We are getting slammed with resignations, work hours are terrible- is this just reality of working at field site/ plant vs HQ? What’s it like working at HQ? Are folks really struggling to stay busy?
Topics regarding layoffs at ExxonMobil Corp.
One of the things that surprises me until today at Exxon is that no manger has a team that he/ she build, trust and develop. Everyone move so fast that I believe we all work independently , against each other. There are no SME in each group and... — read more
Sr Controls Engineer EnergyTransfer Mont Belvieu, TX Position Summary The Controls Engineer will provide day-to-day support of the site DCS and PLC control systems and process control network. DCS, Capstone historian, and PLC s. Associated... — read more
Let see what is his report for 2021 : 1) got Xom booted out of DJ index after staying close to 100 yrs 2) resulted in unprecedented layoff of workers 3) compensation for layoff is the worst VS Shell and chevron 4) he has gotten most employees to... — read more
Guyana Government says ‘highly disappointed’ at Exxon’s inability to solve compressor problem -hints at action By Stabroek News April 15, 2021 The Ministry of Natural Resources says that the government is “highly disappointed” at ExxonMobil’s... — read more
Anyone have that one coworker that looks at the company with rose tinted glasses? I have one of those. There is nothing but positives coming out of his mouth when we’re discussing XOM. I get that he likes working for the company and I really don’t... — read more
Liz Ryan @ Forbes 2 Nov 2017 https://www.forbes.com/sites/lizryan/2017/11/02/ten-reasons-good-employees-get-fired/?sh=5dde3e306b18 Here are ten reasons capable and talented people get fired: Ten Reasons Good Employees Get Fired You... — read more
How to Protect Yourself from an Unethical Boss To ward off immoral requests, take a lesson from vampire lore. https://insight.kellogg.northwestern.edu/article/how-to-protect-yourself-from-an-unethical-boss Do you ever feel pressured to... — read more
Liz Ryan - Leadership Forbes.com 31 March 2018 I started my first full-time, non-temp job when I was 19. I was promoted to supervisor of my department when I was 20. The bar was not very high. One of the other supervisors told me, "Don't be too... — read more
Author: Liz Ryan, Forbes.com https://www.forbes.com/sites/lizryan/2015/08/23/ten-signs-your-boss-doesnt-respect-you/?sh=6875219d1282 Here are ten signs your manager doesn't respect you.... (1) Your Time Means Nothing Our client Jordan... — read more
XOM has been on a downhill slide for quite some time. Everything that was good about this company has been basically stripped beyond recognition. I see my colleagues/coworkers leaving for one reason or another and I’m just here in the moment. I am... — read more
I see so many people who seem way too emotionally invested in Exxon and what's been happening in and around it and I have to ask - why? Why would you get emotionally invested in a company you didn't start and you don't run? What do you have to gain... — read more
No one is mentioning the rising interest rates for the third and fourth quarters and how they affect the lump sum payout. This will probably cause more exits than the PIP could ever hope to.
Why bother submitting questions or comments? Nothing is anonymous (despite what is shown on screen) and only the "harmless" topics are addressed, so ... why bother spending precious energy and time which yields little to nothing?
Many are asking why bother with ranking this year. It requires hours and hours of time which could be spent on base business of producing oil. Combine that with the fact that there will be no raises this year and what is the point? We all know the... — read more
We know it's high, but how high? Anyone on here with knowledge of the situation? My LinkedIn has someone new every day announcing a resignation. Seems more heavily occurring in IT, which makes sense. Those skills are easiest to transfer, especially... — read more
20+ years with the company, a manager with a lot of direct reports and have an extensive network at all levels. I have been objectively canvassing that network on the current state of the company, the results, what they think of DW, benefits, working... — read more
Who is even left to PIP? People are leaving everyday and there are certain groups that have gone from 8-10 pre-Covid, down to 2 people trying to do all the same work! Who is management even managing these days?
Not often, but occasionally. I'm sure there are good people among them who hate what they have to do for the company but do it to bring home the paycheck. They know they're losing a part of their soul every time they have to lay off a good employe or... — read more
Too many people are considering leaving, in my opinion, when there isn't much to lose by staying. I've been here long enough to have a really good pay for doing a job I can perform with my eyes closed. Yes, benefits are not as good anymore but that's... — read more
https://seekingalpha.com/article/4417294-exxon-mobil-corporation-could-double-fossil-fuels-are-not-dead Based on this article and its comments (as well as the rest of the XOM articles/comments in SA), there's a lot of optimism about the company in... — read more
Direct quote from site https://www.upstreamonline.com/production/performance-below-our-expectations-for-reliability-exxonmobil-forced-to-slash-output-on-guyana-floater/2-1-995502
Still in awe of their megathread and couldn’t resist.
Older employees are cut because they have become "too expensive." Expensive = more entitled vacation days, medical conditions that come with age that might require time off, possible disability that makes an employee slower, time off for taking care... — read more
How many of y’all have completed the career connect training for the Performance Assessment process. I couldn’t help but crack up a bit at this line: “Employee Responsibilities: Own the outcome of the assessment process and do not blame the... — read more
I feel like LinkedIn employee spotlights are like the 2000’s film producers exploiting the hot girl, but not realizing she is smart too. Call me wrong? (Gender is irrelevant to the analogy. This is commentary on fabulous employees being used for... — read more
A Piece of Steak by Jack London http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/UBooks/PieSte.shtml
I had a real fear that I would be targeted this year because of my age (61). A coworker expressed to me that since I was only a couple of years away from retirement that I was NRE and therefor somewhat protected. I didn’t question her further... — read more
This LT is incredibly uninspiring and focused on the wrong things. How many more are going to leave voluntarily because of these ignorant fools?
I've been here for nearly two decades. At one point I thought I'd retire here as well but I'm no longer certain of that so I started looking for new opportunities. However, any place that will even give me the time of day offers me a pay that is... — read more
Could someone PLEASE get the damn Liza Destiny FPSO to stop flaring? This is an embarrassment. Get the damn compressors running already you team of NSI. Apparently the Destiny of this FPSO is to fail in spite of all the Expats and business trippers... — read more
Come on, tell us about it? What is the condition? What are they offering? Is it tempting? What is the justification? they don't want us to know so that we can be easily controlled. give some power back to your colleague and share some info...
Thinly veiled attempt this year to make it harder to get COH rate. I did the drink water challenge. Waste of time but had to jump through hoop to get the lower rate.
If supervisors just empathize and are transparent everything will be better according to HR. Open dialog solves all our problems. We have such a great employee experience to give people in jobs they will just eat it up. If we just eliminate... — read more
Houston people still calling in from their bedrooms with barking dog noises. When are you going back to the office? Field offices have been working nonstop through this whole thing with no greater issues than genera population. What gives Houston?
I want to leave. Do you search yourself or get a head hunter to help? Advice?
Obviously cut education reimbursement over fears employees would retool and jump ship. Do you think it will ever come back? They already reduced the benefit in prior years. You used to be able to go anywhere. Now they added lifetime caps and even... — read more
How much time do we spend on ranking? How much value does it create vs focusing on base business? HR continues to add more and more complexity. Now there is training for ranking, group goal setting, individual goal setting, skill assessing, on and on... — read more
There are more expats in BTC now than ever, india is facing the worst ever covid wave, yet the management is trying their best to get enployees back to office. Its embarrasing to see how they are responding to this situation when so many other... — read more
XOM used to lead by giving its employees great pay and benefits that were among the best - if not the best - in the industry. Today, the company leads by always keeping its employees afraid of losing their job. Talk about a drastic shift in culture... — read more