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SBC - Primarily an internal consulting firm

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Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Houston, TX
Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Houston, TX

I worked at Schlumberger full-time (more than an year)

Pros

- offers an opportunity to understand oil and gas industry

Cons

- internal consulting
- Repetitive work / Boring work
- No strategy work, Mainly capability development, implementation sort of work
- High-headed VPs in Houston office
- Tense office environment
- Lost 4 partners in last 1 year, must be doing something really bad

Doesn't Recommend

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Good company to start your career in oil & gas industry

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    Excellent technical training program
    Good career growth opportunity
    Technical leader in the oil & gas industry

    Cons

    Relently implement processes, rules and procedures and do not listen to the employees
    High working pressure and tough work environment
    High attrition rate due to unhappy employees
    Under-trained managers
    Decreasing benefits and compensations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen and talk to the employees first before implementing stupid rules
    Motivate the employees by listening to them
    Improve benefits and compenstations
    Train entry level and middle management to treat every employee fairly

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Given responsibility and expected to succeed with it

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Field Engineer in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Field Engineer in Denver, CO

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

    Pros

    Responsibility, pay, ability to move up

    Cons

    Lots of work and little balance with family

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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