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Updated May 22, 2017
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Pros
  • They have got employee friendly policies which helps to provide work life balance (in 393 reviews)

  • Great work environment with needed facilities (in 143 reviews)

Cons
  • Long working hours (bad work life balance) (in 78 reviews)

  • slow decision making as complex authorisation structure (in 112 reviews)

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  1. "Mechanic"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deer Park, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deer Park, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shell (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment, with great cultural of people. Safety is a primary concern around the campus. A lot of team building and meetings are held at the facilities.

    Cons

    The traveling can be a possible con depending upon the person.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to empower the employees and spread a culture of growth and innovation within the company.


  2. "Technical Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Nassau Bay, TX
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Nassau Bay, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits and networking opportumities are great. Nice company to work for if you enjoy a variety of tasks and compliance with excisting company policies.

    Cons

    Hierarchical and noninclusive when it comes to engaging employees at all levels, and in particulat manager charged with implementing processes that the leadership team has decided to roll out.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more opportunity for employee input into decision making processes


  3. "Good Place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Logistics Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Logistics Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shell full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits and work/life balance

    Cons

    Bureaucratic processes makes it difficult to make changes to the business.

    Advice to Management

    Eliminate processes that prevent innovation.


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  5. "Key Account Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Key Account Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Key Account Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Shell full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance and compensation package

    Cons

    Career options are limited for senior people


  6. "Cashier"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Former Employee - Cashier in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    40+ hours, great pay

    Cons

    When people try to rob the gas station


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    "Supervisor"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shell full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great Company to work for

    Cons

    Always changing I love it, but not everyone like change

    Advice to Management

    Young professionals, you not going to be CEO in five years! Concentrate on your position today, do your best, and future will tell.


  8. "Shell is a good long term employee"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and people to work with

    Cons

    Last 4 years have had more layoffs than ever

    Advice to Management

    keep talking about career managemant


  9. "Cashier ?saless associate"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Columbia, MD
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Columbia, MD

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

    Pros

    Good management and working environment, the job is nearby my residence

    Cons

    low payment rate

    Advice to Management

    building good team sprite


  10. "Cashier, Deli Cooker."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Cashier in Vancouver, WA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Vancouver, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Shell part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Meeting new people, Learning new things.

    Cons

    Owner was up and down with her emotions and giving all the emploees a hard time. Intimidating us in a way. Only gave me two days of training.

    Advice to Management

    Be more sensitive to new non experience employees's and give them two weeks of training to get a hold of the store's tasks and duties.


  11. "Want to change, but many current employees make it difficult"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Performance Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Business Performance Analyst in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shell full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing vision for the future with tons of smart and intelligent people

    Cons

    Long history of processes and employees that have been there since Shell has started.

    Advice to Management

    Change is hard on everybody, but as a new employee, it is not what I expected


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