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Schlumberger Reviews

Updated February 19, 2017
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Pros
  • Good work life balance, technology oriented company (in 63 reviews)

  • Good pay as comparsion to other market players; (in 158 reviews)

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  1. "great compay to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    smart ppl around, good benefit

    Cons

    stressful work environment, long hours

    Advice to Management

    think of your employee more


  2. "Test Lead"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    Good Work Culture and Ethics

    Cons

    Management need to improve constantly


  3. "A great place to self-develop"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Schlumberger full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Big company, high-end technology, good place to learn and develop

    Cons

    Work-life balance. Transformation changes with little/poor communication to employees, who need to understand why the company is implementing such changes.


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  5. "Project Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    Very good company to work for!

    Cons

    No cons I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up good work to maintain #1 oil service company in the world


  6. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    Great work environment with exceptional teamwork.

    Cons

    Company dependent on the price of oil.


  7. "Production Engineer"

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    • 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 Schlumberger full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great learning and training opportunities. Nice team environment and culture. A little better and more diversified management than other service companies.

    Cons

    Sometime long work hours due to project deadlines. Lengthy and tedious career promotion process.


  8. "Opportunities abound, assuming you don't get laid off"

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

    I have been working at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    Focus on learning, lots of opportunities to try different kinds of work

    Cons

    Indiscriminate layoffs, can be assigned work that you may not always want


  9. "Great way to see the world"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    Travel became a way of life

    Cons

    Business dropped, and doing more with less get old really quickly

    Advice to Management

    Be careful or most of the good talent will be lost forever, people wont sit around and wait for things to turn around. Keep them inspired.


  10. "Awesome"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    Diverse, risk averse, decent innovation, decent work-life balance

    Cons

    management heavy, risk averse, innovation sometimes too slow apace


  11. "scientist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good environment, high-level knowledge, nice people

    Cons

    the transfer is good when you are young, but bad when you have family



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