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"Great starting out company, great retirement company, but don't stay there in your prime."

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Current Employee - Nobody in Singapore (Singapore)
Current Employee - Nobody in Singapore (Singapore)
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

What you get from being underpaid is made up for in the learning opportunities for me, if you're looking for a good grounding in the oil industry, BP should be one of the better places to start a career.If you're looking for someplace to retire comfortably for work-life balance, BP is also good.

Cons

Low pay, lots of internal politics and management are all talk and no action, and they do not retain talent. To them, keeping their own ricebowl is priority, all talk and no action. They love to have "conversations" but do not like to do actual work

Advice to Management

Do not be so short-sighted. You're trying to fight with other companies for good people, just because you're a behemoth doesn't mean you have to act like one.

Other Employee Reviews for BP

  1. "doing ok but needs to sharpen up"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    leading edge technology and engineering, with an ethical outlook

    Cons

    big and cumbersome, too complex

    Advice to Management

    sharpen up - spped up change, it doesn't have to take so long


  2. Helpful (1)

    "BP - changing times, but not a bad place to work"

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    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    final salary pension, reasonable salary / home life balance

    Cons

    typical big corporate bs and lack of customer understanding at senior levels, too internally focused

    Advice to Management

    look outside the company more often to get a better understanding of how companies move forward, speak directly to more "frontline" staff - your townhalls don't get to everyone nor is it a format that everyone can participate in - meet real operators, doing there jobs and listen to their experiences, opportunities and concerns
    get off the pot and do a material deal with either or both of a developing market marketing company (India / China) merge/ JV with a material owner of equity barrels

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