ExxonMobil Reviews

Updated April 17, 2015
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ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex W. Tillerson
Rex W. Tillerson
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Pros
  • Work-life balance supported by management in a meaningful way (in 43 reviews)

  • The pay and benefits are great as it is big oil (in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • This can be a good thing, but not when you desire a strong work/life balance (in 37 reviews)

  • Ranking system is flawed because hard work is not taken into account (in 66 reviews)

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  1. Best company I have ever worked for.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Strong Internal Controls and Mgt is committed to family, heath and safety.

    Cons

    Having to either commute or move to a to a rural area (woodlands) to work

    Advice to Management

    Consider providing transportation services for reverse commuters or offer several alternate locations in around Houston to work from.

  2. Department Head Assistant

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Department Head Assistant in Beaumont, TX
    Former Employee - Department Head Assistant in Beaumont, TX

    I worked at ExxonMobil

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Loved everything about working with XOM.

    Cons

    Need better food selection in the cafeteria..... if that is a con.

  3. Research Intern

    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at ExxonMobil as an intern

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    The research program was well designed and well paid. Tasks were assigned immediately and were monitored regularly throughout the intern.

    Cons

    My interaction was limited to my own team.

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  5. Scientist

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ExxonMobil

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    There is much opportunity for upward mobility

    Cons

    At times the management can have a stiff feel

  6. Good company byt bad contractor

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    Former Contractor - Data Analyst in Dallas, TX
    Former Contractor - Data Analyst in Dallas, TX

    I worked at ExxonMobil as a contractor (more than a year)

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

    Pros

    great company good leadership but vert old school

    Cons

    contract company said it was contractto hire it was not

    Advice to Management

    better comunication with Contractors

  7. -Great, company awesome resources

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Exxon Drilling Engineer in Huston Run, PA
    Current Employee - Exxon Drilling Engineer in Huston Run, PA

    I have been working at ExxonMobil

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -great working enviorment has been a easier
    - free gas

    Cons

    Lots of many hours yeah

  8. Great firm to work. Significant upward mobility, however people rarely leave

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ExxonMobil

    Pros

    Significant upward mobility, decent pay

    Cons

    People rarely leave, no others

  9. Contractors get no respect

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Contractor - Lab Technican-Ouusourcing in Baton Rouge, LA
    Former Contractor - Lab Technican-Ouusourcing in Baton Rouge, LA

    I worked at ExxonMobil as a contractor (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work if you're a permanent ExxonMobil employee. Great Benefits. If you're a contractor & well liked, great stepping stone to getting a permanent position with this company.

    Cons

    Contractors get worked extra hard & you get no respect because you're a contractor. If you're like you get a little respect.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate more with contractors. Contractors do have great input also.

  10. Challenge and always changing evironment in oil and gas industry

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supervisor
    Current Employee - Supervisor

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time (more than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Challenging, enabling employees to make large contributions, new position every ~2 years

    Cons

    Competitive, big company (so you can feel small), career managed by others

  11. Pipeline Company has so many people. Its a warm welcoming environment.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ExxonMobil

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    There is always things to do. they don't mind help from other departments. We work as a family. We have a beautiful campus that promotes becoming a healthier person.

    Cons

    I have nothing negative to say. I love EMPCo!

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