TOTAL Reviews

Updated Jan 23, 2021

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3.9
80%
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TOTAL CEO Patrick Pouyanné
Patrick Pouyanné
528 Ratings
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  • "Still too Paris-centric with French nationals in most key positions(in 81 reviews)

  • "Good Culture , work life balance(in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Project Engineer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at TOTAL full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Place to work, thoroughly satisfying

    Cons

    Internal politics is killing. Stay off it.

  2. "Challenging, Inspiring and Rewarding"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Drilling Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Compensation, Multicultural, Multinational, Performance-Minded and Socially Responsible

    Cons

    You may want to learn French to grow faster


  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Ancaster, ON

    I have been working at TOTAL full-time

    Pros

    Work-life balance and a great place to work

    Cons

    Slow growth in-terms of career development

  4. "Good for experience"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Operation 

    I worked at TOTAL full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - Knowledge - Experience - Well known oil company

    Cons

    - Remuneration - Growth opportunities - Work life balance

  5. "Good Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Control Room Shift Supervisor in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at TOTAL full-time

    Pros

    Good pay in the country at the moment

    Cons

    Slow progression in employee career

  6. "Working at Total"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Reservoir Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TOTAL full-time

    Pros

    TOTAL is a responsible major IOC

    Cons

    Reduced ease of mobility between affiliates

  7. "Great company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Production Engineer in Calgary, AB

    I worked at TOTAL full-time

    Pros

    Great opportunities to grow in career

    Cons

    Needs to improve strategy innovation

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Total"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance and Compliance Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at TOTAL full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Salary - Big company advantages

    Cons

    - Management poorly skilled - Lack of Career Opportunities

  9. "Great company benefits and wage, poor management"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Accountant 
    Recommends

    I worked at TOTAL full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Amazing company benefits, and competitive salary

    Cons

    If you're not from France, you're pretty much never going to move up in the company

  10. "Great Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Territory Sales Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TOTAL full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Large Company that is a world leader in Energy Great 1st level and Senior Management Great products

    Cons

    Growth is rapid so there are growing pains like you would expect

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