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Career Suicide/Low Morale - Do not work in HR!

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Human Resources Staff in Sunbury, England (UK)
Current Employee - Human Resources Staff in Sunbury, England (UK)
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at BP full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Competitive Salary Prestigious company Each department has its own set of cultures ( you may work in Shipping and love it!)

Cons

Unethical management Second class culture towards contracted staff Poor leadership Work Life imbalance (can work 12 hours a day) Lack of development opportunities Extremely high turnover within HR

Advice to Management

I would advise that management/supervisory staff learn and action the BP Values and Behaviours before promoting it downstream. I have witnessed extreme scenarios of unethical behaviour. Improve on management style. The current autocratic style does not work and there is an air of unhappiness and low morale within the department. Staff are too scared to speak up incase they are disciplined/dismissed in this poor economic climate. Painting over the cracks will not work. Helmut Schuster (Head of HR) when will you step in? There is always a promise of "new development opportunities" which support staff never see. I would not recommend working in HR, especially as a contractor. HR contractor roles are in abundance due to the high turnover rate!

Other Employee Reviews for BP

  1. good

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    there is a good work-life balance

    Cons

    hard to evolve if not american


  2. Yet to start

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate
    Current Employee - Graduate
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Pay. Benefits package. Hands on atmosphere in the office.

    Cons

    Location can be somewhere you do not want to be.

    Advice to Management

    More emphasis on career advancement on merit.


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