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"Tough, but worth it."

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Marketing Advisor in Fairfax, VA
Current Employee - Marketing Advisor in Fairfax, VA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

If you are willing to work hard and smart, you will be rewarded. The culture is tough, but manageable if you are a driven and self-starting employee. You also have the opportunity to be placed in challenging assignments across many lines of business and areas expertise without changing companies.

Cons

Ranking system is often portrayed as a negative; however, I would prefer the controlled and measured ranking system to having 1 person determine my promotions and career path. Relocation opportunities are often presented with little notice or flexibility.

Other Employee Reviews for ExxonMobil

  1. "Challenging but not at all impossible,"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Customer Service Representative
    Former Contractor - Customer Service Representative
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ExxonMobil as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Clear goals but they change frequently.

    Cons

    Too many meetings at bad times.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "great place for people with zero ambition"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Specialist in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Engineering Specialist in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    safety culture, OK compensation and benefits.

    Cons

    forced ranking system, ranking gets carried over every year. Each year you can only move 10 points up or down.
    career growth depends on who you know in the company and if your manager (only manager) likes you or not.
    You never know what works and what doesn't until you get your ranking.
    Complete lack of transparency with regard to career path. Works great for people who are willing to let their managers drive their career path.

    Advice to Management

    Define structured and consistent performance review process as opposed to giving near full control to individual functional managers without appropriate checks and balances.
    Get HR to do their jobs i.e. manage performance review process


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