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Olive Group Reviews

Updated July 10, 2017
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  1. "Assistant Security Operations Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Olive Group full-time

    Pros

    Reliable company who pay on time

    Cons

    Overall, wages dropping due to flooded market

    Advice to Management

    Get more contracts and keep good staff


  2. "Facilities Manager"

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

    I worked at Olive Group full-time

    Pros

    Very multi-cultured and people are generally great to work with. Chairmen though were tough, both good hearts.

    Cons

    Restructuring lost a lot of talented employees.

  3. "Operations Manager"

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Baghdad (Iraq)
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Baghdad (Iraq)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    They paid employee on time

    Cons

    Unfortunately, there was no investment in workforce

    Advice to Management

    Review employee engagement


  4. "Design Manager/Lead Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Olive Group full-time

    Pros

    A good working environment and culture

    Cons

    A company continuously re-structuring


  5. "Happy Days"

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    Former Employee - Fleet Manager in Baghdad (Iraq)
    Former Employee - Fleet Manager in Baghdad (Iraq)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good salary and excellent workforce

    Cons

    Senior out of country management team do not seem to always fully understand the problems of the in country service provision


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    "Contracts Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    None to share or worth mentioning

    Cons

    Got to be really cautious in dealing with them. They will leave anyone cheated . If you are dealing with them , Ensure that your money is secured . The company is known for not paying Suppliers for years together. Highly unethical workculture

    Advice to Management

    Improvement in Management . And need to imbibe some work standards , Ethics and Culture.


  7. "Company review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Olive Group full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Multicultural exposure, good team co-operation and support

    Cons

    Very hectic work environment, unrealistic deadlines and a lot of pressure to get things done on a top priority and urgent basis on everything. High volume of workload

    Advice to Management

    Understand the work done by each individual, so that the workload can be evenly distributed to ensure a better quality of work.

  8. "field service engineer"

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    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Baghdad (Iraq)
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Baghdad (Iraq)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Olive Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good salary , suitable time working

    Cons

    not promising no devloment for the engineering skiles


  9. "Administrator Resourcing"

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    Former Employee - Administrator Resourcing in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Administrator Resourcing in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Olive Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work atmosphere, team spirit, support, flexibility.

    Cons

    As anywhere else: job security does not exist.


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    "Employee Relations"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    good pay
    location of the office
    colleague and lower staff

    Cons

    office culture is shockingly bad
    management team is full racism and sexism
    a lot of redundancies
    no empathy to employee
    dont follow local rules and regulations


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