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ExxonMobil Reviews

Updated September 18, 2017
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Pros
  • People sometimes can have flexible working hours to meet work-life balance needs (in 110 reviews)

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

Cons
  • It's important to set work life balance boundaries (in 96 reviews)

  • Performance ranking system is depending highly on human judgement (in 150 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Good company with strong values"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Advisor in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Human Resources Advisor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Organization is focused on developing their people from within. There is an emphasis on team work and a positive environment. Great coworkers.

    Cons

    Culture is unique and distinctive. It can be a different experience for those who have worked outside of energy. It's important to set work life balance boundaries.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Stable work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    If you need stable job you can rely on them

    Cons

    Need to multi task, sometimes you have to do all the work by yourself

  3. "Positive Experience"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Geoscience Intern in Spring, TX
    Former Intern - Geoscience Intern in Spring, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, intelligent hardworking coworkers, face-paced, great campus facilities.

    Cons

    Competitiveness can breed contempt amongst employees, making collaboration challenging at times.

    Advice to Management

    More training to supervisory roles. Supervisors seemed great on the technical side of things but not so great when it came to soft skills.


  4. "Senior Financial Analyst"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ExxonMobil full-time

    Pros

    Great development tracks, brainy colleagues, hard working & ethical environment

    Cons

    inflexible culture, career tracks are very formal

    Advice to Management

    relax a little


  5. "Safe"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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


  6. "Great company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    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


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great opportunity so far"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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. "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


  9. "salary review"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    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


  10. "Big Company Big Benefits"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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.


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