National Oilwell Varco

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suffers from poor management

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Former Employee - Warehouse Person in Punxsutawney, PA
Former Employee - Warehouse Person in Punxsutawney, PA

I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time (more than an year)

Pros

good pay, lots of hours

Cons

on call, poor management, driving a lot, under staffed

Advice to ManagementAdvice

take some Dale Carnegie classes.

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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    A must have in your resume for future oilfield hands, or business management professionals.

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    Current Employee - Quality Manager in Kilgore, TX
    Current Employee - Quality Manager in Kilgore, TX

    I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The benefits packages are amazing, mostly.
    The work hours are great during busy periods.
    A very close relationship with your fellow co-wokers is easy to establish based on how N.O.V. divides their facilities.
    They will send you places for training if needed.
    The will pay for any expenses for the training.

    Cons

    Dental insurance doesnt cover much.
    When it gets slow in the oilfield, it gets REAL slow.
    Because of how close you can get with your co-workers, favoritism sometimes is an issue.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Good Company, Crappy Boss

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    Former Employee - B2B Representative in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - B2B Representative in Houston, TX

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Pay, Company Appreciation, Benefits, Lots of Locations.

    Cons

    Horrible Boss!!!!! Serious ego trips.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't put unpersonable people in management positions.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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