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good place to work in oil industry

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Marathon Oil

Pros

This is a good place to work in oil industry, good work life balance, big company with many relocations possible.

Cons

Some locations are not desirable if you really want to live in big cities. Can get lost among so many employees.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Management should maintain good work life balance, have more interactions between different groups among the company, update performance review process.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Marathon was a good company to start a career but hard to move up quickly.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Marathon Oil

    Pros

    Pay was good for level of work.

    Cons

    Advancement was hard to do for all employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More incentives for work and promotions would encourage workers to work harder.

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    Great company, just not for everyone

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Marathon Oil

    Pros

    Marathon is overall a great company. Gym in the building (used to be free, but budget cuts ...), vanpools, big enough to play with the big leagues, but small enough to avoid a lot of the big oil scandal. The company encourages movement within allowing for temporary assignments (in Houston or elsewhere). They offer partial tuition reimbursement, pay for the CPA exam, and Becker review.

    Cons

    Outsourced a large part of their accounting and IT a few years back and it remains that way. Many people complain that they can feel the difference in how the accountants and other 'overhead' groups are treated, versus the engineers and the money makers. Pay scale doesn't really accomodate horizonal movement. If you have no aspirations for upper management, you can top out pretty early.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring accounting and IT back in-house. It would do tremendous things to the company's retention, recruiting, and employee morale.

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