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ExxonMobil Reviews

Updated December 13, 2017
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Pros
  • People sometimes can have flexible working hours to meet work-life balance needs (in 115 reviews)

  • Fantastic work environment with new modern facilities in Houston (in 113 reviews)

Cons
  • sometimes the work life balance is difficult due to high workload (in 102 reviews)

  • Performance ranking system is depending highly on human judgement (in 162 reviews)

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  1. "Computer systems panning and analysis"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    location, esprit de corps, learning opportunities

    Cons

    Move out of New York City

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good job!


  2. "Great Comany"

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    • 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

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time

    Pros

    Tight knit group of co workers, great benefits, good safety culture.

    Cons

    Shift work, and forced overtime.

    Advice to Management

    Move to a dupont schedule.

  3. "IT project Manager"

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    • 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

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time

    Pros

    Solid and dependable employer. Great benefits. Multiple opportunities in a multitude of positions from chemists to geologists to IT analysts. Company provides benefits and retirement.

    Cons

    Working hours were generally ten hour days. As with any project, we began with five day work weeks and ended with seven day workweeks to support contractor activities in their effort to meet schedule deadlines


  4. "Tuff but fair safety program"

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    Former Contractor - Safety Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Former Contractor - Safety Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ExxonMobil as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    The company has a very good safety program that has concern for all it's employees and contractors.

    Cons

    Some personal are too strict and use the safety program as a weapon against contractors.

    Advice to Management

    The safety program is a great model for all work sites. Exxon has really positioned itself as a true leader in safety for all it's personnel.


  5. "Good work experience"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at ExxonMobil as an intern

    Pros

    Good exposure to industry with a good salary

    Cons

    long hours even as intern


  6. "Project Controls Engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at ExxonMobil full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, good pay, international opportunities

    Cons

    Company culture is stuffy. Not much work life balance


  7. "Service person"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ExxonMobil full-time

    Pros

    It was a great experience

    Cons

    I'm not working with them any longer

    Advice to Management

    I don't have any advice

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Manager Retired - now in retrospect"

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    • 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

    Pros

    Great company with the smartest people, good processes, support if you use it right. Lots of varied opportunities. Good long term pay package.

    Can experience lots of different jobs, businesses, and locations without leaving the company.

    Cons

    Can be bureaucratic, very process oriented. Pay review system can serve to demotivate.

    Advice to Management

    Consider a less rigid performance evaluation system that does not demotivate and provides managers with more flexibility in raises and mobility of staff.


  9. "A good place to work if you are in business core functions"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at ExxonMobil full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    EM is the great company that has a history of over 130 years. It can deal with business in a timely, safety and professional manner with quality. the benefits there are great and the work load is not very big. You will know some nice people at work there, The company can also protect your rights. A good place to work

    Cons

    Don't stay in a department remote to the core business for too long, especially your boss is not as talent as you expected..some people said it is a good place to grow old, since you don't have to be excel and as long as you are not the worst.


  10. "Great place to grow"

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

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time

    Pros

    Lots of support and structure
    Responsibility right at the start
    Quick job movement in the first few years for broadening

    Cons

    Could improve work life balance in practice (though policies are great)
    Lack of sustainable replacement for people that are experts and retiring

    Advice to Management

    Need to value Technical and Management career paths equally


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