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Husky Energy Calgary Reviews

Updated May 15, 2017
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Calgary, AB (Canada)

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Robert J. Peabody
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Pros
  • Good pay, benefits, work life balance (in 11 reviews)

  • Access to downtown Calgary oil and gas events with other students (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • Highly Politicised, slow decision making (in 5 reviews)

  • Sometimes there is long hours, like working 10 hours a day (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Marketing"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Husky Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The people are great to work with.

    Cons

    very SLOW in hiring process, they are not great a developing their internal people.


  2. "Business Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great company, learned a lot, treat you like a normal employee rather than a co-op.

    Cons

    too many politic and favourtism

    Advice to Management

    Restructure and hire more new outside talent.


  3. Helpful (2)

    "Engineer-in-Training"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Husky Energy full-time

    Pros

    Excellent rotation program with clear sight of where each rotation will be at the time of job offer.
    Flexibility when moving within different departments. Opportunities to learn and grow

    Cons

    Company is very conservative and can sometimes be seen as "cheap"


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  5. "overall"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I worked at Husky Energy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Salaries, Bonus, multicultural, diversity

    Cons

    No big project for future


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Essentially like a government job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Husky Energy full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Great benefits for family - full, free 90% coverage
    -Strong retirement & savings package
    -Decent compensation

    Cons

    -Slow moving company
    -Very conservative
    -Traditional structure
    -Uninspired leadership
    -Weak bonus vs other large companies (e.g. Suncor)


  7. "Working in Husky"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I worked at Husky Energy (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Loved my team. Helped each other succed

    Cons

    Can bureaucratic some times. Challenges getting some decisions made.


  8. "Brief Internship"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Co-Op Student in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Intern - Co-Op Student in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Husky Energy as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people
    Good compensation
    Approachable management
    Great work/life balance

    Cons

    Not enough work
    No MBA/CFA = No upward mobility (observation)

    ***4 month internship, this could be different if term was longer and additional training was provided, etc.

    Advice to Management

    When moving offices, departments should move together and not be in separate buildings. This leads to poor communication and inefficiencies.


  9. "Business Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Husky Energy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits, work life balance

    Cons

    May have to work long hours

    Advice to Management

    Room for advancement


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Husky"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work life balance
    Opportunities to move within the company to different roles

    Cons

    Job security - energy sector is very cyclical
    Senior management is predominantly older white males so there isn't much diversity


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Great benefits, overall good company."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Current Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Current Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Husky Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and salary, very understanding and supportive should you need medical leave/assistance.

    Cons

    Do not invest in their employees. No advancement or growth opportunities. Managers play favorites.


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