Shell Reviews

Updated March 26, 2015
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Shell CEO Marvin E. Odum
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Pros
  • Good people; flexible work schedule;(work - life balance; laid back atmosphere (in 51 reviews)

  • international exposure, opportunity to work in multiple projects, reasonable good pay and benefits (in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • Cubicles and limited parking; work-life balance an issue for some (in 10 reviews)

  • It is a large company so they are very slow in decision making (in 12 reviews)

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  1. Great company to work for in the long run

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    Current Employee - Procurement Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Procurement Analyst in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Shell full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Fantastic work life balance
    Good hours and pay
    Great people

    Cons

    Un-fulfilling work
    No creativity
    Company works in a very strict bureaucracy
    Too "lax" for somebody coming out of college

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  2. Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Operations in Martinez, CA
    Current Employee - Operations in Martinez, CA

    I have been working at Shell

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits, chances to move up if you're a hard worker

    Cons

    Politics like everywhere else, extra benefits dwindling down to nothing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. engr

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    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Shell full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    great place to work great benfit

    Cons

    long hours (it depends on how you see it)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. trading

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Shell

    Pros

    learn a lot especily about settlement from gas traders

    Cons

    its downtown, there is no simple easy short or fun way to get downtown if you live 25 miles away in north Houston

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to employees complaints don't take managers word for everything they say

  6. Great company for a long-term career.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Shell (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great work / life balance. Lots of focus on career advancement. CEO is doing an excellent job at aligning the strategic focus of the Shell syndicates with the bottom line.

    Cons

    Can be bureaucratic and overly process driven.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7. Positive

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Shell

    Pros

    Professional environment and great people working along side you.

    Cons

    Hours are sometimes longer in order to get projects done.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. Shell Chemical Engineering Intern

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Shell

    Pros

    Fantastic place for good work-life balance, great employees who will take time out of their schedule to sit down and "gtky"

    Cons

    Tends to be slower paced

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. Trinidad co exit 15 goodard ave nice customer serive

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Trinidad, CO
    Current Employee - Cashier in Trinidad, CO

    I have been working at Shell

    Pros

    Very inviting, smiles and greated also manager steps up with out any problem to help new cashiers

    Cons

    Bugs on bathroom floor, bathrooms mainley was the worst but what can you expect from a truck stop

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get the bathrooms painted ladies pink and maybe some sparkle to give it shine new floors and doors, and boys blue and new floors and door or create a new shell and make more room for everything

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10. Maintenance Excellence Specialist

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    Current Employee - Maintenance Specialist in Deer Park, TX
    Current Employee - Maintenance Specialist in Deer Park, TX

    I have been working at Shell full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for in a relaxed environment, plenty of opportunities and great benefits

    Cons

    Very hard to get in with Shell

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11. 1 person found this helpful

    It was a good experience.

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Shell

    Pros

    Interview was easy. Offers a lot of benefits. A lot of room for personal growth. I really liked the company.

    Cons

    Fast-paced environment. There is a decent work-life balance and a strong office culture with positivity. I have enjoyed my time here.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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