Essar Reviews

Updated Mar 1, 2021

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3.8
75%
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90%
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Essar Group Chief Executive Prashant Ruia
Prashant Ruia
133 Ratings
Pros
  • "Chill environment, stress free, work life balance(in 33 reviews)

  • "Very reputed company with good work culture, work life balance is good, good to growth here(in 29 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Employee"

    5.0
     in India, TN
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Essar

    Pros

    Very Good Company to work

    Cons

    Employee Rotation is necessary

  2. "Worst work culture, very political and bad old management"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Essar full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I wish there was even one to write

    Cons

    - Bad work culture - They cheat on contracts and dont pay salaries on time - Ruia brothers have gone from billionaires to beggars - US office in complete shambles - CEO is fraud involved in multiple lawsuits

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  3. Helpful (16)

    "Work At home is a Scam"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Entry in Norfolk, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Essar full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    none Scam with google hangouts

    Cons

    Avoid it like the plaque they will steal your identity

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  4. Helpful (4)

    "Work at Home"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Data Entry 

    I worked at Essar full-time

    Pros

    This appears to be a Legitimate company

    Cons

    Someone is using their name to scam on a work from home position

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Former worker"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Data Entry 

    I worked at Essar full-time

    Pros

    Good salary or that’s what they are saying

    Cons

    All is online and they make you go to all kind of troubles to get there

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  6. Helpful (1)

    "honest"

    4.0
     

    I worked at Essar

    Pros

    no h.r system so basically no management system

    Cons

    no h.r system so basically no management system..

  7. Helpful (1)

    "My experience was really satisfactory.Had worked in heavy engineering division on many good projects."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Essar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule Good benefits Employee friendly

    Cons

    Too much politics between different departments

  8. "Deputy manager"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Essar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent company to work with.

    Cons

    till now i found no cons

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  9. "Essar is good company to start your career."

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Essar full-time

    Pros

    good training program and helpful seniors

    Cons

    lesser flexibility for the employees to address their probelms

  10. "Zonal Co-ordination"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Zonal Coordination in Tampa, FL
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Essar for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Opportunity to work in the area of petroleum retailing Key member of the non fuel retail sales team Employees are valued as important constituents

    Cons

    Slow career growth Lack of work life balance

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