Marathon Oil

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Adv Geologist (Current Employee) Houston, TX

ProsGreat work life balance with 9/80 flexible schedule, gym, 401, etc..
Senior staff is allways willing to help.
No massive layoffs even in the bad times.

ConsStratigical direction of the comany isn't quite clear.
The only constant thing is a new supervisor every year or even six months.
Poor manegement of low or high performers. Whater you do, you get about the same..

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    A company behind the times

    IT Specialist (Former Employee) Houston, TX

    I worked at Marathon Oil full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Marathon has decent pay and good benefits. If you can manipulate people then you will be able to… Cons: Every decision is made by company politics and corporate bureaucracy. There are few opportunities for promotion outside of the field. Rather than acting as a… 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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    Not good for technically strong employees, Managers lack minimum technical depth and understanding

    Reservoir Engineer (Current Employee) Houston, TX

    I have been working at Marathon Oil full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Work/Life Balance is great. Flex days can be taken on any day of the week. Family friendly company. It is a great… Cons: Good technical work is never recognized. There is a bias in promotions. Managers lack technical depth and often promote people based on individual liking. There… Advice to Senior Management: Management should convey to employees that good quality technical work is still king. They should reward hard working and… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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