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Rio Tinto Reviews

Updated 23 Mar 2020

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Rio Tinto Chief Executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques
Jean-Sébastien Jacques
217 Ratings
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  1. "Rio Tinto Exploration & Development 2005-2009"

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    Project Accountant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rio Tinto

    Pros

    Good solid multi national company. Responsible miner from all stakeholder viewpoints. High health and safety focus and strong anti bribery & corruption stance.

    Cons

    No cons to employment at Rio Tinto which is interested in Win-Win situations for all stakeholders including market competitive rates for employees and contractors.

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    Rio Tinto2017-01-19
  2. "Good Experience"

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    Former Employee - Supervisor 

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time

    Pros

    Great Salary and challenging role

    Cons

    Lots of red tape to deal with

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    Rio Tinto2019-12-15
  3. "Lots of opportunity"

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    Former Employee - Chief of Staff in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Generous benefits package, lots of opportunity, multinational experience, cutting edge technology and opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds.

    Cons

    Politics and a propensity to focus on the short term.

    Rio Tinto2019-07-29

    Rio Tinto Response

    August 6, 2019Senior Advisor, Recruitment Marketing

    Thank you for sharing your honest feedback with us and for your contribution as an employee for so many years! We will continue to work on strategy and forward thinking business practices and to provide our employees with great benefits and global opportunities.

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  4. "finance manager"

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    Former Employee - Finance Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Rio Tinto part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    flexibility, salary and working working conditions

    Cons

    management and policy changes were badly communicated

    Rio Tinto2019-05-10
  5. "Treasury"

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    Current Employee - Treasury in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rio Tinto full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work life balance and people respect

    Cons

    Small footprint in London and decreasing

    Rio Tinto2019-03-01
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Mixed feelings"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rio Tinto full-time

    Pros

    Truly international company Some good people Desire to do the right thing Long and wonderful heritage

    Cons

    Politics are poisonous Top leaders are trying but uninspiring and not strategic Talent management is weak, ad hoc and not strategic Middle management is not trusted and bypassed Too much change, short term decisions and too many priorities Pay is lower than other major mining companies

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    Rio Tinto2018-09-21
  7. "More to life than money"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Rio Tinto full-time

    Pros

    The renumeration package is good, but there needs to be more to a role than that

    Cons

    Work landscape constantly changing, middle management overload

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    Rio Tinto2018-09-16
  8. "Medium Term Planning Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time

    Pros

    Advance Technology and softwares, good working environment, smart and nice people, high safety standard.

    Cons

    high working hours for technical services department.

    Rio Tinto2018-04-03
  9. "Strengths and weaknesses"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rio Tinto full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    good industry and good positioning in sector to provide roles particularly in Brisbane, Perth (oz) and Montreal (Canada)

    Cons

    Huge change program underway creating uncertainty and low loyalty (both ways)

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    Rio Tinto2018-02-17
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Would not recommend"

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    Former Employee - Technical Role 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Large, global company - Good pay - Looks good on CV

    Cons

    - Poor management - Bureaucratic nightmare to get simple things done - Old fashioned mentality on change - Difficult to take advantage of the global opportunities - People are not a priority

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    Rio Tinto2017-10-24
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