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Engineering Intern

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Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Calgary, AB (Canada)
Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Calgary, AB (Canada)

I worked at Imperial Oil as an intern (more than an year)

Pros

Working with some of the best and brightest engineers in the oil and gas industry.

Cons

Work life balance is challenged in the company.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Human resources skills need improvement in regard to career development.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    NOT A PEOPLE ORIENTED COMPANY

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Imperial Oil full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good cafeteria serves descent lightly subsidized meals
    On site gym (not free)
    Credit Union
    Pension plan
    Involved with the Calgary Corporate Challenge and United Way Campaigns
    Some of the long time employees and managers are amazing
    Almost impossible to get fired
    Good career change potential
    Training (Not all departments)
    Work life balance (only select departments)

    Cons

    Low coverage rates for benefits in comparison to other O&G companies
    Benefits are hard to claim
    HR is nearly useless under all circumstances
    Have some extremely under qualified managers
    Extremely complex and rigid policies
    Compensation is below average (O&G) for many positions
    High turnover in many departments
    Forced rankings
    Corporate infighting
    Bad moral
    Future office location in the suburbs
    Work life balance (Most other departments)
    Your job will probably be outsourced in the near future

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A company with some amazing potential, however lacking the personnel with knowledge, experience, and motivation to make it great.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great worldwide opportunities

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Imperial Oil full-time

    Pros

    Global link to ExxonMobil
    Strong benefits and pension plan
    Many careers at same company

    Cons

    Large corporation and link to ExxonMobil can add some additional management layers.

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