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Updated 20 February, 2018
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  • Long working hours (bad work life balance) (in 91 reviews)

  • It is a big company so decision making can be slow at times (in 133 reviews)

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  1. "Great employer if you are looking to develop to your full potential"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Team Lead in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Engineering Team Lead in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Structured development program, lots of high quality training, excellent people. Good working culture, authentic focus on safety. Benefits, salary probably average for industry.

    Cons

    Big company: lots of opportunities, but sometimes working in silos. Heavy processes.


  2. "IT Business Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Shell full-time

    Pros

    Good work-life balance.
    I enjoyed working for the company

    Cons

    further support for personal development

    Advice to Management

    none


  3. "supervisor"

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

    I worked at Shell full-time

    Pros

    shell is good employer I experienced

    Cons

    no cons of shell I experienced


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  5. "Shell"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shell full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Large company with global reach, numerous opportunities and competitive benefits.

    Cons

    Highly matrix-ed organization. Slow decision making and risk averse.

    Advice to Management

    Simplify organization and empower global talent.


  6. "Great people. Fantastic place to work."

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

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

    Pros

    Fantastic people. Value work life balance and people development. Very good compensation.

    Cons

    Limited exposure to the benefits of a global company in Canada. To many people leads to complicated processes.

    Advice to Management

    Lean out the organization.


  7. "assistant manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good work environment for everyone

    Cons

    too much busy place always


  8. "OK"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life Balance, Flex days

    Cons

    Political organization, Slow career progression and lots of uncertainty


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Good to you in the good times"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Shell full-time

    Pros

    -Training
    -Career development
    -Diversity & Inclusiveness support
    -Integrated world-wide networking opportunity

    Cons

    -Awful team environment - everyone for themselves
    -Favoritism & unfair year-end review process
    -Constant job musical chair process; no stability whatsoever
    -too much of a global sweat shop

    Advice to Management

    -Less global - more local
    -if you're gonna cut people - just do it already! enough with the musical chair process!


  10. "It was ok"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier
    Recommends

    I have been working at Shell full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible in terms of work schedule

    Cons

    salary was minimum wage not enough


  11. "Short Review to meet five word minimum"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Shell full-time

    Pros

    Salary and benefits were fine

    Cons

    Poor management, duplicitous and obvious favouritism


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