ExxonMobil Reviews

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ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex W. Tillerson
Rex W. Tillerson
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Pros
  • Employees generally respects work-life balance (in 43 reviews)

  • The company offers great pay and benefits (in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-life balance seemed really skewed towards work (in 37 reviews)

  • Rating & Ranking system is antiquated at best (in 66 reviews)

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  1. Solid company, good benefits

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Staff Chemist in Annandale, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Staff Chemist in Annandale, NJ

    I worked at ExxonMobil full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Solid management seems to have a good approach to operations.

    Cons

    Union technicians frequently have different agendas than management

    Advice to Management

    Be more engaged and listen to all levels


  2. Helpful (1)

    Need to be good at playing the system to thrive.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Annandale, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Annandale, NJ

    I worked at ExxonMobil full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Interesting technical projects. Good infrastructure/resources for conducting research.

    Cons

    Very authoritarian culture. Lot of back-biting spurred by force ranking. Frustration among majority of the researchers due to lot of "busy work" and useless meetings.

    Advice to Management

    Too arrogant to listen.


  3. Helpful (3)

    One has to be very aggressive to survive in Exxon

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer (R&D) in Annandale, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer (R&D) in Annandale, NJ

    I have been working at ExxonMobil

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    interesting research state of the art equipment and facilities stable company, good books (accounting) competent pay and benefits emphasis on safety

    Cons

    relative grading for deciding compensation...serial (not coarse) grading Highly aggressive and extrovert people rewarded Lot of politics, competition Managerial skills rewarded more than technical competence

    Advice to Management

    Take steps to reduce stress associated with relative grading. Create a nurturing environment for all kind of personalities. Create respect for technical ladder,



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