ExxonMobil Employee Reviews about "ranking system"
65% would recommend to a friend
(170 total reviews)
58% approve of CEO
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- "Good benefits such as bonuses and health" (in 634 reviews)
- "Good pay and ability to move up" (in 483 reviews)
- "Great for people who enjoy structured environment and established procedures (ie military)." (in 463 reviews)
- "good Salary Location is fine" (in 396 reviews)
- "Work life balance and good for family" (in 275 reviews)
- "Poor management and ranking system" (in 319 reviews)
- "Management promotes a toxic culture" (in 226 reviews)
- "Bad managers who just follows the system or rules to manage its people." (in 124 reviews)
- "Long hours and sometimes get slated into roles you have little interest in due to someone quitting even when expressed areas of interest" (in 99 reviews)
- "inexperience of immediate supervisors and lack of focus" (in 69 reviews)
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Updated 3 Dec 2023
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- 1.07 Apr 2023IT Product OwnerFormer Employee, more than 10 yearsBuenos Aires
I think it’s so badly managed, it’s hard for me to find positives.
1) Lack of remote work, it’s all 5 days in the office, 2) Extremely poor implementation of Agility, they use a waterfall framework called SAFe. Anti agile. 3) extremely political and toxic environment due to a ranking system in which employees are pitted against each other. Salary increases depend on the result of ranking. Extremely toxic. 4) bad managers promoted, based on friendship or loyalty rather than merit. 5) if you are in IT, this is NOT an IT company and your skills will stall. Avoid!1
- 5.012 Sept 2015TechnologistFormer Employee, more than 10 years
Company rewards hard work and tenacity. Strong work ethic with emphasis on technology as a key competitive advantage. Regretted attrition of employees is very low. Very strong safety culture - No one gets hurt.
Hierarchical, methodical, slow. Employees are subjected to annual rating and ranking system tar force ranks them against their peers.
- 5.014 Jan 2015EngineerCurrent Employee, more than 10 years
Excellent total compensation and benefits, especially when you consider pension, 401K, disability and life insurance, vacation, personal time, and tuition reimbursement. Challenging technical work. A very conservative and safe company. Many career opportunities.
The ranking system unjustly limits annual salary increases and opportunities for older and more experienced workers. They are more deserving. Also, most people rotate in and out of assignments about every three years, and this creates a lot of uncertainty and a lack of accountability.
- 2.05 Aug 2020Anonymous EmployeeFormer Employee, more than 3 yearsBeaumont, TX
Insurances and pay are nice.
Work life balance does not exist. Managers are very disconnected from their direct reports. The ranking system is very political and cut throat. It all comes down to how willing your supervisor is to go up to bat for you. One bad supervisor and your career can take a very large hit even to the point of losing your job. Accomplishments mean nothing if you do not use the correct buzz words or suck up to management.1
- 4.08 Oct 2021ProcurementFormer Employee, more than 5 yearsTampines New Town,
- Good pay and bonus - Good welfare
- Force ranking is not a good system as even good people will be ranked bottom.
- 3.020 Oct 2021Data Analyst/Data ScientistCurrent EmployeeKuala Lumpur
Good learning opportunity Good career growth Good stepping stone
Have a lot of night meeting Overloaded with work New ranking system was pressure and hard to maintain No job security
- 2.019 Oct 2015Process EngineerFormer Employee, less than 1 yearBeaumont, TX
- You get paid very well - You can usually stay employed there for life if you want to and are competent in your job - The medial and 401k benefits are hard to beat.
- Very hostile workplace culture. The ranking system for engineers makes everyone very competitive and unwilling to assist their coworkers. - Your coworkers don't feel 'like family'. People don't look out for each other. - You are expected to work ridiculous hours in most engineering positions. If you have endeavors outside of work that take up significant amounts of time, this isn't the company for you.13
- 2.026 Oct 2021EngineerFormer Employee, more than 3 yearsHouston, TX
culture of high integrity. very competent and smart people who gets things done. great pay and prestige. great Employee Resource group. safety first.
the force ranking system creates bad incentives and penalize employees who have a bad year. It also forces people to be the same assertive, A-type personality to climb the ranking. It is also used unfairly to lay people off without calling it a layoff. No work life balance. I quote from a former supervisor 'ExxonMobil load up your plate to 120%, and you have to decide is most important to get done'. For me that often means stay in the office after hours to catch up. My decision to say no and leave the office at 4 to have more time with the family did not help my ranking.1
- 5.07 Aug 2014Anonymous EmployeeFormer Employee, more than 10 years
Stable, well established large corporation. Compensation well above average.
Employee ranking system can be demotivating unless you are regularly in the top 20% in performance. That too often equates to 80% feeling undervalued, under appreciated.
- 4.018 Feb 2014Applications EngineerCurrent Employee
Stable company and solid management .... Will be around for years ... High flyers get compensated very well
Lack of transparency for internal jobs ... Forced ranking system .... Everybody is trying to be the next CEO