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"Still a good old boys club"

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Director in Houston, TX
Former Employee - Director in Houston, TX
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Advancement opportunities from entry level to mid-management
Job security
Many locations

Cons

Low salary
Not what you know but who you know
Unqualified upper management

Advice to Management

Time to replace portions of executive management

Other Employee Reviews for National Oilwell Varco

  1. "new product development"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The company has flexible work hours. the company is willing to take risks. They have a hefty bonus plan. There are a lot of different business groups

    Cons

    hard to move up in the company. Management does not care about employees career growth. They pay much less than other similar companies. They factor the bonus into your salary, but the bonus is not guaranteed.

    Advice to Management

    try to keep your employes happy by listening to them and finding out if they are happy doing there curent job fuction.


  2. "lots of opportunities"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    a lot of room for professional growth. if you can keep doing a good job there are plenty of challenging opportunities

    Cons

    it won't be the highest paid salaries

    Advice to Management

    remove dead weight


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