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ADCO Reviews

Updated July 24, 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 job security and required upgrade in my carrier (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "It's a nice place to stay because you can feel that being an adco employee, it's like your own family."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Foreman in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Foreman in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    In ADCO, you will feel at home with your colleagues and the good environment.

    Cons

    If you're working in ADCO and away from your family, then only homesickness is the mean problem that you can encounter.

    Advice to Management

    Always check the welfare of the employees to meet their basic needs.


  2. "Best experience"

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    Former Employee - Petroleum Engineer in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Petroleum Engineer in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

    Pros

    Experience, knowledge, 5 star accommodation.

    Cons

    Very hot and dry weather

  3. "Best company in UAE"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ADCO full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great job and family life balance
    great benefits
    Best package

    Cons

    There is no downsides of working with ADCO

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  4. "My Assessment of ADCO"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operation Engineer in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Operation Engineer in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at ADCO full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent place to Work where I did really feel 'Sky is the Limit', to Learn & Grow with the Company ; Very User-Friendly Working atmosphere has been prevailing over there at each of it's Oil Field ; we got exposure to all the latest technologies & trends in the Oil & Gas Business that are upcoming now around the Globe

    Cons

    Training, Training & More Training --- More Developee-oriented Training Programs / Plans are really needed, that what I feel, in order to prepare all the Young UAE Nationals (who have been the Future Potential of this Beautiful Country) to Combat all the future Challenges in the Oil & Gas Business

    Advice to Management

    Respected Sirs / Madams, please come & let us join as 'One Team' to Create more User-Friendly Learning Atmosphere to spread the Mass Awareness of Learning amongst all the Youths of this Lovely Country


  5. "Nice Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good company, respect from colleagues and friends

    Cons

    none really it was an amazing place


  6. "The best place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at ADCO full-time

    Pros

    working environment is excellent. company pays much to work and family balance.

    Cons

    field staffs hardly meet office staff and a a result one doesnt really know who to relate to when there is need to be met.

    Advice to Management

    termination of appointment due to staff downsizing should be properly planned to favour both staff and employer.


  7. "Accountant"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ADCO full-time

    Pros

    Very good salary, Family medical insurance, children education allowance up to 3 kids, very good accommodation allowance.

    Cons

    Difficult to get promoted due to localization.

  8. "HSE Advisor"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advisor in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Advisor in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

    I have been working at ADCO full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Major Employer in Oil & Gas

    Cons

    Hot Climate and cultural difference


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Sr. Solutions Analyst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ADCO full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits
    Work timings
    Latest technologies
    Good facilities
    Environment protection
    Health and Safety
    Medical benefits
    Accommodation benefits

    Cons

    Internal Politics
    Communication gap between teams
    Recognition of efforts
    Visibility of work to higher management
    Tussles between various groups leading to low productivity of organization overall

    Advice to Management

    Improvement of transparency between groups and teams
    Culture of knowledge sharing
    one group does not know what its sibling level group is working on.
    Eliminate silos of individual projects


  10. "Great place to receive a steady tax free income and create a buffer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at ADCO full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Large enterprise , In demand product ( Crude oil ) , Reputed operations , Progressive

    Cons

    Has the usual public sector connotations :)

    Advice to Management

    Worth acting on knowledge shared by your best


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