ION Geophysical
3.5 of 5 22 reviews
www.iongeo.com Houston, TX 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Jul 7, 2014

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ION Geophysical President, CFO & COO R. Brian Hanson

R. Brian Hanson

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69% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    good working place, bad management

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Proslot of smart smart engineer, very friendly.

    Conslot of smart smart engineer, very friendly

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    ProsChallenging work environment with many opportunities to solve problems.

    ConsLarge gap between senior mgmt and the average worker

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Used to be a great place to work

    Senior Geophysicist (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    ProsFelxible work hours.
    Reasonable salaries and bonus.

    ConsExperienced people seem to have limited advancement opportunity.
    Very poor communication at every level.....no downward communication regarding day to day or short term expectations.
    Senior management downward communications seem to contradict what employees at the lower level of the organization experience or see.

    Advice to Senior ManagementSeek input from employees at all levels of the organization. Focus less on the heirarchy. Line management needs to assume responsibility and be held accountable.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    management

    Senior Geophysicist (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    Prosfew layers of management, easy to access

    Constoo many managers do not really know the jobs

    Advice to Senior Managementwork with clients and get to know what the companies really need

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    ION seems to be regaining their focus

    Senior Account Manager (Former Employee)
    Houston, TX

    ProsGreat people, for the most part a very collaborative environment, some of the industry's cleverest people. ION seems to be regaining their focus after several years of not knowing which part of the industry best suited them.

    ConsChasing quarterly numbers whilst fending off law suits didn't help ION for the last couple of years. Stock is up and down and there seems to have been a lack of consistency in their focus. Hopefully this is behind them.

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    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Has it's good and not so good points

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsSmart people, good work atmosphere

    ConsQuestionable management, stalled financial situation

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    ION is a great place to work.

    Senior Geophysicist (Current Employee)
    Denver, CO

    Pros- Laid-back, friendly work environment
    - Sharing knowledge is encouraged: co-workers are more than willing to help with trouble-shooting.
    - Usually good work/home life balance
    - In Data Processing, work is always changing, producing new challenges.
    - Opportunities for growth
    - Competitive Salary/Bonus

    Cons- Inconsistent training opportunities, though looks to be improving
    - Some stressful times due to deadlines and unforeseen processing issues. But these usually don't happen constantly.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGood to keep transparency with employees about company operations.

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

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    Overall a good place to work and start a career.

    Order Fulfillment Specialist (Former Employee)
    Harahan, LA

    ProsCasual work environment, great benefits, competitive salary. The majority of work peers were a joy to work with.

    ConsHectic at times, but mainly due to the nature of the industry and being a public company focused on revenue projections.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    a good place to start your career

    Senior Geophysicist (Former Employee)
    Houston, TX

    Prosflexible work place; friendly co-workers; have your own office

    Consbase salary is too low

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Open environment for growth

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    ProsEmployee Career Path Oriented
    Hard Working Enivironment

    ConsNot enough Youth for growth potential

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

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