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Halliburton Reviews

Updated July 22, 2018
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  • "Work life balance was not very good" (in 102 reviews)

  • "Long hours, unorganized at times" (in 174 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Halliburton full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for , great benefits, and good pay , plenty of opportunities for advancement.

    Cons

    the only downside would be working away from the family for two weeks at a time. So out of a month you may only be home for one week.


  2. "Good Place to work"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Halliburton (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Halliburton as a company offers great work life balance, and tries to find ways to make their employees happy.

    Cons

    New review process needs improvement

  3. "Technical Professional"

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    Current Employee - Technical Professional in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Technical Professional in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Since Halliburton is a global company, there are a lot of opportunities to work anywhere in the world. A large company like Halliburton lends itself to many different avenues from business to technical to HR.

    Cons

    The oilfield in general still has a lot of the old school mentality. It can be a tough place to express your desire to progress in the company due to managers who believe you should "do your time" and not talk about progression.


  4. "coil hand/ rigger"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    the pay and ability to work overtime

    Cons

    not a lot of room to move up

    Advice to Management

    explore new options


  5. "OK to work for"

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    Current Employee - MWD/LWD Field Engineer in Lafayette, LA
    Current Employee - MWD/LWD Field Engineer in Lafayette, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Even though pay is lowest in industry, it is still a very good living for the work performed as long as you can handle not being home for long periods of time.

    Cons

    Tools are ancient, always have issues with tools. Money is the lowest pay in the industry consistently.

    Advice to Management

    Stop making checklists, that don't help employees actually do their job. Stop the micro-management practices.


  6. "Senior technical professional"

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

    I have been working at Halliburton full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Wide range of career paths. Varied projects. Great exposure to high activity NA shale.

    Cons

    Difficult to get raises.

    Advice to Management

    Reward top performers.


  7. "Not to bad it is what you make it"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Halliburton full-time

    Pros

    Money money money money money

    Cons

    Hours down time and politics

  8. "Halliburton"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Halliburton full-time

    Pros

    Decent pay when you are working a lot of hours, the health care is good.

    Cons

    There isn't any opportunity for a long career. Once a crash hits you'll be stuck looking for a job.


  9. "Senior Scientist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Halliburton full-time

    Pros

    Good Benefits and friendly work environment.

    Cons

    Barriers to advancement professional development opportunities.


  10. "Company Rating"

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    Current Employee - Real Estate Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Real Estate Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Halliburton full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good company, geared toward learning

    Cons

    large turnovers in some departments

    Advice to Management

    value your employees, it instills loyalty in them


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