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Updated July 24, 2017
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  1. "Controller"

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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 place to work and great team and environment

    Cons

    Moving finance stuff to shared service center


  2. "Terminal operations"

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    Current Employee - Terminal Operator in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Terminal Operator in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Awesome company. Very professional, environmental conscience and job security. I feel like Shell cares about me and the value I add

    Cons

    Very busy, lots of OT expected

  3. "Not a great job for people that are 21"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Woodbridge, VA
    Current Employee - Cashier in Woodbridge, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Small atmosphere not many customers

    Cons

    general managers are not well rules are way to high for a gas station


  4. "Designer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Fast pace environment, fellow employees great to work with

    Cons

    Lack of leadership and structure

    Advice to Management

    Need to have a better structured system to tackle everyday job schedules


  5. "Great Company to work for"

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

    I have been working at Shell full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits - Great People

    Cons

    Constantly changing management and priorities.


  6. "Working for Shell Oil for over 17 years and it has been a wonderful career."

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

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

    Pros

    There are many opportunities available in the business from Refining to Deepwater and now to Energy. Global business in many locations around the world with our headquarters in Netherlands.

    Cons

    The worst part about working for any oil and gas business is the impact of layoffs when oil prices drop for an extended amount of time.

    Advice to Management

    I have had the chance to work across so many of these businesses and thank Shell for every bit of experience.


  7. "Shell"

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    Current Employee - Tech in North Sea, NY
    Current Employee - Tech in North Sea, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits package

    Cons

    Company is so big simplest tasks are difficult to acheive

    Advice to Management

    Make things simpler

  8. "Fun place to work for awhile"

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    Current Employee - Gas Station Attendant in Port Huron, MI
    Current Employee - Gas Station Attendant in Port Huron, MI
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    The customers and manager are fun and lovable. Decent pay for work down. Decent hours.

    Cons

    Can be boring. Owner is hard to deal with. Can not call in. Hard to manage personal life

    Advice to Management

    Listen and trust employees more


  9. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits! Incredible opportunities. Care for employees.

    Cons

    employment impacted when Oil prices drop

    Advice to Management

    Keep remember the importance of the people in the organization.


  10. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Economist in Martinez, CA
    Current Employee - Economist in Martinez, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good can do culture, smart people to work with and great refinery-trading interface role

    Cons

    Regular corporate reporting cycles can sometimes be a little taxing


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