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Great company, my have had recent reputational issues, but solid on its treatment of people

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Cleveland, OH
Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Cleveland, OH
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at BP full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Lots of development, VERY performance focused, stable. Mobility helps you advance. SAFETY IS A KEY PRIORITY to get right if you're with this company. Was open to transparency long before expected at other companies. Good policy structures. I never felt out of bounds for asking questions if done the right way, nor was I pressured to do things unethical/out of bounds while I was there.

Cons

Definite internal "Class distinction" toward upstream vs downstream business segments, sometimes in seeking incremental safety performance, things got somewhat inpractical.

Advice to Management

Difficult to provide any current guidance, would say that keeping safety & honesty first should be timeless at BP.

Other Employee Reviews for BP

  1. This is one of the best jobs I've ever had. I love it!!!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX
    Current Contractor - Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BP as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Team environment, flexible schedules, great organizational structure. Wonderful ammenities including, on site trails, gym, various fitness classes, personal trainer, many employee/contractor perks with outside business.

    Cons

    Very hard to get hired on permanent. A lot of contract workers, and if you don't have previous oil & gas experience, it is likely you won't be considered for a position.

    Advice to Management

    Consider a person's overall experience as it relates to the job description, and not the industry that the person will be working in.


  2. Mechanical Engineering Intern

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Mechanical Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Intern - Mechanical Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BP as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    As a new hire, BP offers great benefits. They have a required "course" for new hires that provides guidance and training - and an assurance that to their best ability, you will be put into a role that you enjoy working in. The Houston offices are very modern and accommodating. As an intern, they offer a good chance to network with others and also some good summer activities, as well as good pay and relocation benefits for the summer (including travel costs and housing options.) Senior management was all very friendly - there is no discouragement - in fact they were very happy - to get the chance to talk to interns on the "front line" and learn more about our first impressions and talk to me (and others) about career advice etc.

    Cons

    Coming into the position I wasn't sure on what position I would play or work I would do. Turns out to have been very different from what I anticipated. Ironically if I had known before hand I wouldn't have thought it to be all that great, but with all the added benefits of being here it has been well worth it. There has been some disconnect between recruiters for groups and the HR in university relations...

    Advice to Management

    Just for the intern program, try to be more on top of the communication that takes place with interns/coops. It's all that we have as far as HR goes... I think that the actual supervisors that interns work with are great at what they do, though some could be more proactive and involved (not mine but some of my peers at least.) I'm pretty sure that most of the people I have talked to would definitely return to BP unless there happened to be some crazy good offer from somewhere else, so seems like overall a good job.


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