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Updated December 14, 2017
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  1. "Great people, good benefits"

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    Former Employee - Petroleum Engineering in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Petroleum Engineering in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shell full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Stability is great, most fellow employees were happy and good people.

    Cons

    Pension plan is lacking compared to competition (Exxon), better than some, worse than many.


  2. "Manager"

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

    I worked at Shell full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits package. Opportunities to grow and develop.

    Cons

    Jobs continue to move out of the U.S. leaving several without a position - reorgs every couple of years.

  3. "Store Clerk"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Shell part-time

    Pros

    Nice and updated gas stations

    Cons

    Working with the public is not fun.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Global IT Infrastructure Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Shell full-time

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits at Shell.

    Cons

    Disruptive IT Environment at Shell.

    Advice to Management

    Consider loyalty more.


  5. "Happy"

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    Former Employee - Senior Reservoir Engineer in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Senior Reservoir Engineer in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shell (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, pay and good people to work with.

    Cons

    Company does not handle lay-offs or office closures tactfully. Company forces you to move to Houston to stay with them long term.


  6. "Great employoer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Shell full-time

    Pros

    Salary is good, can change jobs every 4 years which prevents boredom.

    Cons

    Forced ranking of employees creates competition rather than collaboration.


  7. "big and kindest team"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    the best company in the world

    Cons

    no1 in oil and gas field

    Advice to Management

    the highest salary

  8. "millwright"

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    Current Employee - Millwright in Deer Park, TX
    Current Employee - Millwright in Deer Park, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great place to work with advancement

    Cons

    none to speak of at this time


  9. "engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Shell full-time

    Pros

    benefit is very good for sure

    Cons

    salary increase is relatovely slow


  10. "Proud to have been a member of Royal Dutch / Shell"

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

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

    Pros

    Collaborative, communicative, innovation-driven, socially responsible, exciting work

    Cons

    Can be overly focused on process, promotions often come to those with inside connections


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