Baker Hughes
3.2 of 5 592 reviews
www.bakerhughes.com Houston, TX 5000+ Employees

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Good Experience in General

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsQuite diverse scientific disciplines under one roof.

ConsSometimes decision making is quite slow.

Advice to Senior ManagementSpeed up the decision making and don't import too many managers. Locals want to see some hope for climbing up.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Micro managed by Houston head office

    Administrative (Former Employee)
    Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I worked at Baker Hughes full-time for less than a year


    Pros: The people I worked with were great. The salary was acceptable. The… Cons: Houston head office did not understand the working culture of Calgary especially around Stampede time. Forced to use very inefficient software that made simple… Advice to Senior Management: Please place some value on your lower level employees, sometimes they can see the bigger picture and can see simple solutions to problems. … No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Invaluable eye-opener to the industry. Valuable professional experience gained.

    Geoscientist (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Baker Hughes full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: ($:Effort) ratio is rather high Still a reputable brand Competitive pay packages Technology… Cons: Relatives and compatriot mafia counts a lot depending on location/geomarket (ME top of list) Country of passport… Advice to Senior Management: n/a: Management is too far 'above' any advice/suggestion No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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