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Baker Hughes Reviews

Updated August 17, 2017
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Pros
  • Good leadership; okay perks; good work life balance; good career progression; plenty of new project within the KL team (in 60 reviews)

  • Good benefits steady work excellent wage (in 139 reviews)

Cons
  • Work Life balance requires improvement (in 59 reviews)

  • Oil and Gas Industry fluctuations with job turnovers (in 42 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Solid control Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Solid Control Engineer in Germany, GA
    Current Employee - Solid Control Engineer in Germany, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Baker Hughes full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good salary given me rig job,food,and accommodation

    Cons

    I am hardwork 10 years experience.

    Advice to Management

    I am interested this job please give me opportunity.


  2. "Vice President , Russia"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Owner in Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Employee - Business Owner in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Baker Hughes full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good salary
    Good variety of experience

    Cons

    Industry is very cyclical so there are major layoffs every few years

    Advice to Management

    Try harder to keep the best talent

  3. "Marketing Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Tulsa, OK
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Tulsa, OK

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

    Pros

    Good Company and good training.

    Cons

    Pay could be better for the oilfield.

    Advice to Management

    Adhere to GE work mentality.


  4. "AMO Technician"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The pay and benefits are competitive.

    Cons

    When the oil field bust, so did all of our jobs.


  5. "Shipping Coordinator"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shipping Coordinator in Claremore, OK
    Current Employee - Shipping Coordinator in Claremore, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Baker Hughes full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great benefits package, decent pay

    Cons

    Management has a hard time with honesty


  6. "engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Baker Hughes full-time

    Pros

    good pay, good learning opportunity

    Cons

    uncertainty for career advancement, limited to oil gas industry


  7. "Good Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Baker Hughes full-time

    Pros

    Work Life Balance is Great

    Cons

    It is the Oil Industry

  8. "I never worked for Baker Hughes But I'm looking forward to working for your company if you will have me."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouseperson in Oklahoma City, OK
    Former Employee - Warehouseperson in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The best thing is to get a job here! I hope the pro for Baker Hughes is that I have enough experience for the Job to be Hired!!!

    Cons

    The con would be standing 8 hours I would like to know is it stationery standing? Another one of the cons would be that I didn't get the job from lack of experience so please prove it to me Wrong!!

    Advice to Management

    My advice to management is YOU ARE YOUR ONLY LIMIT. Unknown


  9. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay for field work

    Cons

    No schedule, very limited time off, promotion out of field comes with large pay cut

    Advice to Management

    Focus on work life balance


  10. "Compliance Law Clerk"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Baker Hughes part-time

    Pros

    Great mentorship and upper level management

    Cons

    Oil and Gas Industry fluctuations with job turnovers


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