TOTAL - Great company, must do politics to have career advancement. | Glassdoor
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"Great company, must do politics to have career advancement."

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Former Employee - Information Technology Engineer in Pointe Noire (Republic of Congo)
Former Employee - Information Technology Engineer in Pointe Noire (Republic of Congo)
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Job security. on the job training. Career change.

Cons

It is difficult to balance life and work. High preasure to achieve result from management.

Advice to Management

Collaborate and meet low ranking employees and listen to their difficulties to perform the job and listen to their expectations.

Other Employee Reviews for TOTAL

  1. "Great competences and organisation but a lot of politics"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Well organised, secured and well rewarded job. You are sure to be in the average of the sector.in the country you are working in.

    Cons

    Politics. The promotion are slow.

    Advice to Management

    Should increase the pace of promotion.


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    "Marketing Total Belgium"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brussels (Belgium)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brussels (Belgium)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at TOTAL full-time

    Pros

    Huge company (N°1 French company) with consequently many future development opportunities
    Flexible working hours for executives (called 'cadres' in Belgium)
    Common team spirit, no internal team competition

    Cons

    Typical example of French hierarchical company structure
    Very authoritarian directors & line managers
    General embracing of modern IT is a disaster
    Career opportunities abroad almost only for engineers

    Advice to Management

    give more room for initiative taking to 'young potentials'

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