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Glencore Reviews

Updated 14 Jan 2020

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3.7
76%
Recommend to a Friend
88%
Approve of CEO
Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg
Ivan Glasenberg
88 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good working environment, flexible in terms of work / leave hours(in 16 reviews)

  • "Good pay incl benefits, holidays(in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • "No real cons, long hours but this is expected in the markets(in 15 reviews)

  • "In-flexible working hours: your presence at the office is mandatory(in 9 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England

    I worked at Glencore full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    getting fat paychecks for the traders

    Cons

    too much first class international travel

    Glencore2019-12-08
  2. "Poor management staff"

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    Former Employee - Operations in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Glencore full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Hard working, committed staff

    Cons

    Expect to carry out the work of 2 people, no support from senior staff unless your Jewish

    Glencore2019-09-30
  3. "I like it"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Glencore full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great work place hello hi

    Cons

    Not great work place.

    Glencore2019-09-04
  4. "Could have been better"

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    Former Employee - Origination Lead in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Glencore full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    innovative, global, responsive, resilient, competent

    Cons

    lack of cross business integration

    Glencore2019-08-12
  5. "100% Positive"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Glencore full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Challenging | Well Managed | Respect

    Cons

    No Cons | Just a great place to be

    Glencore2019-07-06
  6. "Working at Glencore"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Glencore full-time

    Pros

    Knowledgeable colleagues to work with.

    Cons

    No training or career path... could seem like a dead end job sometimes Also the last time I got a pay raise was never.

    Advice to Management

    Trust the guys on the ground.

    Glencore2019-04-28
  7. "Risk"

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    Current Employee - Risk Analyst 

    I have been working at Glencore full-time

    Pros

    Good Benefits and flat structure in the company

    Cons

    No real cons, long hours but this is expected in the markets

    Glencore2019-04-05
  8. "greate company"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Glencore full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    tidy environment, free juice and drink, great bonus

    Cons

    not always accept latest tecnology

    Glencore2019-04-03
  9. "Entrepreneurial"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Glencore full-time

    Pros

    Fast decisions and lots of responsibility. Flat management and ability to make a difference from relatively junior levels.

    Cons

    Outdated organisation Poor work life balance Prehistoric attitude to employee welfare

    Advice to Management

    Get with the times.

    Glencore2019-01-29
  10. "Outdated Old School Institution"

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    Risk Manae in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Glencore for more than a year

    Pros

    There is good compensation

    Cons

    Salary stays flat for numerous years, work culture is poor, very male dominated alpha male environment with very little investment into the people that work there.

    Advice to Management

    Invest more time in employees

    Glencore2018-10-02
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