, depending on your availability

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    Nice Company

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

    I have been working at Baker Hughes

    Pros

    this is a company witj and excellent work environment and culture. High core values.

    Cons

    one of the main cons are the salaries and carreer oportunities

  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Field Engineer

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

    I have been working at Baker Hughes full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Money, experience, Lots of learning, Work truck, iPhone, Laptop

    Cons

    Lots of travel, no schedule

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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