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ExxonMobil Reviews

Updated June 22, 2017
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  • It's important to set work life balance boundaries (in 92 reviews)

  • Tough ranking system and very competitive environment (in 144 reviews)

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  1. "Advisor"

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

    I worked at ExxonMobil (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    High commitment to safety and work-life balance.

    Cons

    Spots are reserved for moving upwards.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the people is critical. Company holds great values but many new managers are NOT walking the talk the ExxonMobil Way!


  2. "Trading Control for Money"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Remuneration
    Benefits ( pension, 401k, insurance)

    Cons

    Career Development Secrecy
    Hypocritical Approach to Work / Life Balance

    Advice to Management

    Keep raising that dividend.

  3. "Store manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Gladwin, MI
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Gladwin, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great people skills, invoicing, stocking, scheduling per budgets, mandatory monthly meetings, ordering products and keeping inventory maintained,answering phones.

    Cons

    Miscommuncation- I like to be informed when things change.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employed the way you would like to be treated.


  4. "Previous Employee"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Facilities Engineer in Irving, TX
    Former Employee - Facilities Engineer in Irving, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ExxonMobil (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent processes and systems. Provided a great deal of training.

    Cons

    Alot of politics and good ol boy mentality..

    Advice to Management

    Be fair when providing assignments and give everyone not only advice but support if needed.


  5. Helpful (6)

    "Great Company, Dated Management Structure"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits
    Pay is decent, lower end of pay scale compared to the other BIG OIL companies
    Job Security

    Cons

    Dated Management Structure
    Ranking System among peers dictated by politics and preference by immediate management
    Limited growth

    Advice to Management

    Lose the EADS SYSTEM


  6. "Management sucks"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Midlothian, TX
    Current Employee - Cashier in Midlothian, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay. I get a Check every week. Decent hours. You get to work and communicate with Nice people. Okay

    Cons

    Long shifts, management is terrible, nobody knows what they're doing. No one really goes above and beyond to provide good customer service


  7. "Limited Opportunities"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Senior Audit & Controls Advisor in Intl Falls, MN
    Former Employee - Senior Audit & Controls Advisor in Intl Falls, MN

    I worked at ExxonMobil full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very high standard of staff.
    Very good policies and business controls.
    Plenty of scope for travel
    Share sceheme and pension (UK) are good.

    Cons

    Okay if you just want a job but there is limited career opportunity and you have no control over your next assignment. It is all decided for you behind closed doors. Can be a stressful place to work (very political).

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Financial Analyst - Controller"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Spring, TX
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Spring, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay, benefits and the coworkers.

    Cons

    Stifling process driven environment, management is detached.

    Advice to Management

    Be accessible and care about your employees, your aren't just a analyst higher on the food chain.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Work hard - above average pay"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Above average salary
    Job security
    Good benefits including a pension
    Full educational reimbursement

    Cons

    Forced ranking
    Every man for himself culture
    Limited mobility across functions
    Low number of days off


  10. "Graveyard Cashier"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Tonopah, AZ
    Current Employee - Cashier in Tonopah, AZ

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

    Pros

    Easy hours, Good People to work with. Most people are dependable. Super supervisor.

    Cons

    A few people tend to cause drama when it is not required. Gossip is everywhere. Some people think they are the assistant manager and they are not. Turn over of employees to much. Better wages and people need to take responsibility for their actions.


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