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Needs improvement

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Former Employee - Analyst in Houston, TX
Former Employee - Analyst in Houston, TX

I worked at Apache (More than 3 years)

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

Pros

Benefits are decent if you stay long enough for them to vest. Not hesitant to give you work responsibility. You have to put in a lot of hours, but its pretty laid back. Nice offices. I had a very nice boss.

Cons

10% of people do 90% of the work. Some people do absolutely nothing and still receive the same bonus as everyone else. Little opportunity for advancement. Hard work not rewarded. You will work extra hours. You will not get the yearly bonus that they tell you to expect in your offer sheet. Small raises (2 or 3%). Very little work life balance.

Advice to Management

Reward your top performers or they will leave! Get rid of the people who do nothing. Promote the people who deserve it. Its 2013, time to give out corporate credit cards and not make people fill out expense reports every time they need to be reimbursed. At the very least automate the process.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    Very helpful people. Loved working here.

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    Former Contractor - Database Administrator in Houston, TX
    Former Contractor - Database Administrator in Houston, TX

    I worked at Apache as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    No extra hours. Laid back work culture. Worked as a contractor, and was paid very well.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    Company needs to start exploring latest technology.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Positive Summer Internship Experience

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    Former Employee - Summer Field Intern
    Former Employee - Summer Field Intern

    I worked at Apache full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I was a field intern for Apache, helping with well recompletions, mechanical work, and maintaining production. The internship was very well managed, with an emphasis on training. I learned a lot and was well compensated. Also, a successful internship gives a you a good chance of being hired by Apache in the future.

    Cons

    The hours were outside the typical 9-5 job, starting as early as 6 and days occasionally lasting 12, without overtime.


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