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Updated 16 Dec 2019

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  1. "Good Well Balanced Employer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Concept Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible, Diverse, Lots of opportunity if you know where to look

    Cons

    Process Driven, Slow Decision Making, Slow to adopt to innovative thinking, can be silo'd at times

    Advice to Management

    Streamline processes

    Shell2019-12-16
  2. "Working at Shell India"

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

    I have been working at Shell full-time

    Pros

    Good Work Life Balance Good Salary Low Micromanagement Flat Hierarchy

    Cons

    Bureaucratic Organization Slow Decision Making

    Shell2019-12-12
  3. "Great all round company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Upper quartile salaries for most skillpools, leading benefits, reasonable WLB.

    Cons

    Can be overly large and bureaucratic with slow decision-making and a culture that takes time to get used to.

    Shell2019-11-03
  4. "HR Manager"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Singapore

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

    Pros

    Great, caring and inclusive employer

    Cons

    Slow in decision making - wants to make everyone happy

    Shell2019-11-03
  5. "Great working environment with many opportunities to develop your career"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Many opportunities to develop your career in varied functions and regions. Development and welfare of employees is a core value of the business Good working environment

    Cons

    Decision making can be slow.

    Shell2019-10-15
  6. "Senior Technologist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shell full-time

    Pros

    Competitive benefits, real focus on safety and goal zero, visionary CEO, diversity and inclusion

    Cons

    Slow consensus based decision making

    Shell2019-10-07
  7. "SHELL - Corporate Social Responsibility Champion"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Port Harcourt
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Exciting multinational work teams and local/global projects Competitive short and long term compensation structure/options Excellent talent pipeline development Very good community and stakeholder relationship management

    Cons

    Large organisation; slows down speed of response and decision making

    Advice to Management

    Decentralize organisation; give more autonomy and decision-making power to local and country business units

    Shell2019-09-24
  8. "Not How It Used To Be"

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    Current Employee - Business Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shell full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    - Pension scheme - Work/life balance & flexible working - Variety of opportunities

    Cons

    - Salaries being suppressed (job grades being lowered) - Overly process oriented and bureaucratic - Slow decision making and risk-averse - Managers more interested in protecting own careers than delivering results - Limited career management - Career progression and performance reviews based on sponsorship/profile rather than results delivery

    Shell2019-08-29
  9. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Head of Customer Experience in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shell full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great culture, people and ability to explore many different roles under one roof

    Cons

    Very conservative and consensus culture means speed of decision making is not the best.

    Shell2019-08-13
  10. "A great global company to work in"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shell full-time

    Pros

    Truly global footprint; strong compliance and safety culture mindset; work/life balance; respect to people; good compensation and benefits

    Cons

    Too conservative and risk averse in decision making; matrix organisation makes process long and slow; too much "process consistencies"these days.

    Shell2019-07-30
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