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Ensco (UK) President, CEO, and Director Daniel W. Rabun
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  1. "Negative Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Global presence and Stability
    Training and Decent Benefits

    Cons

    Poor leadership and Discriminatory culture
    High turnover in multiple departments
    Not well known company outside of the industry

    Advice to Management

    Hire more competent management. Change your culture. Listen to employees.


  2. "No work life balance. Incompetent management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Those who still stayed on from Pride Legacy. Finally MS150 team.

    Cons

    salaried employee must work 50+ hours a week to meet the workload demands of management. Understaffed departments, discriminating managers, acquired Pride Employees treated as children

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees. Stop being so cliquish. Hire the right amount of staff for the workloads requested


  3. Helpful (1)

    "1950's Company in 2013"

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

    I worked at Ensco (UK) full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Almost nothing! They are run by people who office in England.

    Cons

    Hard to move up, lack of management, no place for women in the work place. The salaries are low and the mind set is limited.

    Advice to Management

    Hire professionals- review your staff and make some changes by promoting from within.


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    "Management"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Ensco (UK) full-time

    Pros

    Big Company with International market.

    Cons

    Management is blind to what it takes to run a $5 billion company. They were okay at $1.5 billion before the merger, but the game has changed. They don't know how to hold people accountable and think anyone can do any job, that is Ensco's culture. Ensco is a only financial play, and not a company trying to build a brand for the future. That is why they pay at the low end of the market and sweeten retirement . How many folks actually retire from a company after 25 years? Not many, so the cost is low.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Shocking Treatment of former Pride Employees"

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    Former Employee - Chief Mechanic in Luanda, Luanda (Angola)
    Former Employee - Chief Mechanic in Luanda, Luanda (Angola)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Salary Good
    No problems getting paid
    Travel - no problems

    Cons

    Management in Panic mode and making all Ex Pride employees Redundant
    No loyalty to long term employees.
    No redundancy payments
    Retention payments not paid if you are made redundant

    Advice to Management

    Employer of choice no more.
    Review your core values as they do not hold true anymore.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Get with the program"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Business Analyst
    Current Employee - Business Analyst
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    -Global approach
    -Great position for this company to grow in future

    Cons

    -Old School
    -Loves the good old boy network
    -Lower Salaries then the market

    Advice to Management

    Start hiring Managers who know what that are suppose to be doing.



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