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ExxonMobil Reviews

Updated August 22, 2017
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Pros
  • People sometimes can have flexible working hours to meet work-life balance needs (in 106 reviews)

  • really interesting work environment and a place to learn (in 107 reviews)

Cons
  • It's important to set work life balance boundaries (in 94 reviews)

  • Performance ranking system is depending highly on human judgement (in 147 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great place to work. Awesome people, good benefits! Great campus!

    Cons

    Slow moving and bureaucratic company


  2. "Advisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great exposure and learnings as a new hire. Meaningful work that can make a very large impact.

    Cons

    Heavy workload so it's sometimes hard to use workplace flex

  3. "Good Experience, but still an oil company."

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    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Brooklyn, NY

    Pros

    Great people, entrust a lot of responsibility to interns and new-hires. Good environment that promotes self-growth.

    Cons

    Old mindset company. Resistance to change.


  4. "Incredible place to work"

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    Current Employee - IT Manager in Spring, TX
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Spring, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Diverse opportunities with developmental job rotations that keep you learning

    Cons

    Spring TX can be far for people that live in downtown Houston

    Advice to Management

    Great job fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration


  5. "Great place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ExxonMobil full-time

    Pros

    Petrochemicals power the modern world. Global scale projects, customers, and suppliers. Smart colleagues

    Cons

    Lots of bureaucracy, forced ranking system.

    Advice to Management

    Ditch numerical rankings.


  6. "Great Company, Great Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time

    Pros

    Lots of on the job training, great experience, name holds a lot of power, good industry

    Cons

    Company can feel too large, not nimble, can't really tailor to your needs (stuck in the machine)


  7. "Chemical Operator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edison, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edison, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ExxonMobil full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Pay was above average, great people to work with, the ability to move up/cross train, very safety conscious, and if you volunteer at least 20 hours a quarter, they donate to your organization.

    Cons

    Work/life balance was difficult. Shift work was tough on your personal life.

    Advice to Management

    Some of the management needs to learn how to treat and speak to their co workers.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Tax"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time

    Pros

    The benefits and schedule are good

    Cons

    They are relocating to Houston


  9. "Network Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Stable, Job Security, Generally high paying company

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, Insincere in their appreciation of their people


  10. "Great place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ExxonMobil full-time

    Pros

    Great place if you can deal with typical corporate bureaucracy.

    Cons

    Needs to cut the fat- hard to terminate low performing workers.

    Advice to Management

    Replenish the poor performing employees with motivated, higher performing people.


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