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Updated November 22, 2017
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  1. "Terrific Work Ethics"

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

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

    Pros

    Great environment to work. Everyone is willing to make the day flow easier by getting along. Management recognizes a job well done by others and openly praises those efforts.

    Cons

    Geokinetics has a long history of employment retention. I really don't have any cons to pass on.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on helping all employees' morale by praising and not criticizing. Open communication is of greater value than covertly hindering progress. You're doing well.


  2. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Geokinetics full-time

    Pros

    - Flexibility
    - Great People
    - Professional Atmosphere
    - Benefits

    Cons

    Every con that exists when you work in this type of industry

  3. "Good people, little pay"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people to work with

    Cons

    Low pay and medical cost is high


  4. "Good field people"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Field crews travel, work with fun people

    Cons

    Overworked, quick to lay employees off


  5. "Respectable employer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Help Desk Technician in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Help Desk Technician in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people are good to work with. Everyone's nice, not very stressful. The company doesn't try to let u go unless forced by the individual or the economy.

    Cons

    budget balancing, placing unqualified individuals in C-level positions.


  6. "Former employee"

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    Former Employee - Cable Hand in Port Fourchon, LA
    Former Employee - Cable Hand in Port Fourchon, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flew you out to the sight.

    Decent compensation.

    Ability for growth

    Cons

    Hard work.

    some employees were not qualified.


  7. "Benefits Admimistrator"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Geokinetics full-time

    Pros

    Had a great boss and coworkers.

    Cons

    I was not appreciated by senior management.

    Advice to Management

    Show more appreciation to your employees.

  8. "Fun job but treated poorly"

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    Former Employee - Trouble Shooter in Anchorage, AK
    Former Employee - Trouble Shooter in Anchorage, AK
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Get to travel
    Fun co workers
    A lot of adventure
    Get to have a good amount of time off
    A lot of over time

    Cons

    Poor benefits
    Cheap company
    Poor compensation
    Some RCMs will make you pay for a portion of your plane ticket
    Sometimes you'll go months without working since the oil business is so bad right now.

    Advice to Management

    Try treating and paying your employees a little better and maybe you'll have a better crew to work with.


  9. "median"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Geokinetics (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The company is very diverse

    Cons

    Management is not diverse, and the industry is not doing well right now.

    Advice to Management

    Show more appreciation to employees


  10. "Part of Management Team"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fair pay and benefits, flexible schedule. This company really cares about its employees, great team work, very motivational.

    Cons

    Going through tough times now, but we are all in this together!


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