I worked at Pride International full-time (More than 3 years)
Culture, Tone at the Top and practicing what they preached. Career development, competitive wages and respect
They sold out to Ensco plc.
Advice to Management
Do exactly what you did with this company with your next one.
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Pride International (Houston, TX) in February 2010.
The interview was a conference call. At the beginning of the call I was informed that they two gentlement interviewing me had 30 minutes to conduct the interview. Then one spoke for 10 minutes describing the company, job, etc. I had 20 minutes to describe my qualifications and 13 years of experience. They interrupted often with comments and questions which would be fine if there was more time. I contacted the recruiter the next day to find out that the two guys liked me but they didn't think I went into enough detail. I recommended that next time to offer candidates enough time to talk and wished them luck in their search. I would have turned down the job if it was offered. They forget that you do kind of need the person to want to work for you.
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