Occidental Petroleum

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Very good work environment, however it all depends on where you work. Some departments are less relaxed than others.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsNot very stressful work environment and a lot of encouraging people to turn to.

ConsVery strict about GPA requirements

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more open minded about grades especially once interns have proven their ability to work.

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

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    10 people found this helpful  

    A Company stuck in the past unwilling to evolve

    Project Manager (Current Employee) Houston, TX

    I have been working at Occidental Petroleum full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Good pay. Good benefits. 9/80 work schedule. Cons: Oxy way is a total lack of structure, procedures and standards. Highly political. Employee evaluations based on perception not data. No career ladder.… Advice to Senior Management: Look to successful companies in your industry and learn. Deal… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    7 people found this helpful  

    Wish I had left this disgraceful company sooner

    Engineer (Former Employee)

    I worked at Occidental Petroleum full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: 9/80 schedule, but typical for Oil and Gas in general Cons: Poor salary and benefits package Hostile and sometimes bigoted working environment Petty office politics and bias HR staff Limited career advancement opportunities Company reducing size, so limited places… Advice to Senior Management: Address company wide, glaring business practices and environment that have… 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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