Sasol

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A good company to work for overall

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Human Resources Consultant in Secunda (South Africa)
Current Employee - Human Resources Consultant in Secunda (South Africa)

I have been working at Sasol full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

This company is constantly renewing itself; change is frequent and the people learn to adapt. Bold decision-making, without forgetting its history and where it came from.
Has a bright future.

Cons

The biggest con is that this company does not listen / respond / take cognisance of internal suggestions for improvement, thus the true value of their human capital is sometimes lost.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Institute an internal suggestion-line (something similar to the ethics line perhaps?) with a formal template for proposals. You will find a lot of cost-saving/ optimisation ideas internally, if you were only open to listening.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Started off very positive some 10 years ago but I resigned as the environment became very negative.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Principal Process Engineer in Johannesburg (South Africa)
    Former Employee - Principal Process Engineer in Johannesburg (South Africa)

    I worked at Sasol full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    They pay very well, there are opportunities to move around within the company, they take your development seriously.

    Cons

    Unfortunately affirmative action is a huge problem for white employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to retain your good people as you are losing many of them and will regret this later. I just do not see how you are going to become truly global with the current quality of work force. You need to retain talent and also attract global talent. You promote people too easily. Your recruitment processes compare badly to that of your competitors.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Satisfied with Sasol as my employer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Principal Practitioner: Human Resources in Johannesburg (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Principal Practitioner: Human Resources in Johannesburg (South Africa)

    I have been working at Sasol full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    They look after their employees and good environement to be in.

    Cons

    Need to give each one a equal opportunity and development going forward

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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