National Oilwell Varco

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Interesting products and good people.

Mechanical Engineer (Current Employee)

ProsGreat place to practice engineering design.

ConsPoor organization and lack of leadership.

Advice to Senior ManagementMore focus on quality and sharing information.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Still a good old boys club

    Director (Former Employee) Houston, TX (US)

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros: Advancement opportunities from entry level to mid-management Job security Many… Cons: Low salary Not what you know but who you know Unqualified… Advice to Senior Management: Time to replace portions of executive management Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    Not the company for high performers.

    Business Development Manager (Current Employee) Houston, TX (US)

    I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros: Good starting point for fresh-outs and few years of experience people. In general: good work environment, laid back culture, conscientious… Cons: Limited career opportunity, even though it's a very large company, there's almost no cross divisional transfers. Lack of an objective performance evaluation system to promote… Advice to Senior Management: Upper management ideas/message are not getting to the troops because the lack of management skils of the middle levels. Need to implement an… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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