I have been working at ALROSA full-time (More than 5 years)
Plenty of free time at workplace. Actual work is done just once per 7 days. Low responsibility of specialists and workers. Rotational scedule with 24h on-site. Free catering. Free transfer to/from site.
Poor infrastructure. No career opportunities if you have no degree in minerals, mining or mechanics. Extremely low motivations of senior and millddle management causes dramatically low performance of whole company. High level of burocracy and kinship ties. Extremely rude and humiliating manners of middle-management.
Advice to Management
Don't mix up your subordinates' duties with your own job. Think about other's people motivations. Don't be arrogant if you want to see loyalty. We're all about making money here, not to please your managers with high productivity numbers.
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