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Little return on investment

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

I worked at BP as a contractor (more than 5 years)

Pros

BP is a great company to add to your resume even given the events in the past. It has a great mixture of people who can offer many perspectives to any challenge. A really great place to network.

Cons

Employees and contractor/consultants are pretty much different factions on the Houston campus. In 5+ years of working in various business units I found that most of the contractor/consultants were far more capable than the full-time employees. While safety and process should always be considered first they are absolutely crippling when you try to execute a project. So much money is wasted on systems and processes, I've been involved in many projects to remedy data issues only to come back again and do it later.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Streamline some processes, remove incapable managers (not just put them on a performance contract), allow people to perform work. BP will never advance among the majors because of it's internal issues and the lack of a single mandate across the US.

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Neutral Outlook
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    Too political with regards to recognition and promotion

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    Current Employee - Drilling Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Drilling Engineer in Houston, TX

    I have been working at BP full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work-Life balance, spacious campus, diverse employees

    Cons

    Compensation lower than industry average

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to employees, promotion should be based on merit

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Community Relations Manager

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    Former Employee - Community Relations Manager
    Former Employee - Community Relations Manager

    I worked at BP full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    BP is an amazing organization. They provide training, a great salary, promotion opportunities, and excellent benefits.

    Cons

    It's a huge company, so it comes with the traditional challenges. But work hard and you'll move forward.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep your team motivated.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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