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Devon Energy CEO John Richels
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  • "Can be laid off sooner than a lot of other oil and gas companies if downturn occurs(in 12 reviews)

  • "Their hiring process revolves around whether or not you are willing to stay in Oklahoma City long term(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Still A Great Place To Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Lots of benefits - opportunities to learn/grow, on site gym, near-site doctor office, healthy lunch options

    Cons

    It's not always easy to get midyear feedback on performance, leaving potential surprises for you during performance review time.

    Advice to Management

    Find ways to continuously boost morale.

  2. "Great plan to work but lots of changes"

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      Current Employee - Project Manager 

      I have been working at Devon Energy full-time

      Pros

      Great core values and community involvement

      Cons

      Company experiencing significant organizational changes trying to adjust to life after the shale boom.

      Advice to Management

      Get it right this time.

    • "Shinning building, rotten in the inside"

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

      I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Great pay. Used to be laid back and chilled out.

      Cons

      Managers are not technical and to make this worse don't listen to technical people. They had the culture they can throw money at everything till the market crashed. Lots of kick backs.

      Advice to Management

      Not company identity or culture

    • "Neutral Good"

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      Former Employee - Division Order Analyst II in Oklahoma City, OK
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Devon Energy for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Great benefits and great coworkers

      Cons

      Management was out of touch and corporation had no idea of who they wanted to be.

      Advice to Management

      Be more interested in your employees and the work they are doing.

    • "Great place to work and grow"

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      Current Employee - QA Analyst in Houston, TX
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Devon Energy full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      The people are awesome and the company invests in emerging technologies

      Cons

      Outsourcing IT exists here as well. Jobs are being lost.

      Advice to Management

      A better balance of IT outsourcing.

    • "Not What it Once Was"

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      Current Employee - Lead Accountant in Oklahoma City, OK
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Devon Energy full-time for more than 9 years

      Pros

      Building, office space, and work stations are top notch.

      Cons

      Moral and leadership is at all time lows.

      Advice to Management

      Please be proactive and not reactive. Remember the people that got you there, Don’t lay people off that are outspoken and then wonder where all ideas and innovators have gone.

    • "Accountant"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Devon Energy full-time

      Pros

      Great Benefits, Work Environment, and Culture

      Cons

      Ups and down of oil and gas

    • Helpful (1)

      "Production Tech"

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

      I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      It was a good company in 2015

      Cons

      It has drastically changed into a different company with poor management, a pretty face goes a long way instead of real talent.

    • Helpful (1)

      "Manager E&P"

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      Current Employee - Manager, E&P in Oklahoma City, OK
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Devon Energy full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Flexible work hours, small organization compared to most Oil & Gas companies, competitive pay scale

      Cons

      Constant restructuring makes it hard to get things done.

      Advice to Management

      Constant threats of layoffs make it difficult to keep an organization moving forward. Make changes all at once versus dragging things out.

    • Helpful (1)

      "Great Place To Work"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Devon Energy

      Pros

      great place to work, great benefits, good people, while it lasts

      Cons

      questionable leadership, poor stock performance, limited opportunity to move up

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