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ExxonMobil Reviews

Updated March 19, 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. "Safe"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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


  2. "Great company"

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    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


  3. "Great opportunity so far"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • 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!


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  5. "Logistics Planner"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at ExxonMobil as a contractor

    Pros

    Exposure to latest industry standards

    Cons

    Strict policies on office access


  6. "salary review"

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    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


  7. "Big Company Big Benefits"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ExxonMobil (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Strong Pay, Possibly Early Retirement payments

    Cons

    Very bureaucratical, slow moving, plodding, competitive to advance

    Advice to Management

    Continue to hire the best but look for the strengths of each person not just ones that fit the mold.


  8. "Great place to work if you need structure"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Project Management Senior Advisor in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Program Project Management Senior Advisor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very well run financial and highest ethical standards.

    Cons

    Very rigid and lacks flexibility to react quickly to changing environment.

    Advice to Management

    Listen more to your employees.


  9. "Research Intern"

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    Former Intern - Research Intern in The Woodlands, TX
    Former Intern - Research Intern in The Woodlands, TX

    I worked at ExxonMobil as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice salary, lot of technical guidance, world leader

    Cons

    no full time job, competive

    Advice to Management

    nothing sort of


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    "Good company, tough work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Fixed Equipment Engineer in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - Fixed Equipment Engineer in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent personnel development, recognize high achievers with raises

    Cons

    Ranking system demoralizes many employees, demanding in terms of workload

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees more on desired moves


  11. "Intern in Technical Sales Department"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ExxonMobil (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good learning environment, support from employers, a lot of opportunity for growth

    Cons

    It seems that regular employees work extra hours constantly



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