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Updated Dec 11, 2019

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  1. Featured Review
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    "IT programme manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

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

    Pros

    Great company, culture of employee care and empathy

    Cons

    Complex organisation, too many layers

    Shell2019-05-05
  2. "Shell graduate process engineer"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Process Engineer in Aberdeen, Scotland

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

    Pros

    Great company culture and benefits, good work life balance

    Cons

    Based in Aberdeen, very structured

    Shell2019-11-08
  3. "The best work experience for understanding customer relations"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shell part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Money Management, customer service, flexible schedule and an overall healthy working environment.

    Cons

    Night shifts sometime gets really tiring, especially if there is a rush in customers.

    Shell2019-11-15
  4. "Great learning"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends

    I worked at Shell full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexibility and work life balance Learn on the job

    Cons

    Office closed to transfer work to cheaper centres

    Shell2019-11-11
  5. "Better Student Opportunities Elsewhere"

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    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Pay Flexible Hours Networking Opportunities Exec-level management excellent

    Cons

    Red Tape & Bureaucracy No focus on personal development Personalities rather than good middle/senior managers Culture of snobbery

    Shell2019-11-19
  6. "Great all round company"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shell full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Upper quartile salaries for most skillpools, leading benefits, reasonable WLB.

    Cons

    Can be overly large and bureaucratic with slow decision-making and a culture that takes time to get used to.

    Shell2019-11-03
  7. "Amazing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shell full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Career progression Work life balance Work from home capabilities Amazing benefits

    Cons

    Minimum term for staying in one position was too long

    Shell2019-10-26
  8. "good company, reasonable benefits, very nice people (in my experience) but lack of drive to change"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Huge network and possibility of jobs

    Cons

    Once job is chosen you have to stick to it for 4 years usually.

    Shell2019-11-08
  9. "Miss"

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

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

    Pros

    Good people to work with

    Cons

    Not a lot of employees anymore

    Shell2019-10-20
  10. "Cherished every moment"

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Dynamic work environment, with plenty of challenges but an incredible team.

    Cons

    Competitive work environment, with long hours.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.

    Shell2019-10-18
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