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AngloGold Ashanti Reviews

Updated June 30, 2017
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AngloGold Ashanti Chief Executive Officer Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan
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  1. "National service personel"

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    Former Employee - Service Engineer in Greensboro, NC
    Former Employee - Service Engineer in Greensboro, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AngloGold Ashanti (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good company to work for and some many training programs for employees.

    Cons

    Needs to find ways of many its operation much more efficient and cost effective.

    Advice to Management

    Fast understand the market revolution and drive new directions.


  2. "Software developer intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great perks and benefits working for a mining company. All time off is paid for and they are pretty generous with their overtime.

    Cons

    They don't value software engineers as much as you'd expect

    Advice to Management

    Their IT is still in the stone age, they really have to catch up on modern times.

  3. "Good company to work for. Despite the challenging precious metal prices, the company takes good care of its employees."

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    Current Employee - Metallurgical Engineer in Orkney (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Metallurgical Engineer in Orkney (South Africa)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AngloGold Ashanti full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Many opportunities to gain experience because of a large number of operations. Room for growth.

    Cons

    Little capital expenditure, and hence exciting projects, at the moment due to the low gold prices.


  4. "review"

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    Former Employee - SAP MM Support Consultant in Johannesburg (South Africa)
    Former Employee - SAP MM Support Consultant in Johannesburg (South Africa)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at AngloGold Ashanti (More than a year)

    Pros

    good people, good general experience

    Cons

    Although is a global company doesn't operate as such, an management only considers sa conditions.

    Advice to Management

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  5. "A great experience, I learned and improve my career in this Company"

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    Former Employee - Senior Environmental Coordinator in Medellín, Antioquia (Colombia)
    Former Employee - Senior Environmental Coordinator in Medellín, Antioquia (Colombia)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Good Experience
    - Good Compensation
    - Good Opportunities

    Cons

    - The Company depends a lot of the price of the commodities
    - The Projects may be are vulnerable for the las bullet
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    Advice to Management

    Best control for the expenses in the projects


  6. "I have learnt to relate very well with work colleagues both in and outside my department"

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    Current Employee - Insurance Officer in Obuasi, Ashanti (Ghana)
    Current Employee - Insurance Officer in Obuasi, Ashanti (Ghana)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AngloGold Ashanti full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The company supports employee career development.

    Cons

    Pay is low as compared to other mining companies in Ghana.

    Advice to Management

    Management should do something about the current pay in order not to lose valuable employees to rival mining companies.


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