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Chesapeake Energy Reviews

Updated February 28, 2019
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  • "Great Company with great benefits" (in 50 reviews)

  • "Campus is great spread out but nice to walk around, fitness center is amazing, restaurants are top notch and great daycare" (in 33 reviews)

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  1. "The best in town"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chesapeake Energy full-time

    Pros

    Demanding job, but a great place to work

    Cons

    Capital intensive industry that thrives on oil and gas prices

    Advice to Management

    Hang in there, I know it’s tough sometimes!


  2. "Average company"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Credit Analyst in Oklahoma City, OK
    Former Employee - Credit Analyst in Oklahoma City, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits and great 401k match

    Cons

    Below market average salary; no room for movement

  3. "Division Orders"

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    Current Employee - Division Manager
    Current Employee - Division Manager

    I have been working at Chesapeake Energy full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work and benefits

    Cons

    Stressful and leadership is a joke

    Advice to Management

    They need to pay attention to their culture


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Accounting"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oklahoma City, OK

    I have been working at Chesapeake Energy (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits PTO and 401K match

    Cons

    Company culture is not good


  5. Helpful (3)

    "Company is downsizes every year"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oklahoma City, OK
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oklahoma City, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Chesapeake Energy (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    onsite child care; 401k, bonus

    Cons

    The company has been shrinking since 2013. Constant layoffs and turnover. Executives are incompetent and consistently promise things that they cannot deliver.

    Advice to Management

    The company needs to be run by financial managers, not engineers, if they have any hope to avoid bankruptcy.


  6. "CHK"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chesapeake Energy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The people I worked with

    Cons

    High Stress, politics, unwilling to innovate on the geoscience side


  7. "Geologist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chesapeake Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits with the 401K.

    Cons

    No cons yet as far as I have seen,

    Advice to Management

    Employee retention

  8. "HR Assistant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oklahoma City, OK
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oklahoma City, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    benefits, pay, gym, food, thunder tickets

    Cons

    management, lack of work life balance


  9. "Good place to work"

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

    I worked at Chesapeake Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great perks and good people to work with

    Cons

    Volatile industry which makes employment unstable


  10. Helpful (1)

    "accountant"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chesapeake Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great benefit and work balance

    Cons

    Not very good promotion system