Imperial Oil
3.5 of 5 50 reviews Calgary, Canada 5000+ Employees

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Calgary, AB (Canada)

ProsGood 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)

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

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Imperial Oil full-time

    Pros: Global link to ExxonMobil Strong benefits and pension plan Many careers at… Cons: Large corporation and link to ExxonMobil can add some additional… More
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    Engineer (Current Employee)
    Cold Lake, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Imperial Oil full-time for more than a year

    Pros: Great opportunities to expand knowledge and to be involved in… Cons: Remote locations and pull a lot of hours Advice to Senior Management: More facilities should be provided such as flexibility in transportation. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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