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ADCO Reviews

Updated November 14, 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. "The Best"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Advisor in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Senior Advisor in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Pay, environment, working hours, management, bonus

    Cons

    Nothing significant to mention under Cons.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


  2. "Good Company , average management , bad HR"

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    Former Employee - IT Analyst in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - IT Analyst in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good pay, good health insurance , good benefits

    Cons

    discrimination , infighting , favoritism

    Advice to Management

    Be honest and don't lie.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Contracts Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Contracts Engineer in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Senior Contracts Engineer in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at ADCO full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good salary, good accommodation, transport, uniform, yearly bonus, etc.

    Cons

    Sudden termination despite being direct hired employee for more than 3.5 years.

    Advice to Management

    Don't migrate with family


  4. "This is excellent company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Safety Engineer in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Safety Engineer in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Very healthy working environment

    Cons

    Company started to terminate the expatriate employees for national people.


  5. "Senior Reservoir Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Reservoir Engineer in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Senior Reservoir Engineer in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Innovative and challenging.

    Cons

    Employment affected by oil prices.


  6. "Sr. Engineer Planning & Materials"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer Planning & Materials in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer Planning & Materials in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at ADCO full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good organization with lot of specialist.Big setup with team of personnel.

    Cons

    Due to oil price its lost the direction.So now people are now retained based on their own personal contacts but not on their capability.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  7. "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

  8. "Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at ADCO full-time

    Pros

    Good salary, good benefits. Good vacation days

    Cons

    none, to advise as there is none.

    Advice to Management

    None. none, to advise as there is none.


  9. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at ADCO full-time

    Pros

    High salary incentive and benefits free food and accommodation

    Cons

    over pressure, few employees can take job responsibility, expats are overpressured

    Advice to Management

    maintain balance work environment


  10. Helpful (1)

    "ADCO Review"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


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