Hess Corporation Reviews

Updated Aug 10, 2020

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Hess Corporation Chairman and CEO John B. Hess
John B. Hess
192 Ratings
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  1. Featured Review

    "Great company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Workover Rig Supervisor in Minot, ND
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The best interest of the employee in mind

    Cons

    Slower pace than smaller, cowboy oil companies

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  2. "Managing stock and store"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Hess Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Great people work with you

    Cons

    24/7 job Always be there to work

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  3. "Good comany"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Human Resources Business Partner in Marlborough, MA

    I worked at Hess Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Pay benefits Care about the people

    Cons

    Hours Work life balance Demand of upper management

  4. "Toxic work environment"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Commercial Account Manager in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hess Corporation full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Compensation, location, amenities and restaurant

    Cons

    toxic work environment, culture of fear

  5. "Good employer"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Advisor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hess Corporation full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good salary, interesting work, challenging

    Cons

    volatile business sector, currently less favourable for long term employment

  6. "IT department"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Network Engineer 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hess Corporation full-time

    Pros

    -Salary -Retirement match -A good amount of vacation days

    Cons

    -Outsourcing too many core business functions -Company is always wasting it's money on stock buy backs at peak stock prices

  7. "Hess Review"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Desktop Support Technician in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hess Corporation full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great co-workers great clients we supported use of latest Microsoft tools and technologies

    Cons

    long distance to commute had different work phillosophies - I was client comes first - vs - Complete tickets with SLA's in order to charge to company

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  8. "Ok as a company..."

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hess Corporation full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Salary is above the industry average.

    Cons

    Several, too many to mention here.

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Yes Men Management"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Agent - Export Operations in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hess Corporation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Pension, salary, used to have excellent gym benefits

    Cons

    More so than other majors and mini-majors, upper management consists almost entirely of men. Advancement opportunities beyond team leads are generally only available to this demographic (with one glaring exception, who absolutely plays into this willingly). One of the Hess Values used to be "Independent Spirit", which used to be encouraged. That is no longer the case.

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  10. "Great pay But you’ll be worked to death"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hess Corporation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    great pay ,401k, pension plan

    Cons

    On call 24/7 Zero work like balence

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