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Helpful (3)

OK

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Doesn't Recommend
Approves of CEO

Pros

Very fast paced. Successful because of a "do more with less" philosophy. The culture cares very much about image rather than substance, so this may be a good fit for some.

Cons

Lack of training and appreciation for newer employees. Seniority and experience is given a large leeway, whereas newer techs and contractors are marginalized.

Advice to Management

Please give the impression that you are willing to spend money and time to develop your newer employees. This should not be difficult.

Other Employee Reviews for Occidental Petroleum

  1. Helpful (1)

    Financial analyst with technical background.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Cash flow focus in a mature industry. Willing to take financial risks to achieve objectives. Has opportunity for early-career professionals due to demographics.

    Cons

    Weak technically. Little interest or priority given to distributing knowledge. Does not walk the talk with regards to building competency.

    Advice to Management

    Manage people, not just look up to see what your boss wants. Think beyond your own personal goals to build a company that can sustain and grow capability.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Great company ! Very traditional !

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Sales Representative
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent compensation and benefits package.

    Cons

    Technologically behind (software, wireless devices).

    Advice to Management

    provide more regular communication


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