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ADCO Reviews

Updated September 29, 2017
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  • No career growth at all, Constant threat of lay off due to emiritization policy of the company (in 4 reviews)

  • No potential career promotions, no job security (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Planning Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

    I have been working at ADCO full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Governmental job, Working hours, Work as a Client

    Cons

    No potential career promotions, no job security


  2. "Good company to work at"

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    Former Employee - Senior Petrophysicist in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Senior Petrophysicist in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at ADCO (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work life balance, good people

    Cons

    Hierarchical Culture, slow company, now undergoing huge change

    Advice to Management

    Seek to innovate

  3. Helpful (1)

    "ADCO Review"

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    Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at ADCO full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Overall, good company. Going through growing pains. One of the better companies to work for in the UAE.

    Cons

    To many company reorganizations. Constant reshuffling of management.

    Advice to Management

    Allow company decision makers some autonomy.


  4. "Overall its and Good company to work"

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    Current Employee - BPA in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - BPA in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ADCO full-time

    Pros

    Good Employer and good systems

    Cons

    Field Job is a bit problem for family

    Advice to Management

    None


  5. "Great place to retire"

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    Former Employee - Technology Professional in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Technology Professional in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

    I worked at ADCO (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Secure job
    Friendly environment
    Work-life balance

    Cons

    Boring work which stagnates your career if you are not careful
    Emiratization

    Advice to Management

    Think about the expatriates like you do about UAE nationals


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Good company, bad culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Good salaries, lots of opportunities, good welfare system

    Cons

    Toxic politics, slow development, hierarchical

    Advice to Management

    Become a 21st century company - you need to have 21st century values!


  7. "Accountant"

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    Former Employee - Accountant in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Accountant in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at ADCO full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Experience with dealing with several departments in the organization. High potential for growth with the largest OIl & Gas in the UAE. Very good compensation packages.

    Cons

    Working in a remote location.

    Advice to Management

    A very well organized corporation.

  8. "Senior Mechanical Foreman"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends

    I have been working at ADCO full-time

    Pros

    Team work and job satisfaction

    Cons

    No job security and required upgrade in my carrier


  9. "Drilling Supervisor"

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    Current Contractor - Drilling Supervisor in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Contractor - Drilling Supervisor in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

    I have been working at ADCO as a contractor (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Need to be exposed more to more job conditions and people of other culture.

    Cons

    Language barrier and ethics of the people

    Advice to Management

    Give orientation to new employees


  10. "Job review"

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    Former Employee - Supply Chain Executive in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Executive in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at ADCO (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good working environment, employees are kind. High potential for knowledge transfer.

    Cons

    High rate of employee termination

    Advice to Management

    Nothing to advise the management


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