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Imperial Oil Reviews

Updated Jun 30, 2019

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Imperial Oil CEO Rich Kruger
Rich Kruger
75 Ratings
Pros
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  • "Sometimes too much work - work life balance issues(in 22 reviews)

  • "ancient and demeaning ranking system where Employees are pit against(in 19 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (1)

    "Decide if you want to be all in"

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

    I have been working at Imperial Oil full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    - Attractive total compensation package - Focus on safety - Beautiful Calgary campus with great amenities

    Cons

    - No work life balance depending on role - lots of sacrifices. - Very competitive - Not nimble/agile when it comes to change

    Advice to Management

    Allow middle managers the time to manage employees vs. once a year during the mandatory review process.

    Imperial Oil2018-12-16
  2. "Project Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Imperial Oil full-time

    Pros

    Challenging opportunities, empowerment, many development opportunities based on performance

    Cons

    Company needs to fully embrace cultural changes

    Imperial Oil2019-03-10
  3. "Seeking information"

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    Former Employee - Journeyman Plumber in Sarnia, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Imperial Oil full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits, good training, good safety practices

    Cons

    Difficulty finding information on retirement benefits

    Imperial Oil2019-06-30
  4. "Great Job!"

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

    I have been working at Imperial Oil full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Benefits package, flex schedule, challenging roles, structured and steady as it's fully integrated!

    Cons

    workload can be too overwhelming, need more training for new supervisors

    Advice to Management

    Imperial is a great company! Share more with the public the fun stuff we do here and career development!

    Imperial Oil2019-06-20
  5. "Lots of great people and opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Manager 
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Imperial Oil full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The people, the challenging work, great spaces in Calgary

    Cons

    Relationship with ExxonMobil can be tough at times; it’s a big company with matrix org design, so navigating that can be tough sometimes

    Imperial Oil2019-06-07
  6. "Normal"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Winnipeg, MB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Imperial Oil part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Socialize lots - Repeat customers are fun

    Cons

    - No room to move up.

    Imperial Oil2019-06-01
  7. "Project Manager"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Imperial Oil full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Well structured Long term career possibilities

    Cons

    Less agile to adapt to change

    Imperial Oil2019-03-16
  8. "Review Title"

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

    I worked at Imperial Oil full-time

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    No job description or direction

    Imperial Oil2019-02-23
  9. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Office Administrator in Edmonton, AB
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Imperial Oil full-time

    Pros

    -opportunity for advancement -work/life balance -great overall salary and benefits package

    Cons

    -Slow pace advancements -managers manage employees career, with little to no input from the employee -drama in the work place and very little corrective action for poor behaviour. -outdated ranking system

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees more and follow industry practices in relation to career advancements. Be more diligent in following through, in regards to corrective action for poor performing and behaving employees.

    Imperial Oil2019-02-15
  10. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Imperial Oil full-time

    Pros

    Great safety look out for there people

    Cons

    Very expensive safety not sure if it’s all worth it

    Imperial Oil2019-02-25
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