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Updated March 27, 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 57 reviews)

  • Good benefits steady work excellent wage (in 133 reviews)

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  1. "Short lived"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at Baker Hughes as a contractor

    Pros

    Able to provide input and it was appreciated

    Cons

    Not enough work to continue contract


  2. "corporate strategy, operational support with planning functions"

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    Former Employee - Corporate Strategy & Operational Support in South Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Corporate Strategy & Operational Support in South Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture, learning, camaraderie, diverse work force, women enjoy more flexibility, comp & benefits above market rate, generous vacation, pension plan contributions by employer

    Cons

    none except subjected to oil & gas industry down turns

    Advice to Management

    insulate OFS from cyclicality of depressed spot oil prices & OPEC diffidence by having multi year backlogs in international mature fields, offshore and deepwater basins


  3. "Great Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Baker Hughes full-time

    Pros

    It is huge, many traveling oportunities

    Cons

    It is an oil industry


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  5. "Accountant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great people and good benefits.

    Cons

    working a lot of hours.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to people more.


  6. "HR Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Human Resources Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team at the moment but most are gone.

    Cons

    No bonuses, Health Benefits, No Work-Life Balance


  7. "Field Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Baker Hughes full-time

    Pros

    Tons of training with room for progression.

    Cons

    Things move a little slower since its such a large company.


  8. "Benefits Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Benefits Specialist in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Benefits Specialist in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    good benefits, the pay was alright

    Cons

    Still a lot of "good old boy" mentality left


  9. "Hr disaster"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Baker Hughes as an intern

    Pros

    Solid company once you get there

    Cons

    Hr there was abusual, still haven't heard back from them after.

    Advice to Management

    Fix hr


  10. "Baker Hughes is a great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Quality Assurance in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits and the opportunity for advancement

    Cons

    Oil Industry has highs and lows, mostly lows right now

    Advice to Management

    None


  11. "Good Culture"

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    Current Employee - Chemical Technician in Texas City, TX
    Current Employee - Chemical Technician in Texas City, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Safety Culture, Family Atmosphere, Low Pressure, Teamwork

    Cons

    Communication can be an issue



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