National Oilwell Varco

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Managers are nt Good in Favor of small scale employees as if they are paying from there pockets

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Sales Manager in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
Current Employee - Sales Manager in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time (less than an year)

Pros

Right Approach and Right Market

Cons

Some of TOP Managers are not good for employees as they like to FIRE & HIRE

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Employees are assets and they can take Company to the Number 1 Company of the world

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    The Quintessential "Good-Ole Boy" Company. Minorities Need Not Apply.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco

    Pros

    Industry is doing well right now, so job security is not a great concern at this time. There are some good people here but they are disappointed with management. They are merely collecting a paycheck with no heart or spirit behind their jobs. No other positives.

    Cons

    This is the most unprofessional company I have ever worked for. Constant reorganization due to upper management political games creates disillusionment for lower and mid-level employees. Unless you are a Caucasian, your chances for leadership positions and/or promotions are extremely limited in this "good-ole boy" organization. Promotions are based on who you know rather than skills and qualifications. And because leadership positions are based on who you know rather than what you know, systems and processes are broken as most management tends to be incompetent.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop treating minorities like second-class citizens. This is not the pre-Civil Rights Era. Promote employees based on qualifications, not race and/or who they know. Make a concerted effort to eradicate politics so that the well-being of employees can be enhanced.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Vary good

    Current Employee - OCTG Inspector in Sanaa (Yemen)
    Current Employee - OCTG Inspector in Sanaa (Yemen)

    I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good work nature,good communicating people,resposible management.

    Cons

    Nice job, nice peoole, more travelling,

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