Core Laboratories Reviews

Updated May 1, 2021

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Core Laboratories Chairman, President, and CEO David M. Demshur
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62 Ratings
Pros
  • "Small teams and professional work environment(in 11 reviews)

  • "Good benefits as well and decent 401k match(in 7 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Management isn't the best and there is a high turnover(in 5 reviews)

  • "Current downturn in O&G industry has resulted in downsizing(in 5 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good Job for experience

      Mar 24, 2021 - Core Analyst in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Co workers and staff

      Cons

      layoffs suck and you are just a number.

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good for experience

      May 1, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Deer Park, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      People, gaining experience, a lot to learn

      Cons

      upper management, lay offs, low pay, no growth

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    3. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Just okay.

      Apr 20, 2021 - Account Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people, everyone is very helpful. Flexible hours and always learning something new in the industry.

      Cons

      Over working employees, is apart of the culture for this company. They want you to work 24/7 around the clock, but don’t want you to actually charge for those hours.

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to start career

      Mar 11, 2021 - Core Analyst II in Bakersfield, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Relaxed workspace, friendly coworkers, and decent insurance

      Cons

      Low pay for the Energy Sector, Rigid work schedule

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Feb 15, 2021 - Laboratory Technician I in Broussard, LA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The people you work with are great, as are the management here. They understand you're a person with a life outside of work

      Cons

      I didn't have any negative experiences here

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    6. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Company going downhill fast

      Mar 16, 2021 - Windows Systems Administrator in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      OK standard benefits, no micromanagement

      Cons

      Weekly layoffs, furloughs, no 401K matching, salary reductions

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Forced review

      Jan 23, 2021 - Assembly Technician 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Co-workers Safety first atmosphere

      Cons

      Management doesn't seem to care about loyalty

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Well structured department and project requirements are clearly laid out.

      Dec 1, 2020 - .NET Developer in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Small teams and professional work environment. There are opportunities for career advancement.

      Cons

      Salaries for developers are slightly below the average for the market.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Company in transition

      Nov 5, 2020 - Human Resources Professional in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great colleagues and team environment. Company has some talented staff.

      Cons

      Uncertain future due to long-term industry downturn; legacy culture is a bit old school

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    10. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      100% Corporate

      Feb 1, 2021 - Executive Assistant in Godley, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Money was good when they weren't laying people off.

      Cons

      20 years with this company and all you are is a number. If you aren't a member of the good ole boys club your out!!!

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