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Murphy Oil Reviews

Updated August 14, 2017
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Murphy Oil President & CEO Roger W. Jenkins
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Pros
  • The company really cares about its employees and its community and has good benefits programs (in 8 reviews)

  • There are some great people to work with (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management poor people skills (in 12 reviews)

  • Lack of feedback and poor work life balance (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Very fun enviroment and alot of room to grow in the business."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in DeRidder, LA
    Current Employee - Cashier in DeRidder, LA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Murphy Oil has all sorts of offers for its employee's. The insurance is good. They have stock purchase plans and 401k plans also to help you if you decide to go back to school. The people they have choose to work for them are all very friendly.

    Cons

    There is realy only one thing i can think of and that would be dealing with an angry customer,other than that nothing.

    Advice to Management

    You guys do it all. just know people appreciate the things you do and your cashiers enjoy learning the things you've tought them.


  2. "Good company to work for."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Springfield, TN
    Former Employee - Cashier in Springfield, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Murphy Oil full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Decent pay, paid vacation after one year, easy job, not many co workers, good hours are there for the ones who want them

    Cons

    long lines, lots of customers, small working space, people like to be sneaky and steal things, have to always be looking for drive offs

  3. "Interesting"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in West Columbia, SC
    Current Employee - Cashier in West Columbia, SC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Murphy Oil full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Job Opportunities
    Able to have Manager work with you when it is needed for Doctor Appointments

    Cons

    Medical Insurance For Hourly Employees
    Raises for Hourly Employees

    Advice to Management

    Need to check on your Managers a little closer. Some of them get away with a lot of crap. Also when you put out Holiday Calendar we are told that Cashiers get Holiday Pay for Christmas and that is not true.


  4. "Stable, fun, rewarding, great pay."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Dothan, AL
    Current Employee - Cashier in Dothan, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Murphy Oil part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great pay, get to know everyone in the city, learn about tobacco, and help meet customer desires. It's easy enough to work your way higher in the company.

    Cons

    If you have an incompetent manager, it can cause some stress. There will always be ignorant customers. Getting everything done can require working off the clock.

    Advice to Management

    25 hours a week means I need a second job.


  5. "Great Job"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Murphy Oil full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    quick promotions, the people sometimes, and you can work by yourself

    Cons

    No Breaks, and on your feet the whole shift


  6. "Drilling Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Dorado, AR
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Dorado, AR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work with many opportunities for advancement. Given traveling position to supervise well development led to seeing the world.

    Cons

    None to speak of. Great place.

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in employee training and development.


  7. "Cashier"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Bentonville, AR
    Former Employee - Cashier in Bentonville, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Murphy Oil part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I live right across the street . So I would love this job . Because I have worked as a cashier for 3 years

    Cons

    I can't believe there is one . I would love to work there

    Advice to Management

    I would love to go managment . I have been working to do this .

  8. "Store manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Montgomery, AL
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Montgomery, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company to work with

    Cons

    The upper management was great to work with

    Advice to Management

    ???


  9. "cashier"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Hair Stylist in Englewood, FL
    Current Employee - Hair Stylist in Englewood, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Murphy Oil (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fast paced dealing with a lot of different people also benifits

    Cons

    High pressure super fast paced but I thrive on that

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Project Management Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Project Management Consultant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Project Management Consultant in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Murphy Oil (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent vision setting and outstanding leadership

    Cons

    Upstream Oil Company. Current market conditions limit project availability.


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