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"Great company to start in the oilfield with."

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Former Employee - Account Coordinator in Bossier City, LA
Former Employee - Account Coordinator in Bossier City, LA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Great pay and benefits
Great mentors
Good work/life balance

Cons

First in first out policy

Other Employee Reviews for Baker Hughes

  1. Helpful (4)

    "Constant change with no purpose"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company in innovation and technology development.

    Cons

    Poor leadership vision; constantly shifting initiatives and focus just for the sake of change.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your mid-management, develop and promote people base on their merits not on how well they play the political game.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Make and save your money during peak demand, laid off when demand slacks."

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    Former Employee - Electronic Technician in Oklahoma City, OK
    Former Employee - Electronic Technician in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Baker Hughes full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Challenging job, operating and repairing expensive instrumentation that is put thousands of feet down a well hole. Pay is ok, overtime almost always happens when demand is high.

    Cons

    When demand drops, the company drops people FAST. I do not blame them for wanting to keep the most experienced personnel. However, they have become a company full of old men, making a huge gap between them and the rookies, as they keep laying off the latest group to get a couple years under their belt. Don't trust the company executives.

    Advice to Management

    Develop a blend of people with various experience levels in order to keep a steady flow every year of experienced people that the customers will respect.

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