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Hess Corporation Reviews

Updated July 17, 2017
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  • There's an issue with work life balance, just like most places (in 9 reviews)

  • They need to do a better job of vetting the people they put in upper management positions because excrement rolls downhill (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Very good company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Systems in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Human Resources Systems in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Hess Corporation full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Growth Opportunities, Visibility, Transparency, Compensation

    Cons

    Cyclical Industry, some process bottlenecks


  2. "Hess Corporation Review"

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

    I have been working at Hess Corporation full-time

    Pros

    - Great development opportunities provided to anyone wanting to learn and grow
    -Management is dedicated to lean methodologies and a learning environment

    Cons

    - Expenditure focus is all Bakken driven
    - Lack of other onshore focused assets in the US
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  3. "SupervisorI/C & E"

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    Former Employee - I/C & E
    Former Employee - I/C & E
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hess Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work and have a career

    Cons

    The company has no bad aspects


  4. "Great Experience"

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

    I worked at Hess Corporation part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Friendly patrons and co-workers
    Flexible working hours
    Management made accommodations when needed
    Much experience gained

    Cons

    Really have nothing to complain about


  5. "Glad to be part of the family"

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    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Tioga, ND
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Tioga, ND
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great help from colleagues that help you to adapt to,the position and I believe the compensation ia more than fare.

    Cons

    A little rural the area but the company helps you a lot to get what you need.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the good work. I felt welcome from day 0.


  6. "Accountant"

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    Former Employee - Accountant in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Accountant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hess Corporation (More than a year)

    Pros

    It's a great atmosphere which includes great amenities. (Subsidized Starbucks and $6 lunch). Well respected among peers from the outside. Prime Location.

    Cons

    Accenture has received multimillion dollar contracts and came in and undercut the current loyal workforce. From Financial to IT, very poor management.

    Advice to Management

    American Company deserves an american workforce not indian.


  7. "Environmental Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hess Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits and work location

    Cons

    Lacked direction from senior management, lots of people leaving the ship

    Advice to Management

    Need to get the right straregy

  8. "Sad to go"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at Hess Corporation full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great working environment and bonuses

    Cons

    The way you have to re-apply and compete with non employees to be transferred to a new group within the company.


  9. "Too lean to fail?"

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

    Pros

    Great people and beautiful office
    9/80 schedule
    pension

    Cons

    Focused on the wrong things
    Take too long to make a decision so they make hasty ones

    Advice to Management

    Do a better job of picking the right people for management or you'll keep losing people.


  10. "Manager Pricing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hess Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and very good work culture

    Cons

    None that I can think of


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