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Great Company

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at BHP Billiton full-time

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

Pros

They know how to treat their employers.

Cons

Slow, politics...everything that comes with a big company.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Good company but need to listen to staff

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at BHP Billiton full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It is a company with great benefits; Family oriented and have good structure.

    Cons

    Very "relationship" based - even if you dont have the experience, qualification etc, you will get the job if you know the right person.
    Top down instruction and leave no rooms for being vocal

    Advice to Management

    Listen to lower and middle management, they may have ideas that are beyond your imagination.


  2. Helpful (4)

    Has been better. Taken a turn for the worse expecially in IT

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Project Manager in Melbourne (Australia)
    Former Contractor - Project Manager in Melbourne (Australia)

    I worked at BHP Billiton as a contractor (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Good above averae salary
    Large company so diverse opportunities

    Cons

    Can be very bureaucratic
    Group IM has become very aggressive towards people & suppliers
    Bullying has become prevalent with culture of antagonism and fear.
    A lot of negative pressure on employees
    You are expected to conform and not speak out
    Expected to work all hours and poor life/work balance

    Advice to Management

    The charter is great on paper but it has to be practised & not preached particularly with the aspect of respect.
    Bullying has to be stamped out and people treated with respect. Controlling people with intimidation and fear must be stamped out. It will lead to safety breaches of the charter.


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