Spencer Ogden


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20 days ago

Pipeline Project Engineer - Commissioning/Operations

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland

of the role : - Preparation of Project documentation and reports… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Chemical Engineer

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland

include, but not limited to: •Prepare and review engineering proposals, studies, reports and other technical documentation •Assist in developing… Glassdoor

19 days ago

Electronics Engineer - Marine Experience - Service Engineer

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland

APPLY NOW with an up to date CV for more information.For more information about this specific role please contact our Glasgow… Glassdoor

4 days ago

Chief Engineer

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland


8 days ago

Pipeline Engineer - Subsea Operations - STAFF

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland

- An Engineering Degree or Diploma in Mechanical, Electrical, Marine, Chemical. - Prior experience of working in either an engineering capacity or… Glassdoor

5 days ago

Senior Design Engineer ROV/Tooling Experiance

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland

*Prepare business cases of solutions for change when appropriate. *Liaise with Tooling Workshop… Glassdoor

5 days ago

Internal Sales Engineer - Drilling/Engineering

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland

- Prepare quotations & sales invoices. - Prepare purchase orders & handle customer enquiries. - Ensure responses are given within time frame… Glassdoor

19 days ago

R&D Technical Assistant - Oil & Gas Technology Company

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland

Assist R&D department in a technical administrative role. Principal Duties: Work with engineers from all disciplines to maintain project… Glassdoor

30 days ago

Electronics Field Service Engineer - Marine - Permanent - UK - UK

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland

APPLY NOW with an up to date CV for more information.For more information about this specific role please contact our Glasgow… Glassdoor

25 days ago

Production Support Engineer

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland

* Subsea navigation equipment experience e.g Gyro compasses & motion reference units. As this role is a matter of urgency, interviews will be held… Glassdoor

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    One dimensional, mass cold-calling approach to business

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    Former Employee - Recruitment Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Recruitment Consultant in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Spencer Ogden full-time (more than an year)


    I was there for over a year and a half. Came out having made some good friends and a bit of money. As someone who isn't a natural salesman it actually taught me the basics of selling by being put straight in at that deep end so came out having learnt that I could survive relatively well in that environment. To get further though would require more of a natural talent as the managers and trainers all read from the same 2 or 3 verse hymn sheet.
    1) Make more calls
    2) Be positive
    3) Make money


    You'll start on £18K for the first 3 months and even me who started billing relatively early didn't get paid enough to exist in London until 7 months in. There's a lot wrong with the sole of the place. I'm not bitter about any part of it as I made good money while I was there, fell away a bit and then left on my own terms. At no point was I asked to leave and have gone on to do very well in a different profession but I'd advise against joining the company as I was one of the lucky few. Most will be spat out without a second thought, not just grads either. Even since I left, a lot of people who were billing well and making good money have left. This is solely down to the managements approach and the company culture of demonising early finishes, holidays or not hitting call targets (this leads to 70-80% of employees having dead numbers to call which they can ring repeatedly or leave the phone off the hook in order to fabricate the call stats). The trainers will make you feel like you've made it if you join SO, and the managers will make it seem like there is no world outside of SO. Most days you'll be annoyed or frustrated about something, and at the end of the day you'll just be a cog in a machine that the CEO will be selling on in a few years. You're nothing more than a pebble on the road to someone else making a lot of money. Not you.

    If you're that good at selling over the phone, become a trader.

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    Don't have children.

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