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Stable company to work in..

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
Current Employee - Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)

I have been working at ExxonMobil

Recommends
Recommends

Pros

Stable job and good potential career growth. in the company. Generally pays better than other industry. Promotes work life balance.

Cons

Every employee is ranked, which can be quite biased, depending on whether your boss favours you or not.. boring, mundane job, not much of a challenge.

Advice to Management

more overseas postings, instead of being stucked in the same work environment forever.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    A great place to be from

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Attorney in Houston, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Attorney in Houston, TX (US)

    I worked at ExxonMobil

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A great to place to get your first 2-5-10 years of experience, stellar quality of people, ethical, knowledgeable superviosrs, abundance of in-house knowledge and expertise in every area of the law and great willingness to mentor. In all, a perfect environement to learn proper client interaction etiquette and hone legal skills. A very professional atmosphere and a lot of autonomy early on in your career.

    Cons

    Plan on working 60+ hour weeks, with work days stretching across global time zones. Lots of lateral movement and cross-training with few opportunities for upward movement. Couple that with zero bonuses and modest, mostly inflation-based raises.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing says "we aprpeciate you" like a good year end bonus.

  2. Long term career if you're a very patient individual

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    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Curitiba (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Curitiba (Brazil)

    I have been working at ExxonMobil

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    -> Huge company
    -> Lots of ares to sneak around
    -> Good environment
    -> Competitive salary

    Cons

    -> TOO many procedures and controls that unable initiatives to grow and develop
    -> Everything happen SOOO slowly
    -> So many controls, Best practices, etc make it VERY confusing even for a old employee
    -> Perceptive lack of fairness regarding promotions, salary policies, etc
    -> It will blind you out for the market. You get stuck inside and stop following the outside rythm
    -> Many many incompetent managers and supervisors

    Advice to Management

    -> Retire the most of the useless paperwork
    -> Study in order to become more competent and capable to manage

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