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Updated 17 April, 2019
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  1. Featured Review

    "Shell cares!"

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

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

    Pros

    Competitive salary and bonus package, company cares about its people, company cares for the environment, my boss is flexible, pragmatic and honest, allows flexibility where the job permits (i.e. work from home), very strong ethics policy

    Cons

    can be slow to make decisions


  2. "Retail"

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

    I worked at Shell full-time

    Pros

    Working at Shell provides the opportunity to look and search for your skills, and then maximise on your capabilities and share it with others.

    Cons

    While working for a global organization has many benefits it also at times looses touch with human factor.

  3. "Good"

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

    I have been working at Shell full-time

    Pros

    Good staff and nice friends

    Cons

    Not much support but good learning environment


  4. "Finance Op Work"

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

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

    Pros

    - Great Team! genuine concern for growth and health
    - Advocacy for Health and Safety are important even for employees working in the office
    - Benefits are just awesome! Lots of incentives for just doing a great job
    - Supportive colleagues and work-life balance
    - Counseling opportunities

    Cons

    A lot of movements within the org and so dynamic given the trends in the industry

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  5. "Value, Respect, Integrity, Diverse...I could go on and on"

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

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

    Pros

    Supportive management
    A Country Chair that "shows up" and cares...walks the talk!
    Flexible working environment
    Awesome benefits
    Purpose-Driven career
    New Energies!

    Cons

    Offshoring of roles to shared service centres

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing


  6. "Data Analyst"

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    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 5 years)

    Pros

    Great culture, great benefits and work life balance

    Cons

    Economy is horrible so Constant Layoffs


  7. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Shell full-time

    Pros

    Organized, good work processes, good work environment

    Cons

    Slow decision making, too many reorganizations

  8. "Great Company"

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

    I worked at Shell part-time

    Pros

    Good work environment, focus on development, good work-life balance

    Cons

    some HR policies, maintaining good talent


  9. "Good development in country"

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    Current Employee - Advisor in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Advisor in Calgary, AB
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good strategy and well positioned for ESG

    Cons

    Limited career opportunities for non-hub locations

    Advice to Management

    Facilitate better staff development internationally or virtually


  10. "IT Landscape Manager"

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

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

    Pros

    Global working; world-class peers; challenging, exciting problems to solve

    Cons

    From approximately 2016, IT was delivered from centralized locations that limited careeer advancement outside those locations.