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Great benefits, good job opportunities, but some jobs are still being offshored to low cost areas of the world.

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Current Employee - Senior Project Manager  in  Houston, TX
Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Houston, TX

I have been working at Shell

Pros

Absolutely one of the best benefits packages, not just in the energy sector, but overall. By far one of the best 401(k) programs - especially the company contribution after 9 years of service. In addition, still has a traditional pension program.

Cons

Globalization of the company has offshored a lot of the work impacting jobs of employees in "high cost zones (e.g. USA, UK, The Netherlands). The jobs have moved to low cost zones such as Malaysia, India, The Philippines, Brazil, etc.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Making decisions based on cost (and the expense and impact it will have on people and the workforce) alone may be great for the short-term, but you need to look at the 2-year, 5-year, 10-year and 20-year horizon. Can't afford to continue to be a reactive company with strong competitors out there such as ExxonMobil, Chevron, Total, etc. that are in a pro-actively leading position.

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    Current Employee - Engineer  in  Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Shell full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good Colleagues, good management, work life balance

    Cons

    More flexible hours, more time off during the summer

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    Well paid job, lots of work and growth opportunities

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst  in  Paris (France)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Paris (France)

    I have been working at Shell full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Growth opportunities - strong emphasis on soft skill development together with technical skills
    - Well paying jobs

    Cons

    - Work can sometimes feel like a long sprint
    - Company is too big and slow to change. Some processes

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    Positive Outlook
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