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"The worst company I have ever worked for."

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Most training is by computer based training (CBT).

Cons

Layoffs are common, little to no information sharing and teamwork lacks. Very little cross training.

Advice to Management

Work with managers on building teams and help people achieve promotions rather than hinder them.

Other Employee Reviews for Occidental Petroleum

  1. Helpful (7)

    "Very Unproductive"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in South Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in South Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Scope of work is interesting and never a dull moment.

    Cons

    Management has "their favorites"..very quick to blame and does not pass or share information..Meetings are literally blame sessions.

    Advice to Management

    Have periodic performance appraisals that are meaningful to employees. No honest conversations among groups.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "I have had a positive experiance as an Occidental Petroleum employee."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Drill Site Manager in Taft, CA
    Current Employee - Drill Site Manager in Taft, CA
    Recommends

    Pros

    As a world wide player in the oil industry there is ample opportunity for lateral movement within the company.

    Cons

    Pay and compensation is on the low end of the industry. Very tight with a dollar.

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