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TOTAL Reviews

Updated 7 Apr 2020

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3.7
75%
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88%
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TOTAL CEO Patrick Pouyanné
Patrick Pouyanné
397 Ratings
Pros
  • "ressement-Participation) - ambiance de travail(in 99 reviews)

  • "Salaires, primes, environnement de travail(in 70 reviews)

Cons
  • "Sometimes French colleagues would suddenly start speaking(in 74 reviews)

  • "e/ pas beaucoup d'embauche pour les jeunes dipl(in 47 reviews)

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  1. "Supportive Upper Management"

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    Current Employee - Back Office Analyst in Redhill, South West England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Mangers have always sought to exploit talents and offered opportunities to demonstrate potential

    Cons

    Low salarie vs my qualification

    TOTAL2020-02-18
  2. "Not a bad place to work"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Everyone is really friendly and the structure was quite flat so you felt like you could express your opinions freely

    Cons

    Sometimes French colleagues would suddenly start speaking French to each other in a meeting or discussion so at times it felt like there was this divide between the French speakers and the non French speakers

    TOTAL2020-02-07
  3. "Joke of a company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at TOTAL full-time

    Pros

    None. Unless you're friends of the higher ups, then there's no chance of any meaningful development.

    Cons

    Ran by a shower of idiots.

    TOTAL2020-03-13
  4. "Not great"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Redhill, South West England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at TOTAL full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexi time, one extra day off a month.

    Cons

    Lack of experience/skills for managers, micro management. Career cycle is not realistic or motivating

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    TOTAL2020-02-05
  5. "Well known company but not the best place to grow"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - friendly environment and collaborative colleagues - flat structure so you will be able to work on various project and directly report to senior managers - good first experience because thanks to the structure you will be able to see different part of the business

    Cons

    - lack or emergency / everything is slow - not much challenges - salary below the market - no opportunity to get promoted unless you know the right people - management decisions are not clear - French environnement - Not much possibility to move internally (even though the company has offices all around the world)

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    TOTAL2020-02-01
  6. "Great company"

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

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

    Pros

    Relaxed atmosphere with wonderful colleagues

    Cons

    Limited career progression with averaged pay and bonus

    TOTAL2020-01-14
  7. "Very good company"

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    Former Employee - Economist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Top company in the sector, financial strengths and technical expertise, large projects, wide variety of jobs

    Cons

    Very top down organization, silos,

    TOTAL2019-11-14
  8. "Trading Manager"

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    Current Employee - Trade Marketing Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good culture. Well-managed work flow.

    Cons

    A bit too slow when responding to customer's request.

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    TOTAL2019-11-13
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Don’t come here"

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    Current Employee - V P 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent pension contribution by the company

    Cons

    Everything else. Uncooperative company culture results in a toxic environment where little gets done. 15 years behind rest of the market in all aspects of business and operations.

    TOTAL2019-11-19
  10. "A Totally nice place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Total is a and fair place to work with a varied and multicultural work environment that makes anyone one welcome.

    Cons

    The Office chairs can be uncomfortable for those who have back problems

    TOTAL2019-09-29
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