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Updated 21 September, 2018
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  • "Work Life Balance (Depending on Business Entity)" (in 95 reviews)

  • "huge organization leading to slow decision making" (in 148 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Respectable company which puts people first."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mine Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Mine Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shell full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Employee focused, provides many opportunities for career development. Higher than industry average salary, benefits and company paid vacations.

    Cons

    There is no downside of this company.


  2. "Reservoir Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Shell full-time

    Pros

    Good salary and benifit from the work

    Cons

    Hard working hours for drilling engineers

  3. "Project Planner"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Shell full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working hours for Staff

    Cons

    Lots of changes in the company
    Reductions


  4. "Sales associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Delta, BC
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Delta, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shell part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It is easy to apply

    Cons

    Do not see a career path


  5. "engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shell (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    New technology upgrades will give you more opportunity to learn

    Cons

    critical timelines and poor management

    Advice to Management

    more training


  6. "Awesome"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Shell full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, Benefits, Benefits and Multicultural

    Cons

    Competitive, but you are rewarded for your hard work


  7. "Project Engineer"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shell full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Relaxed working environment. respect to the staff, employees and their life. Safety first attitude sometimes to an unnecessary level

    Cons

    Lack of job security, Politics in everything. non-transparent performance appraisal

  8. "Great place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great people great place positive environment

    Cons

    Long hours lots of travel


  9. "small full service"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Shell full-time

    Pros

    fun place to work for the summer when younger

    Cons

    some of the other coworkers


  10. "Electrical Engineering Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineering Manager in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineering Manager in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent Company Values
    Promotes Diversity & Inclusion
    Provide excellent opportunities for Employee Growth
    Invests in employee development

    Cons

    Very Complex Processes & failure to tweak/adjust global processes across the globe

    Advice to Management

    If Shell can simplify their framework & processes it would make the business efficient & profitable.


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