Parker Drilling

  www.parkerdrilling.com
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Semi-Family company

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

I worked at Parker Drilling full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Those that have been with the company for a while treat it as a family company, however those that are newer have a more political environment.

Cons

Getting away from a family feeling, stagnant company.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep the employees happy, keep more employees.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Louisianans don't mix well with normal people-if you're not in their clique, forget having a good experience

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    Former Employee - VFD Electrician in Anchorage, AK
    Former Employee - VFD Electrician in Anchorage, AK

    I worked at Parker Drilling full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    the pay is good, some of management is made up of good people

    Cons

    a lot of backstabbing and dishonesty, people climbing over other people, favoritism shown by management to family who also work there, incompetence and arrogance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you are going to do a construction project, don't manage that project with unqualified Parker employees just to keep it in the family, you wouldn't be getting sued by BP right now if you had left the construction of the AADU project to QUALIFIED management teams

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    True Blue: Enduring and Unafraid of Growth

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    Current Employee - Operations in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Operations in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Parker Drilling full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    This 75+ year old company is restructuring and planning for growth and expansion opportunities. Parker introduced a proactive and effective new leadership team in 2012. Implemented new benefits, training, and perks to employees in 2013. Paid out bonuses in 2012. Expanded revenue generating capabilities of Technical Services.

    Cons

    Need to strengthen Change Management strategies. There is a high concern amongst employees about what will happen next and how it will impact their jobs. A solid Change Management strategy would address this and increase retention.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't give up, stay aligned. I will be crucial to execute on stragties, now more that ever. Your efforts will be rewarded.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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