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BP Reviews

Updated 15 June, 2018
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  1. "IST Analyst Roles"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BP full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits
    Nurturing environment
    Great place to learn

    Cons

    Lack of work-life balance
    Not a lot of opportunity for mobility
    Daily reporting got to be a grind
    Lots of turnover in certain roles


  2. "Electrician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at BP full-time

    Pros

    Smart people to work wijh

    Cons

    Hours can be a little long

    Advice to Management

    None that I can think of

  3. "IT"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    development, mentorship , good environment to work in

    Cons

    overtime work, some times it gets stressful


  4. "BP Canada"

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    Former Employee - IT Manager in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - IT Manager in Calgary, AB
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    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, very progressive culture. Very diverse workforce from all over the world.

    Cons

    Limited leadership quality, very hit and miss. Very bureaucratic and paternal at times.

    Advice to Management

    Delegate more often - there are many talented people not being fully engaged.


  5. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Structural Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Structural Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BP (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Earning potential
    Vacation
    Eduacation allowances
    Great work environment
    Lots of opportunity for growth
    Highly qualified managers and upper management
    Senior leadership is engaged

    Cons

    There are always going to be certain personalities that you dont get on with but even then people try to maintain a professional work attitude

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the effort you are making for your staff in these times a little goes a long way for moral.


  6. "The Best Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BP full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment with flexibility to have a good balance with personal life, training program is very comprehensive and great opportunities to develop your career

    Cons

    They accelerate your career but then they don't have a position for your next role

    Advice to Management

    change the strategy to increase presence in places like Canada


  7. "OH&S ADMINISTRATION"

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    Former Employee - OH&S ADMINISTRATION in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - OH&S ADMINISTRATION in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BP (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance, wages, benefits

    Cons

    It did not last

  8. "Facility Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at BP full-time

    Pros

    Great training and experience

    Cons

    Was sold due to spill in the gulf


  9. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BP full-time

    Pros

    Great company culture, offers good number of flex days, compensation package is competitive, opportunity for a variety of work and exposure to different projects.

    Cons

    Recent economic downturn has resulted in world wide reductions in staff but local managers have done their best to not have that result in increased work load for remaining staff, instead focusing on high value work.

    Advice to Management

    From my experience, management has always done an excellent job of doing whats best for the company without compromising what is good for the employees.


  10. "Great training and opportunities if you'll drink the koolaid"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BP full-time

    Pros

    -Awesome new grad program (until 2014 when it was pared back)
    -Excellent opportunities to work on world class projects

    Cons

    -Difficult to gain responsibility
    -Managed out of Houston/London
    -Huge company, you are but a number that can be cut

    Advice to Management

    Be honest about how things are going. Don't hide that layoffs are occuring


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