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The worst company to work; does not value people

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

I have been working at Talisman Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Front-line employees and some Managers did think right. Use to have a continuous improvement efforts, but got rid of at effort when everything went up for sale; very short-term thinking.

Cons

Lack of leadership (CEO, EVP, SVP, VP levels)), lack of respect of people and does not value people's efforts or consider them an assets. No alignment among and between functions, and an opt-out culture.

Advice to Management

Get the right people on the bus; value, respect and empower people. Get rid of the CEO, EVPs, SVPs and VPs)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Highly dysfunctional as a result of recent former CEO who was finally shown the curb.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I worked at Talisman Energy full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Was once a great place to work; now a prime candidate for take-over and liquidation of assets.

    Cons

    Sr Mgrs (especially in HSE) tell lies and misrepresent the thruth to their bosses which in turn perpetuate these lies all the way up to the genius EVPs and the CEO. HR is a nest of vipers; stay clear of the tarted up treacle they serve you with a smile - it's poisonous / hazardous to your health.

    Advice to Management

    Sell the lot - it's the only way shareholders will recoup their investment.


  2. Good company - tough market to compete for labour in Calgary

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Talisman Energy

    Pros

    Faster pace than local competition

    Cons

    Strategy has changed 4-5 times in the last 4-5 years


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