Imperial Oil

  www.imperialoil.ca
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NOT A PEOPLE ORIENTED COMPANY

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)

I have been working at Imperial Oil full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Good cafeteria serves descent lightly subsidized meals
On site gym (not free)
Credit Union
Pension plan
Involved with the Calgary Corporate Challenge and United Way Campaigns
Some of the long time employees and managers are amazing
Almost impossible to get fired
Good career change potential
Training (Not all departments)
Work life balance (only select departments)

Cons

Low coverage rates for benefits in comparison to other O&G companies
Benefits are hard to claim
HR is nearly useless under all circumstances
Have some extremely under qualified managers
Extremely complex and rigid policies
Compensation is below average (O&G) for many positions
High turnover in many departments
Forced rankings
Corporate infighting
Bad moral
Future office location in the suburbs
Work life balance (Most other departments)
Your job will probably be outsourced in the near future

Advice to ManagementAdvice

A company with some amazing potential, however lacking the personnel with knowledge, experience, and motivation to make it great.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1.  

    Engineering Intern

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I worked at Imperial Oil as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    Working with some of the best and brightest engineers in the oil and gas industry.

    Cons

    Work life balance is challenged in the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Human resources skills need improvement in regard to career development.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great worldwide opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Imperial Oil full-time

    Pros

    Global link to ExxonMobil
    Strong benefits and pension plan
    Many careers at same company

    Cons

    Large corporation and link to ExxonMobil can add some additional management layers.

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