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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. "Great contract"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  2. "Region Manager"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regional Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Regional Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    A great company to work for, it is all about people life work balance

    Cons

    More options for 401K, better investment options

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    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


  4. "Administrative"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hess Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, fair salaries, great work-life balance.

    Cons

    Being promoted from within is difficult.

    Advice to Management

    Be more for promoting from within


  5. "Work at Hess"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hess Corporation (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Management really cares about the employees. They have great benefits and a pension program in addition to a 401k.

    Cons

    Wish there were more opportunities within the company to grow.


  6. "IT Intern"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    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


  7. "Reservoir Engineer"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lot's of opportunity and good people to work with on a daily basis. Plenty of opportunity to work on technically challenging work that makes an impact on the business. Many opportunities to volunteer in the community.

    Cons

    Career opportunities and decisions not always clearly explained. Sometime work objectives were rushed in support of the bottom line rushing the technical team evaluations.

    Advice to Management

    At times it was unclear in what direction the company was headed. Over the years many initiatives pushed by management.

  8. "great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Contract in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Contract in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    people and logistics and enviroment

    Cons

    management jumps the gun sometimes when things are going south

    Advice to Management

    let the people who know handle the tough assignments


  9. "Great company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Production Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hess Corporation (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for. John Hess is the CEO - seems to really be committed to the company since his father, Leon Hess, started it.

    Cons

    Not really anything beyond the typical politics that sometimes occur with a company this size

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work and make sure to keep allowing innovation


  10. "Review"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - SENIOR LEASE SPECIALIST | TEAM LEAD in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - SENIOR LEASE SPECIALIST | TEAM LEAD in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hess Corporation (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    near by home and the pay is great

    Cons

    I do not wish to say at this time


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