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If you're a self starter and don't require structure you can learn parts of your trade at McDermott

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at McDermott

Pros

Opportunities for growth, inter-company transfer.

Cons

Inconsistent management communication and sentiment.

No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Nice people but terrible management which is causing everybody to work in fear.

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    Former Employee - Management
    Former Employee - Management

    I worked at McDermott

    Pros

    Competitive pay package with comprehensive benefit package. International reputable contractor with a long history and track record.

    Cons

    Exceptional high turn over for new starters
    Bully style management
    Fear culture
    Lack of trrust in their people
    Good old marine boys culture
    Lack of innovation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management should realize the importance of people and using effective management styles to get the best out of the organization. Just applying fear does not work, neither using outdated Jack Welch practices and fire 10% of the people. Quality of leadership goes a long way, just promoting young guys will not give this company the reforms it needs to remain competitive.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    A mis-managed design firm.

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    Former Employee - Associate in Greenwood Village, Arapahoe, CO (US)
    Former Employee - Associate in Greenwood Village, Arapahoe, CO (US)

    I worked at McDermott

    Pros

    my coworkers were wonderful, i had lots of exposure to local government agencies, i had lots of exposure to local contractors

    Cons

    they mislead me when hired regarding advancement and salary. they gave me a raise and had to rescind it within a month due to mismanaged funds.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    support the talent in your organization and be open about the company's situation before dire decisions are made. trust your employees to do what they do best.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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