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Updated 22 Aug 2019

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  1. Featured Review

    "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. "designer"

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    Current Employee - Designer in Glasgow, Scotland

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

    Pros

    all was very good pros

    Cons

    nothing was bad with this company

    Shell2019-04-10
  3. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Head of Customer Experience in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shell full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great culture, people and ability to explore many different roles under one roof

    Cons

    Very conservative and consensus culture means speed of decision making is not the best.

    Shell2019-08-13
  4. "Great Slow Moving Organization"

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

    I have been working at Shell for less than a year

    Pros

    There are a Lot of growth opportunities

    Cons

    The organization is slow moving with change

    Shell2019-08-13
  5. "Still very strong but losing its lustre for high end technical professionals"

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

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

    Pros

    Diverse & Inclusive Culture Competetive Salary Package Still enough interesting work

    Cons

    Has lost some of its its strong emphasis on technical excellence and innovation Work life balance has changed from being excellent to challenging Senior management increasingly focused on short-term results over longer term technical differentiation

    Advice to Management

    Re-invest in building a technically strong senior workforce

    Shell2019-08-11
  6. "Recommended"

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    Current Employee - Operations Support Engineer in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shell full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Competitive T&C’s- Salaries healthy, strong pension, share plans and employee benefits. Opportunities to diversify. Flexible working.

    Cons

    Constantly changing processes or procedures. Lack of stability within organisation.

    Shell2019-08-07
  7. "Play the game or go elsewhere"

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    Former Employee - External Relations Adviser in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some very strong teams in the businesses and functions Excellent learning opportunities Engaged executive committee who are trying to change the business for the better Opportunities to work on world class and world scale projects that can be matched by very, very few other organisations.

    Cons

    Constant reorganisation (for little obvious impact) limits effectiveness of functions Advancement is highly dependent on personal networks and timing. Matrix structure at leadership level leads to competence gaps in key roles that should require business/functional experience Compensation and benefits are not what they were - certainly not top-quartile any more. Bonus/recognition systems are laughably opaque and...

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    Shell2019-08-06
  8. "Huge corporation"

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

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

    Pros

    Excellent pay and benefits. They had great offices at Canary Wharf.

    Cons

    The company is so big, that you often feel like you are just a number. They are constantly restructuring and moving services from England to "offshore". So, you are always facing the possibility of redundancy.

    Shell2019-08-20
  9. "Loyalty is no longer a value"

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in London, England
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic opportunity to work with some of the best in the business Real international organisation Mostly diverse

    Cons

    Not all senior management walk the talk Extremely slow to change Lipservice only to flexible working (in some areas) Lost a lot of identity recently Disadvantage to being male, European and over 45

    Shell2019-08-05
  10. "Shell"

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

    I have been working at Shell full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pay technical strong company generally good leadership job opportunities world wide safety is no 1 priority

    Cons

    stress work life balance transparency discrimination bullying little praise

    Shell2019-07-23
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