BHP Billiton

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Great place to work with a good team

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Data in Sydney (Australia)
Former Employee - Data in Sydney (Australia)

I worked at BHP Billiton as a contractor (less than an year)

Pros

Best company in the world

Cons

None at this precise moment

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep up the good work

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Rewarding work, amazing opportunities and competitive conditions

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Human Resources Professional in Melbourne (Australia)
    Current Employee - Human Resources Professional in Melbourne (Australia)

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

    Pros

    Working with intelligent, driven, passionate people. I believe my contributions and hard work are appreciated and I am well compensated for them, I get great satisfaction from seeing the impact of my work. So many opportunities both in Australia and overseas. Our Charter (values) is not just paid lip service but is part of our culture, we are treated with respect and senior management on the whole lead with integrity. Extras on top of good base salary include additional superannuation options, share matching schemes, bonus pool, employee assistance program, parental leave, development opportunities etc.

    Cons

    Conservative culture - slow to make change and adopt new ideas/practices. Size of the organisation means it can take time to get things done. Because so many people are driven to do well in their careers, and so many high performers, there is a tendency to work very hard/ long hours which can be exhausting over prolonged periods of time.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Good people, great intent - need better systems

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brisbane (Australia)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brisbane (Australia)

    I have been working at BHP Billiton full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great people
    Great values
    Attempting to create consistency (unfortunately at the cost of innovation)

    Cons

    Highly structured with some dysfunctional systems
    Some silly rules such as "No microwaves" or no eating (lollies even) at your desk which only annoy people without improving the environment or increasing productivity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more flexible
    Fire those that don't perform
    Build a transparent talent management system

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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