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Enjoyed working there . Good benefits

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Baker Hughes

Pros

Flexible work schedule, good bonus, good salary, got to work on new things..

Cons

Not clear direction , communication across the board is not very good.

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  1. 7 people found this helpful

    Good o' boy Company

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    Current Employee - AMO Technician in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Employee - AMO Technician in Oklahoma City, OK

    I have been working at Baker Hughes full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    World Class benefits (as of 2013); one of the very few companies still offering a pension as well as matching 401K.

    Cons

    Too much of a good o' boy culture, middle management still living in the past. Corporately policy talks about diversity but in practice, in its southern shop operations at least, racism is alive and well to the extent that it is even openly discussed by supervisors - disgusting.

    Job training is purely rudimentary just enough to do the job.

    Work-life balance is a joke; 50 hour minimum. Employees must depend on overtime in order to make ends meet.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more progressive.
    Provide management training.
    Truly embrace diversity and teach diversity to your managers and supervisors.
    Get rid of the Good o' boy atmosphere. You are missing out on truly good workers that should be promoted instead of the Good o' boy idiots that gets promoted instead.
    Allow vacation balance carry-over; join the 21st Century.
    Boost base pay and improve Work-life Balance.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful

    Systems Specialist Intern

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    Current Intern - Systems Specialist Intern in Houston, TX
    Current Intern - Systems Specialist Intern in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Baker Hughes as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    BHI has a lot to offer: great pay, stability, great benefits, and a great working environment. There are plenty of options within the company.

    Cons

    ALOT of driving from one location to another, people who aren't qualified for certain positions and have no education are promoted and make more money than the people who are qualified with a Bachelors and/or Masters degree.
    They don't value all of their employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire qualified people and value all employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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