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Southwestern Energy Reviews

Updated October 14, 2018
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Pros
  • "During my employment, the culture was amazing and work/life balance (at least in our department) was great" (in 18 reviews)

  • "Great people, 9/80, nice facilities" (in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • "After natural gas prices collapsed, they were forced to lay off 40% of the workforce (myself included)" (in 9 reviews)

  • "Lack of communication from Upper Management" (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Internship"

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

    Pros

    Culture is next to none within the land department

    Cons

    Isolated to natural gas assets


  2. "Application Developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Company pays well and there is room for growth.

    Cons

    When Oil & Gas industry hit the skids we get laid off.

  3. "Good Operationally Speaking, Poor Outlook"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Southwestern Energy full-time

    Pros

    great team environment. good pay and benefits.

    Cons

    poor communication between management and employees.


  4. "anonymous"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Spring, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Spring, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay, benefits, vacation, sick time, 401K matching

    Cons

    Politics, negative atmosphere, chaotic

    Advice to Management

    Too many executives. Need to cut some middle management. Some managers are not even managing anyone. Not focused on experience more on degrees. Need to cut unnecessary expenses.


  5. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Southwestern Energy full-time

    Pros

    Friendly people, relaxed work schedule, 9/80, building has nice amenities

    Cons

    Poor management, poor career development


  6. "Regret"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Spring, TX
    Former Employee - Manager in Spring, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Southwestern Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I just regret having left that company. Best company I ever worked for.

    Cons

    Nothing comes to my mind.


  7. "Measurement Technician"

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    Current Employee - Measurement Technician in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Measurement Technician in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good company to work for. Very open company

    Cons

    Slow management. Sometimes communication is not up to par.

    Advice to Management

    Show employees that you really care about them. Communication.

  8. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Spring, TX
    Former Employee - Manager in Spring, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Southwestern Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people who are committed to excellence

    Cons

    Exclusive focus on natural gas

    Advice to Management

    Diverisfy


  9. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Southwestern Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great people, 9/80, nice facilities

    Cons

    Communication, Fayetteville Shale for sale


  10. "Good compensation bad leaders"

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    Current Employee - Geologist in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Geologist in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Initial compensation was very competitive

    Cons

    Bad management. Managers do not make decisions. They manage but do not lead by example or by authority.

    Advice to Management

    People at Swn are mangers not leaders. Most management is decision by indecision. It would be advantageous to lead rather than manage and be decisive. Also hold your staff accountable


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