Exxon Mobil
3.5 of 5 370 reviews
www.exxonmobil.com Irving, TX 5000+ Employees

Exxon Mobil Reviews

Updated Apr 17, 2014
Exxon Mobil – US – “OFFICE”

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3.5 370 reviews

                             

90% Approve of the CEO

Exxon Mobil Chairman and CEO Rex W. Tillerson

Rex W. Tillerson

(199 ratings)

71% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Great work/life balance outside of month-end close"
    in 21 reviews
  • "Excellent pay and benefits, including pension"
    in 13 reviews
Cons:
  • "This can be a good thing, but not when you desire a strong work/life balance"
    in 18 reviews
  • "Too much subjectivity and forced ranking system for employee assessment"
    in 38 reviews
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Friendly co-workers and manager.

Customer Service/Cashier (Former Employee)
Kaplan, LA (US)

I worked at Exxon Mobil full-time for less than a year

ProsThey are very helpful in helping you to understand how to get the job done. Friendly and fun environment.

ConsThe possibility of disgruntled customers every once and a while.

Advice to Senior ManagementManager was very friendly and answered any questions you may have.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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It was a great experience

Procurement Assistant (Former Employee)
Singapore (Singapore)

I worked at Exxon Mobil as an intern for less than a year

ProsThe company is big and the working environment is excellent. There are lots of opportunities to work with people form all kinds of background. The exposure as an intern is really fruitful.

ConsWorkload is pretty heavy and time management will be a challenge all the time.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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The work culture is really great

Maintenance Engineer (Former Employee)
Singapore (Singapore)

I worked at Exxon Mobil as an intern for less than a year

ProsThe work and experience is the greatest as the job scope revolves around working with the different departments and thus gaining a lot of knowledge.

ConsThe work place is at Jurong Island. though the transport facilities is provided by the company, the buses and the interchange is often a tough job.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Maintenance Engineer (Current Employee)
Baton Rouge, LA (US)

I have been working at Exxon Mobil full-time for more than 3 years

ProsSalary is great. Work days are different each day with new challenges. Flexible schedule as long as you are taking care of your business I think is a fair

ConsMany negative people that love talking about conspiracies and how others are unfairly getting promoted. Spend more time doing this than working.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe transparent and give low performers the closer they so desperately need.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great balance

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Exxon Mobil full-time

ProsCulture is great
much to learn from others

ConsPromotions are too difficult, strutured system

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Best place to start a career

Field Engineer (Former Employee)
Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)

I worked at Exxon Mobil full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe wide range of experienced field engineers allowed me to fit in and learn right away. Was not worried by my more experienced co-workers, they really looked out for me.

ConsExxon is a major player in the industry now and will be so in the future. Must be able to give the time and effort if you want to move up. I choose my family when we had our first child and left to stay closer to home. Will try to go back later if possible.

Advice to Senior ManagementNo advice. Loved the way management made things so clear.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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No surprises. What you expect is what you get from a large company.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Houston, TX (US)

I have been working at Exxon Mobil full-time for more than 8 years

ProsStability in income. Great benefits. Good group of people to work with, mostly nice people. Risk averse, lot of layers of management makes sure that the project that is eventually done is a project that is worth doing.

ConsLarge company that moves slowly. Lot of layers of management. Few people working and lot of people taking credit for their work. Painful to get projects done.

Advice to Senior ManagementCut the fat in middle management. Senior management has some really good ideas that if implemented would make this company even greater. The ideas eerily resemble what the working class level people want to do and think is great. However, the middle management acts as a shock absorber leaving it difficult for any change to happen.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Autonomy is great; very bureaucratic; pay and benefits are excellent

Attorney (Current Employee)
Houston, TX (US)

I have been working at Exxon Mobil full-time for more than 10 years

ProsProfessionals are given freedom to do their jobs without interference; very dynamic pace; exposure to issues you'll not see anywhere else; pay and benefits are excellent

ConsMany in management need to work on their people skills (a good technician isn't necessarily cut out to manage a staff)

Advice to Senior ManagementThin staffing is a frequent challenge

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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For those who love formality and processes.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Exxon Mobil full-time

ProsThis is a great company for someone who is right out of grad school. The salary and benefits are excellent and you will pay of those student loans in no time.

ConsThere is no work life balance. It is a very fast-paced, formal, structured, process and guideline heavy environment.

The rating and ranking process is brutal and destroys employee morale.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Internship in Exxon Mobil

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Exxon Mobil as an intern

ProsGreat culture and good environment, work with the best

Consextremely competitive environment, long working hours

Advice to Senior Managementgive more projects to interns

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