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Interesting products and good people.

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Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer
Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer

I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Great place to practice engineering design.

Cons

Poor organization and lack of leadership.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

More focus on quality and sharing information.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for National Oilwell Varco

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    lots of opportunities

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    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer  in  Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Houston, TX (US)

    I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    a lot of room for professional growth. if you can keep doing a good job there are plenty of challenging opportunities

    Cons

    it won't be the highest paid salaries

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    remove dead weight

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Still a good old boys club

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    Former Employee - Director  in  Houston, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Director in 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 locations

    Cons

    Low salary
    Not what you know but who you know
    Unqualified upper management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Time to replace portions of executive management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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