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Nexen Reviews

Updated 29 January 2019
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Pros
  • "work life balance is amazi g, compressed work week, great place to launch a career" (in 16 reviews)

  • "Great compensation, still some great people left" (in 24 reviews)

Cons
  • "There's a lot of unexpected lay offs" (in 6 reviews)

  • "Low morale of workforce (after massive layoffs) and lack of vision for growth of Chinese owners" (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "good place to start"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Analyst in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Finance Analyst in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Nexen full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    work life balance is amazi g, compressed work week, great place to launch a career

    Cons

    Calgary is not a city for young folks.

    Advice to Management

    be more aggressive in your trading strategy.


  2. "Great Management with realistic vision"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nexen full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and a good open work culture.

    Cons

    Tie in with Beijing sometimes causes misdirection or unclear objectives.

  3. "Company needs to improve"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Nexen full-time

    Pros

    Most of the people you work with are great.

    Cons

    Constant threat of layoffs and increased work load. Consistently have to do more with less. Most, if not all, employees are fatigued and unhappy.


  4. "Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nexen full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance, compensation is great

    Cons

    limited career opportunities, limited expat work

    Advice to Management

    Great leadership


  5. "Nexen needs to improve"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Nexen full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Compensation
    Benefits
    Location
    Compressed work schedule
    Safety
    Work life balance

    Cons

    Culture
    Senior Management
    No promotions
    No raises
    Layoffs frequently
    No more gym

    Advice to Management

    Give more promotions or raises


  6. "Still learning to work under CNOOC"

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    Former Employee - Manager
    Former Employee - Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Nexen full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. People are skilled.

    Cons

    CNOOC is slow at making decisions.


  7. "Accounting Supervisor"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Nexen full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great compensation, still some great people left.

    Cons

    Layoffs ever 6 months, not a lot of opportunities for promotions. Moral is really bad, everyone is doing 4 to 5 jobs now.

  8. "I don't know what's keeping them in Canada"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Support Technician in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - IT Support Technician in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nexen (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good peer groups, friendly business attitude

    Cons

    high level decisions made in China


  9. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good Company to work for

    Cons

    They are currently downsizing so layoffs


  10. "Nexen production opps"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Operator in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Production Operator in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Nexen full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    2 and 2 rota, good work to free time ratio

    Cons

    Bonus scheme non exsistant. Not the best payers.