Shell Reviews

Updated 3 Aug 2020

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4.0
80%
Recommend to a Friend
93%
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Shell CEO Ben van Beurden
Ben van Beurden
1,689 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good Working Environment and Nice people(in 287 reviews)

  • "Good pay structure better than most company's for this job role(in 204 reviews)

Cons
  • "almost no work life balance no family time(in 131 reviews)

  • "There are no cons associated with Shell(in 77 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shell full-time

    Pros

    Huge opportunity for the right candidates, just have to make it happen by inter company networking and all that

    Cons

    Too many young graduates who behave like they are the CEO

  2. "Engineering manager"

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

    I worked at Shell full-time

    Pros

    Terms were good, well treated

    Cons

    Too much travel abroad expected


  3. "Decent Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Shell full-time

    Pros

    They pay well and have flexible working

    Cons

    Feel guilty about ruining the planet

  4. "Good company but limited career progression in certain fields"

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

    I have been working at Shell full-time

    Pros

    good salary and perks, good experience and exposure

    Cons

    limited progression for mid career experienced hires

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  5. "Project Manager"

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

    I have been working at Shell full-time

    Pros

    Technology driven One of the biggest companies in Brazil Good career plan

    Cons

    Company was going through huge rearrangement Disorganized HR

  6. "Mechanical engineer"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Shell full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work for

    Cons

    Long working hours very busy

  7. "Shambolic and disheartening"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     in Bellanaboy Bridge
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Shell

    Pros

    The current shift roster and the fact it is easy to get home if needed. There really isn't much else.

    Cons

    Putting up with incompetence at every level of supervision having people filling positions with no relevant experience. When there is a problem, which happens on a regular basis, then the answer is usually nothing that adds any value only more heartache to the downtrodden employee.

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  8. "Good employer, but a lifetime career no longer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shell full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Trusting, generally caring, decent T&C, offers good opportunity and stretch, chance to travel and take diverse roles within the organisation

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, political, sometimes superficial. Doesn't learn from its mistakes. More chiefs than Indians. Lots of restructuring.

  9. "Comply, Intervene and Respect"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Third Engineer Officer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shell full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Best Safety Culture, Good Salary, Employee Perks at its best, Open Culture, Employee Retention, Paid Study Leave, No Gender inequality, No hierarchy

    Cons

    Less shore based positions for Juniors.

  10. "Very good place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Safety Engineer in Lagos
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Strong Safety culture in the company

    Cons

    Contractors are looked down upon

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