Halliburton
3.3 of 5 485 reviews
www.halliburton.com Houston, TX 5000+ Employees

Halliburton Reviews

Updated Apr 19, 2014
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3.3 485 reviews

                             

79% Approve of the CEO

Halliburton Chairman, President, and CEO Dave Lesar

Dave Lesar

(274 ratings)

69% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Good work-life balance, Low taxes compared to taxes in new york"
    in 17 reviews
  • "good pay out of college, required to work only 6 months a year"
    in 23 reviews
Cons:
  • "Long hours, sometimes lack support to get large projects completed"
    in 40 reviews
  • "Work/life balance is virtually non-existent so be prepared to be stressed out"
    in 16 reviews
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Great company, poor management.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Halliburton

ProsGood benefits and incentives the day you start, pay is not the best but work is guaranteed have not seen lay offs even when slow downs hit.

ConsPromotions are based on favorites not experience. Referral bonuses are promised but never furnished.

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to communicate more with the employees at the bottom instead of just assuming everything is ok, lots of good and hard working hands have been lost due to favoritism. That's the main reason for high turn around.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Love the work culture. Hardwork rewarded.

Global Psl Coordinator (Former Employee)
Conroe, TX

I worked at Halliburton as an intern for less than a year

ProsI was able to learn a lot about Excel and the Halliburton Drill Bits and Services business and Halliburton business on its whole.

ConsAs an intern there were no cons.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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very good

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

Prosthe company has great benefits

Consits fast pace and you work long hours

Advice to Senior Managementnone

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Technical Professional (Current Employee)
Houston, TX

I have been working at Halliburton full-time for more than 5 years

ProsTraining is first class in the Industry

ConsDont have any cons at the moment

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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My experiences within Halliburton has been a luxury that can not be afford.

MWD Engineer (Former Employee)
Houston, TX

I worked at Halliburton full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe best reasons to work for Halliburton are the people. You will not find a greater environment of folks that believes in teamwork and helping each one reach their goals.

ConsSome challenges you will face while working with Halliburton, while coming from a field engineer I was faced with challenges of planning my schedule around my job, instead of my job around my schedule. You have to be available for the time they call you until the job is finished. Some physical work is involved, but that's the sacrifice of being a field engineer.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Company

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Houston, TX

I worked at Halliburton full-time for more than 5 years

ProsYou work with smart people and you get great on the job training. Depending on your job, international travel is a possibility.

ConsIt is a huge company, but that is good and bad.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Best overall workplace!

Project Manager (Current Employee)
Houston, TX

I have been working at Halliburton full-time for less than a year

ProsI love working for Halliburton. There is nothing I would change! My fellow coworkers are amazing, My Boss, and the Company.

ConsThere really is nothing bad to say about this company. Its an honor to work for some of the best Individuals in this type of Career.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing what you are doing!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Greatest its ever been

DME Tech II (Current Employee)
Pampa, TX

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

ProsThe benefits are excellent and very family oriented

ConsLong hrs at times away from hm but sometimes it worth it money wise

Advice to Senior ManagementMore money

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I love working for this company.

Technical Professional (Current Employee)

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

ProsBenefits
Flexible and Independent work structure
Stock program
Great smart co-workers
Lots of opportunities to shine

ConsDemanding at times
Long work hours
Stressful
No Work-Life balance
Compensation not according to industry standards

Advice to Senior ManagementNeeds to value their employee more especially technical professionals
To maintain all the skilled smart individuals compensation needs to be increased

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great learning experience

Field Engineer - Wireline (Former Employee)
Kilgore, TX

I worked at Halliburton as an intern for less than a year

Pros-opportunity for growth if you have the desire and demonstrate your competence
-great job security and opportunities to relocate to places all over the country as well as abroad
-lots of hands-on learning

Cons-work schedule can be tough to deal with at times, such as long hours on location and working at strange times at night and the early morning
-Most field offices are located in the rural areas, so the lifestyle might be a bit different if you are use to urban or suburban living

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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