National Oilwell Varco
3.4 of 5 232 reviews
www.nov.com Houston, TX 5000+ Employees

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Great start to a career

Credit Analyst (Current Employee)
Houston, TX

I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time for less than a year

Prosgreat work place and great experience

Conssalary could be a little better

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Still a good old boys club

Director (Former Employee)
Houston, TX

I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Advancement opportunities from entry level to mid-management Job security Many… Cons: Low salary Not what you know but who you know Unqualified… Advice to Senior Management: Time to replace portions of executive management Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Not the company for high performers.

Business Development Manager (Current Employee)
Houston, TX

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


Pros: Good starting point for fresh-outs and few years of experience people. In general: good work environment, laid back culture, conscientious… Cons: Limited career opportunity, even though it's a very large company, there's almost no cross divisional transfers. Lack of an objective performance evaluation system to promote… Advice to Senior Management: Upper management ideas/message are not getting to the troops because the lack of management skils of the middle levels. Need to implement an… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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