Schlumberger
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It's really a great place to work at, if you don't get a bad manager

Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

I worked at Schlumberger

ProsCareer planning
Technology
Training, mentoring, knowledge sharing, openness
Sr management and colleagues are open and talented
Multi-cultural environment
Travelling around the world, once a year, at least
A company that has money to invest in R&D
HR system (goals, performance evaluation based on goals, etc)
Computer specifics: Scrum Agile, support from very experienced software community
Overall concerns with ethics, people & environment

ConsBad / unexperienced manager can challenge your motivation
HR system is not followed many times
People with beautiful background can be "over-recognized", even when their performance is not good
Sr management doesn't want to hear the problems
People from the "field" lives a total different world (hard lifestyle) from the office people
If you want to grow to management side, be prepare to bring work home a lot

Advice to Senior ManagementUse HR systems more seriously, choose jr managers more carefully, listen more and don't make promises

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good, but a little bit narrow experience in well drilling

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Tyumen', Tyumenskaya Oblast' (Russia)

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Pros: Schlumberger is the company with a good, health and dynamic atmosphere. Different ability for carrier growth in all part of the… Cons: Job is there where is the client, that mean that… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Excellant Training, Inhuman demanding schedule, not anymore excellant compensation

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