Spencer Ogden Jobs & Careers in Aberdeen, Scotland

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16 days ago

Senior Engineer - Pigging & Pipeline

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland

My client have an excellent track record of delivering expert engineering and project management services to the onshore and offshore upstream oil… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Chemical Engineer

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland

include, but not limited to: •Prepare and review engineering proposals, studies, reports and other technical documentation •Assist in developing… Glassdoor

12 days ago

Assistant Driller

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland

If you are available and interested then Spencer Ogden would love to hear from you. For more information about this role please contact our Aberdeen… Glassdoor

20 days ago

QHSE Advisor - Design & Manufacture

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland

APPLY NOW with an up to date CV for more information. For more information about this specific role please contact our Glasgow… Glassdoor

9 days ago

Principal Geophysicist- E&P Company

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland

-Recommend seismic acquisition, processing/re-processing and special geophysical studies as required. Supervise these projects and provide… Glassdoor

13 days ago

QC Inspector

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland

Progress Work Orders to providing data for QC Manager Gauging and Radiographic Interpretation Recording of Defects Supporting QC Welding… Glassdoor

13 days ago

DP Instructor - Permanent

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland

For more information apply ASAP with an up to date CV. For more information about this specific role please contact our Glasgow… Glassdoor

21 days ago

Electronic Team Lead

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland

Design and engineering input on new product developments Electronics design – both analogue & digital PCB design for products including… Glassdoor

6 days ago

Electronics Field Service Engineer - Marine - Permanent - UK - UK

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland

APPLY NOW with an up to date CV for more information.For more information about this specific role please contact our Glasgow… Glassdoor

16 days ago

ROV Sales Manager

Spencer Ogden Aberdeen, Scotland

The ideal candidate will be ambitious and motivated with natural sales ability. You will be responsible for implementing an aggressive growth… Glassdoor

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    One dimensional, mass cold-calling approach to business

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    Former Employee - Recruitment Consultant in London, England
    Former Employee - Recruitment Consultant in London, England

    I worked at Spencer Ogden full-time (more than an year)


    I was there for over a year and a half. Came out having made some good friends and a bit of money. As someone who isn't a natural salesman it actually taught me the basics of selling by being put straight in at that deep end so came out having learnt that I could survive relatively well in that environment. To get further though would require more of a natural talent as the managers and trainers all read from the same 2 or 3 verse hymn sheet.
    1) Make more calls
    2) Be positive
    3) Make money


    You'll start on £18K for the first 3 months and even me who started billing relatively early didn't get paid enough to exist in London until 7 months in. There's a lot wrong with the sole of the place. I'm not bitter about any part of it as I made good money while I was there, fell away a bit and then left on my own terms. At no point was I asked to leave and have gone on to do very well in a different profession but I'd advise against joining the company as I was one of the lucky few. Most will be spat out without a second thought, not just grads either. Even since I left, a lot of people who were billing well and making good money have left. This is solely down to the managements approach and the company culture of demonising early finishes, holidays or not hitting call targets (this leads to 70-80% of employees having dead numbers to call which they can ring repeatedly or leave the phone off the hook in order to fabricate the call stats). The trainers will make you feel like you've made it if you join SO, and the managers will make it seem like there is no world outside of SO. Most days you'll be annoyed or frustrated about something, and at the end of the day you'll just be a cog in a machine that the CEO will be selling on in a few years. You're nothing more than a pebble on the road to someone else making a lot of money. Not you.

    If you're that good at selling over the phone, become a trader.

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    Don't have children.

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