Glencore Reviews | Glassdoor

Glencore Reviews

To filter reviews, or .

Found 184 reviews

3.8
StarStarStarStarStar
Rating TrendsRating Trends
79%
Recommend to a Friend
97%
Approve of CEO
Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg
Ivan Glasenberg
77 Ratings
  1. "Good company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Glencore full-time

    Pros

    Good place to learn to business.

    Cons

    Unstructured management decision making processes.

    Glencore2019-01-25
  2. "Glencore"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Glencore full-time

    Pros

    Location, flexible time, salary ok

    Cons

    Old management mentality, lack of innovation

    Advice to Management

    Change job

    Glencore2018-12-12
  3. Helpful (2)

    "Mega - trading company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Glencore full-time

    Pros

    Lots of activity and deal making

    Cons

    Very bureaucratic - Switzerland drives decision making

    Glencore2018-11-12
  4. "Hard-working company, gets stuff done"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Glencore for more than a year

    Pros

    You will certainly become good at your craft working for this company.

    Cons

    You may have to spend some after-hours at times in order to become that expert.

    Glencore2018-10-03
  5. "Outdated Old School Institution"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Risk Manae in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Glencore for more than 2 years

    Pros

    There is good compensation

    Cons

    Salary stays flat for numerous years, work culture is poor, very male dominated alpha male environment with very little investment into the people that work there.

    Advice to Management

    Invest more time in employees

    Glencore2018-10-02
  6. "General review"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Contracts Engineer in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Glencore for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Good payment scale, micro management

    Cons

    long hours, no vision for current employees

    Advice to Management

    give your staff more freedom how to do the job

    Glencore2018-08-29
  7. "Bad work environment"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance in London, England

    I worked at Glencore full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    You learn about a lot of deals and learn how to work under pressure

    Cons

    Horrible work environment, aggressive and not constructive. Very little opportunity to grow

    Glencore2018-09-07
  8. "Great experience"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Glencore

    Pros

    efficient, flat organization, good structure

    Cons

    it was a good experience to have been working there

    Glencore2018-07-27

    Glencore Response

    July 30, 2018HR

    Hi, Thank you very much for your positive feedback. We wish you all the best. Kind regards, HR

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Zug location"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cham
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Glencore full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Dynamic, entrepreneurial environment. Can do attitude. Flexible business model can be very motivating. Environment of location is great place to bring up a family.

    Cons

    Lacks formal HR performance management systems. Informality but centralised management approach. Expensive location.

    Advice to Management

    Establish HR performance management system

    Glencore2018-07-19

    Glencore Response

    July 30, 2018HR

    Hi, Thank you for your feedback which we appreciate a lot. Kind regards, HR

  10. "Service Delivery"

    StarStarStarStarStar
      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Glencore full-time

      Pros

      Professional supportive team based culture

      Cons

      Tight budgets sometimes made role more challenging than it could have been

      Glencore2018-07-16

      Glencore Response

      July 30, 2018HR

      Hi, Thank you very much for your honest feedback which we appreciate a lot. Best wishes, HR

    Found 184 reviews