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ExxonMobil Reviews

Updated March 27, 2017
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Pros
  • Reasonable remuneration, work life balance (in 97 reviews)

  • Great work environment with genuine people that want you to succeed (in 97 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance, slow progress (in 89 reviews)

  • Tough ranking system and very competitive environment (in 141 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (3)

    "Excellent company to work for"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advanced Researcher in Clinton, NJ
    Current Employee - Advanced Researcher in Clinton, NJ

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

    Pros

    Excellent compensation & benefits. Challenging work environment. Excellent career growth opportunity. Work hours reasonably flexible.

    Cons

    Large corporate work culture can be seen as a little outdated, company attempting to improve.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to evolve work culture to attract new talent.


  2. "Best of the best"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time

    Pros

    XOM hires the brightest and best, and expects high work output

    Cons

    Very competitive environment that causes engineers not to share information

    Advice to Management

    Stick with the long term vision. It takes guts, but it has paid off.


  3. "Safe"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Baytown, TX
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Baytown, TX

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

    Pros

    Safety is real, every day

    Cons

    Work is hard, every day


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  5. "Great company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Training, safety culture, benefits, people. Enjoy the safety culture and the programs in place to protect the employees. Many companies do not follow through the way ExxonMobil does

    Cons

    Pay progression is three years. Aside from starting at a low pay rate, the pay progression is three years. Some other facilities start employees with experience at a higher pay rate

    Advice to Management

    Continue cultivating incoming operators and guiding them through the beginning of their careers


  6. "Some good, Some bad"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Job stability, Pay, and workplace flexibility. If you would like to specialize, you can do well in your niche

    Cons

    Employees have little to no influence on/ownership of career since it's planned for you in secret by management; career paths tend to be narrow.

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention and integrate the things that provide rewarding careers to the next generation of leaders, i.e. millennials


  7. "Great opportunity so far"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People and diverse work experiences are the reason I work here. Everyone is willing to help and there is a lot of team projects and assignments.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy is very dominant in this large organization. Overworked staff in current economic environment. The company is too structured and stiff, and molds new employees into their traditional culture without empowering them to change.

    Advice to Management

    Transparency with your employees needs to improve!


  8. "Tier One Organization"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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 are stellar.

    Cons

    If you are not an engineer you are limited in rising within the ranks.

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. "Title"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Work with some of the best

    Cons

    A lot of competition for everything


  10. "good"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Employee friendly and good place to work long term

    Cons

    No Cons as far as i know


  11. "salary review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at ExxonMobil as an intern

    Pros

    great people to work with

    Cons

    there were no cons at all



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