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Try to avoid, if you can.

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Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Houston, TX
Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Houston, TX

I worked at Parker Drilling

Pros

Pay is ok.
Free Food.

Cons

No direction.
No room to grow at all.
Several Senior Analyst without degrees, so good luck to you.
Try to avoid, could be a worst decision of ones life.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Step up your game, and provide respect. Respect is a two way streak!

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
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  1. 1 person found this helpful

    Parker used to be a good company.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Parker Drilling

    Pros

    Flex time available. Payroll is knowledgeable. Legal has some good people. Help-desk is helpful. Compliance is watchful. Safety is a priority.

    Cons

    Stock price has not risen in years, everything senior management has tried seems to go south, raises and bonuses promised but not delivered in 2-3 years, starting salaries low. There seems to be a "If you don't like it, then leave mentality." Slim-to-no chance of promotion and no career path available.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote from within instead of constantly bringing in new people. Chart out career paths and encourage everyone to educate themselves. Stop rewarding upper management for its inept decisions. Deliver on your promises or more good people will leave.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. Challenging but great work environment.

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    Current Employee - Accounts Payable
    Current Employee - Accounts Payable

    I have been working at Parker Drilling full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Best reasons to work here is the flexibility and understanding.

    Cons

    Some lack of communication at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Maybe employee development should be a little more of the focus.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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