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Hess Corporation Reviews

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

  • Lacked direction from senior management, lots of people leaving the ship (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Good Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hess Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Good learning opportunities
    Given chances to take responsibility
    Great Houston office

    Cons

    Personal career growth was not a big focus


  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. "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.


  4. "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.


  5. "Tough Times in E&P"

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

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

    Pros

    Pay and benefits were excellent.

    Cons

    This industry sector is hurting right now

    Advice to Management

    Ride it out


  6. "Trying to do it the Right Way"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Houston, TX
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Hess Corporation as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great offices, location downtown, people are great to work with and professional. They have a good message and are trying to do it the right way.

    Cons

    Not so nice to their contractors, and younger staff.

    Advice to Management

    Take contractor performance seriously, mentoring of younger staff a priority.


  7. "Employer Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hess Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Global Presence and a small company

    Cons

    Too rigid to adapt to change

  8. "Global Supply Chain Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hess Corporation as an intern

    Pros

    Well structured intern program with meaningful projects

    Cons

    Internship was shorter than most other internships with other companies

    Advice to Management

    Keep giving projects to interns that contribute to the business


  9. "Good place to work"

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    Former Intern - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hess Corporation as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good people that were there to help build your career

    Cons

    restructuring when I interned so there was a lot of change going on

    Advice to Management

    None


  10. "Management"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager
    Former Employee - Store Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Had some very good benefits, also had a company paid retirement plan.

    Cons

    Life balance can be challenging at times but not terrible.


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