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Hess Corporation Reviews

Updated February 17, 2017
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Hess Corporation Chairman and CEO John B. Hess
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  • Not maternity leave policy, not work/life balance especially for mothers (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 7 reviews)

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  1. "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


  2. "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


  3. "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


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  5. "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.


  6. "Good Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Drilling Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Drilling Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hess Corporation full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Flexible schedule, competitive pay, younger workforce.

    Cons

    - too heavily focused on lean methodologies, leadership somewhat disconnected from whats going on, assets located in not so desirable places (North Dakota, West Texas)

    Advice to Management

    Ensure that you focus on employee needs rather than managing what make sense for the business only.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Buyer"

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    Former Employee - Buyer in Woodbridge, NJ
    Former Employee - Buyer in Woodbridge, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Very Competitive wages and great benefits. Generous vacation allowance. Nice people to work with.

    Cons

    Inordinate number of VPs with large salaries.

    Advice to Management

    Too much outsourcing. It seemed as though the company was paying outside companies a lot more money than what it would have cost to do the work internally.


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Former Hess Employee"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Customer Support Specialist in Duluth, GA
    Former Employee - Customer Support Specialist in Duluth, GA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company offers flexible work hours

    Cons

    Needs better processes and more opportunities for promotions


  9. "Great contract"

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    Former Employee - Business Process Analyst Project Coordinator in Apex, NC
    Former Employee - Business Process Analyst Project Coordinator in Apex, NC
    Recommends

    I worked at Hess Corporation (More than a year)

    Pros

    Communication Organization Project Pay Location

    Cons

    Was not a full time position Difficult to get hired


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hess Corporation (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Family-like atmosphere, Small, Travel opportunities, Good benefits

    Cons

    Upper management issues. The best leaders have left the company
    Little to no work-life balance

    Advice to Management

    Consider and listen to your employees


  11. "IT Intern"

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

    Pros

    Great people, atmosphere, and work life.

    Cons

    Enjoyed my time at Hess



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