Marathon Oil Corp. Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Marathon Oil Corp.

what is happening at MRO

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jackkelly/2019/01/03/frightening-predictions-for-the-job-market-in-2019/#690544b974ad Work for this company with your eyes wide opened. They fake and duck. Hire and fire. Promise and renegade. Join this company if you no... read more

New new land post

Apparently the mods will eliminate any thread referring to a certain person by name or identifying characteristics. From now on I will call her the muppet. Is there a rule against muppets?

Outsourcing

Once they finish laying off Creative...GSC is next. Tiny footprint in new building for both departments. Probably bringing in a UK agency to handle everything.

It’s Shrinkage!

When I think of the Tillman era at Marathon, one word comes to mind - shrinkage. The Tillman years have been a long period of shrinking budgets, shrinking asset diversity, shrinking career opportunities, a shrinking sense of purpose and shrinking... read more

Any info on layoffs?

It has been quiet when it comes to layoffs chatter - is that a good thing or quiet before the storm? Do we know if anything is brewing?

Why are managers leaving?

I know of two who packed their stuff and left Marathon Oil in the last several weeks. Makes you wonder...what is it they know that we don't? Because why would any manager leave this place when they have it made? We do all the work, they take all the... read more

Censorship

We’ve already had two threads shut down this morning. Neither mentioned any demeaning info and neither discussed any identifiable person other than Todd Abbott, who is an officer. Why does the Layoff tow the corporate line? We crave uncensored info... read more

The Middle Ground

Sure there’s a solid opportunity out there to show the world (Wall Street) that we are commited to maintaining strong fiscal discipline in a higher commodity price environment. I would go so far as to say that it is probably the best approach to be... read more

Sale of U.K.???

What’s up with the sale of the U.K. asset? I have not been paying attention but am curious.

Work Computers

I hope everyone realizes that if they are posting or even visiting this site from their work computer (property of company) that IT/management can monitor not only where you go but your every keystroke. Just saying...

Fable of the Bees

Bonus, "Merit Raise" and LTIP season makes me reflect on what we all get out of our jobs here at Marathon. All bees are born the same, but only some bees become queens. What makes the difference? Royal jelly. Royal jelly is a substance that those... read more

Deleted post

Why do all these new post keep getting deleted? There was one about all the executives vanity plates yesterday that’s now gone. Also the amazing land post that disappeared. This site is becoming censored.

Share your salary

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nytimes.com/2018/11/18/smarter-living/the-benefits-of-sharing-your-salary.amp.html The New York Times is running this article that explains the benefits of sharing salaries. I’m game! Anyone else? Grade 12 non... read more

Big Change Coming Soon to ORB....

Rumor mill is ORB/OKC Office to be transitioned to Corp Office by early 2019. Announcement to OKC approximately Nov 27th. Some positions possibly retained during the transition and options for relocation are in talks. Good luck OK.

Reorg

Rumor is existing (smaller footprint) to reflect leaner MRO. Another rumor is that a few departments will be totally outsourced to third parties and not be joining the westward exodus . Maybe these are the ones that have already been hollowed out?... read more

Missing Concept of Teamwork

What gives is that Marathon is at best dysfunctional...If you rock the boat...or if you are "different" then you are a target. There is no respect for intelligence or experience. The priority is who you are related to, your age, who's [email protected]@ you've... read more

Rumors

Rumor is existing (smaller footprint) to reflect leaner MRO. Another rumor is that a few departments will be totally outsourced to third parties and not be joining the westward exodus . Maybe these are the ones that have already been hollowed out?... read more

Things Going Well

The boards are very dull, little comment. Things must be going well, people happy, etc.
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Another slap in the face

The land department is going downhill fast. First a land director with no land experience. Now they promote a supervisor to a manager who everyone dislikes. He has had two people within the last year quit due to him and at least one more before that... read more

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