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Glencore Reviews

Updated Jul 7, 2019

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Found 191 reviews

3.8
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73%
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92%
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Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg
Ivan Glasenberg
81 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good people and working environment(in 15 reviews)

  • "People centered, good pay and health benefits like cancer insurance, flexible hours(in 9 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Great Team"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

      I have been working at Glencore full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Flat structure with plenty of opportunities to demonstrate your value and be rewarded for it.

      Cons

      Long hours are the norm and expected

      Glencore2019-04-20
    • "Great Place"

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      Former Employee - Marketing in Los Angeles, CA
      Doesn't Recommend
      Positive Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Glencore full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Great place to work most of the time

      Cons

      Supervisors should listen to everyone more

      Glencore2018-12-05
    • "Alright"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook

        I worked at Glencore part-time

        Pros

        Hours, bossn foodn peiple

        Cons

        Drive . Smell. Temperature. Chairs. Restrooms

        Glencore2018-10-18
      • Helpful (1)

        "Nice"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Glencore

        Pros

        Good training, great learning opportunities

        Cons

        Bad communication and bad lay off management

        Glencore2018-07-05

        Glencore Response

        July 30, 2018HR

        Hi, Thank you for your honest feedback. We take such concerns very serious. All the best, HR

      • Helpful (3)

        "Risk Manager"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
        Doesn't Recommend
        Positive Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I worked at Glencore

        Pros

        Great benefits, some good colleagues.

        Cons

        Terrible pay Awful culture Long hours Promised the world

        Advice to Management

        Be more in tune with employees and office needs

        Glencore2017-12-12
      • Helpful (2)

        "Unethical and malicious environment"

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        Former Employee - Analyst in Stamford, CT
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I worked at Glencore for more than a year

        Pros

        Exposure to global commodities trade

        Cons

        Yelling, swearing, throwing items all part of a trader's job, ostensibly Poor management Evil tendencies, both inside the office, and without

        Advice to Management

        Find

        Glencore2017-11-30
      • Helpful (2)

        "Great place to work"

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        Former Employee - Risk Manager in New York, NY
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Glencore full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        Challenging environment, top-tier individuals to learn from

        Cons

        Variable hours, only the absolute best get promoted

        Glencore2017-06-26
      • "Good Place to start"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at Glencore full-time

        Pros

        Good benefits overall, great work/life balance

        Cons

        Little growth opportunities available at the firm, especially in the US

        Glencore2017-04-10
      • Helpful (1)

        "Analyst"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Glencore full-time

        Pros

        Great benefits, company has a good reputation

        Cons

        There is a lot of management turnover.

        Advice to Management

        more formal training for employees

        Glencore2017-04-12
      • "Underground Operator"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at Glencore

        Pros

        Great team working environment Looking out for each other regarding safety

        Cons

        Appears management doesn't listen all the time

        Advice to Management

        When it comes to safety, the guys at the coal face know what they are talking about.

        Glencore2017-03-11
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