ExxonMobil Reviews

Updated 19 October 2014
Updated 19 October 2014
676 Reviews
3.6
676 Reviews
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ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex W. Tillerson
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work-life balance supported by management in a meaningful way (in 40 reviews)

  • The pay and benefits are great as it is big oil (in 19 reviews)


Cons
  • This can be a good thing, but not when you desire a strong work/life balance (in 36 reviews)

  • Ranking system is flawed because hard work is not taken into account (in 64 reviews)

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  1.  

    Interesting working with exxon

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ExxonMobil

    Pros

    It was a nice experience being included to Exxon Family. Its the best time of my life.

    Cons

    It was a nice experience being included to Exxon Family. Its the best time of my life.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It was a nice experience being included to Exxon Family. Its the best time of my life.

  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Endless Opportunities, great career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Bangalore

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Worldwide operations
    - Opportunity at each/all levels
    - Fare upbringing process

    Cons

    - Have to demonstrate consistency in performance
    - Need a lot of patience

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Excellent company full of hard-working, intelligent, and diligent people.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Process Contact Engineer in Beaumont, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Process Contact Engineer in Beaumont, TX (US)

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Extremely focused on safety. Great environment. Supportive. Excellent benefits.

    Cons

    High expectations for all employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Stable corporation that takes good care of you.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Baytown, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Baytown, TX (US)

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time

    Pros

    Choose your career path. Compensation is very competitive. High performance is rewarded handsomely. Some positions allow you to create your own work.

    Cons

    Forced ranking system. Some positions carry a lot of stress and long working hours; weekends and nights occasionally. Some employees get by on how well they are liked instead of performance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Rethink the comp time vs. overtime policy. Could push hard working employees into the arms of a competitor.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Process Engineering Internship

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ExxonMobil

    Pros

    Relatively good pay for internships locally. Great opportunity to learn about downstream refining processes and learning how to use software and tools to optimize setups

    Cons

    Location is extremely far and time consuming to get to. Company has quite a lot of red tape, probably since the occurrence of the Valdez incident. Took me about 4 hours to travel each day!

  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    Intern

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in Fairfax, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Intern in Fairfax, VA (US)

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great company. Great intern experience, they pay very well for interns and even better for full time. Very flexible with your interest, at least for internship

    Cons

    Ranking is weird, not talked about alot as an intern. Lots of interns, feeling of competition for full time jobs. Even interns work long hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have less

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to work!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ExxonMobil as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good benefit, projects, competitive nature, training, looks good on resume and career builder. Work-life balance supported by management in a meaningful way. Good pay, interesting work, intelligent colleagues, multicultural environment

    Cons

    Conservative, lack of work/life balance, feels pressure all the time. Though the workforce is diverse, most managers and executives are white, Anglo men. That sends a negative signal to your worldwide personnel as to their prospects at the company and probably hurts performance at the top.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great company if you get to the right start.

    • Work/Life Balance
    Current Employee - Warehouse Operator in Beaumont, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Warehouse Operator in Beaumont, TX (US)

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits. 401k is 7 percent match. Pay is great for process operators.

    Cons

    Overtime is mandatory. Average 950 hours of OT a year. No time off.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more people and stop being greedy with funds.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Baton Rouge, LA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Baton Rouge, LA (US)

    I have been working at ExxonMobil full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and great pay

    Cons

    Must be highly motivated in order to succeed

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue with mentoring

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Stability and good ranking system

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ExxonMobil

    Pros

    People are great there, managers are usually well prepared and you can work in whatever area you like if you do a good job.

    Cons

    It is hard to get experienced in one single area and a lot of people are preferred to the bosses when getting opportunities or being listened to.

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