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ExxonMobil Reviews

Updated December 16, 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. Helpful (1)

    "Great place"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ExxonMobil full-time

    Pros

    Petrochemicals power the modern world. Global scale projects, customers, and suppliers. Smart colleagues

    Cons

    Lots of bureaucracy, forced ranking system.

    Advice to Management

    Ditch numerical rankings.


  2. "Incredible place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Spring, TX
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Spring, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Diverse opportunities with developmental job rotations that keep you learning

    Cons

    Spring TX can be far for people that live in downtown Houston

    Advice to Management

    Great job fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration

  3. "Great Company, Great Benefits"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • 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

    Lots of on the job training, great experience, name holds a lot of power, good industry

    Cons

    Company can feel too large, not nimble, can't really tailor to your needs (stuck in the machine)


  4. "Chemical Operator"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edison, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edison, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ExxonMobil full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Pay was above average, great people to work with, the ability to move up/cross train, very safety conscious, and if you volunteer at least 20 hours a quarter, they donate to your organization.

    Cons

    Work/life balance was difficult. Shift work was tough on your personal life.

    Advice to Management

    Some of the management needs to learn how to treat and speak to their co workers.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Tax"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • 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

    The benefits and schedule are good

    Cons

    They are relocating to Houston


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Network Engineer"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • 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

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

    Pros

    Stable, Job Security, Generally high paying company

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, Insincere in their appreciation of their people


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great place"

    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 place if you can deal with typical corporate bureaucracy.

    Cons

    Needs to cut the fat- hard to terminate low performing workers.

    Advice to Management

    Replenish the poor performing employees with motivated, higher performing people.

  8. Helpful (3)

    "Analyst"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Spring, TX
    Current Employee - Analyst in Spring, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary, Health insurance, 401k Matching, Pension

    Cons

    Racists Managers, Nonchalant HR, Forced Ranking system

    Advice to Management

    Purge out racists and develop retention programs


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Worst company to work for"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Front End Cashier in Sleepy Hollow, NY
    Former Employee - Front End Cashier in Sleepy Hollow, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Customers were friendly for the most part

    Cons

    No breaks, no organization, no managerial skills, upper management oblivious to the shenanigans, no advancement, no benefits, no paid time off, minimal hourly pay, demands a lot of your time, bad home/work balance, no recognition, no incentives....horrible place to work

    Advice to Management

    Get better trained managers, personable people who know how to speak to others


  10. "Great Place"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time

    Pros

    Great pay, job security, beautiful campus in Spring

    Cons

    Difficult to manage your own career, managers tend to do that for you


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