Imperial Oil FAQ

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23 English questions out of 23

January 21, 2019

What is the retirement plan like at Imperial Oil?

Pros

Competitive Pay, Benefits and retirement plan. Great scope of learning if you are a new comer.

Cons

Politics, too much blaming of each other, ranking system not the right way to gauge employees. Once you become experienced, can be stuck at the same role for many years.

Competitive Pay, Benefits and retirement plan.

January 21, 2019

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July 14, 2020

Does Imperial Oil have a pension plan?

Pros

Very stable job. Very good for people close to retirement. Good training opportunities when oil is booming. Good salary, pension and benefits. Very good safety culture.

Cons

Very competetive environment. Can get toxic and only promotes certain personality types. Not much opportunities for mining engineers outside kearl even though they say so. Ranking system promotes individualism rather than team effort. Everyone is busy beating their own drums whereas Kearl seems to underperform for years.

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Poor development plan, ranking should be eliminated, flat organization so hard to move up.

Good salary, pension and benefits.

July 14, 2020

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October 4, 2020

How are the career development opportunities at Imperial Oil?

Pros

Great benefits and career opportunities

Cons

Close mind mentality of some managers

Great benefits and career opportunities

October 4, 2020

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October 18, 2018

What kind of career opportunities exist at Imperial Oil?

Pros

Lot of experts in every field. Abundance of people and resources. Allow young and new grads opportunity for growth quickly

Cons

Bureaucratic organization. Many layers to management, sometimes unnecessary and slowing down work

Allow young and new grads opportunity for growth quickly

October 18, 2018

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June 7, 2018

Does Imperial Oil have any mentoring programs?

Pros

Lots of responsibility, leadership, and mentorship

Cons

Heavy workload, downtown main office.

Lots of responsibility, leadership, and mentorship

June 7, 2018

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