Topics regarding layoffs at Schlumberger Ltd.

Topics regarding layoffs at Schlumberger Ltd.

Career advancement

In my case there has been no career progression for a long time so now I'm considering leaving. I tried but I didn’t achieve anything significant here and I don’t believe the problem was in me anymore. Honestly, how much were you able to grow a... —  read more 

Lack of innovation

Is the reason for lack of innovation really a ridiculous bonus system like someone said? Or should the reasons for lack of innovation be sought elsewhere? I would like this to be a much more innovative company than it is.

Yes man daily

To some extent I understand all those yes man who do exactly what they’re told and who don’t think for themselves, because here it seems impossible to achieve anything if you’re not one of those irritating people. How many times a week do you get... —  read more 

Good old days

Look, I'm one of the dinosaurs, when I joined Schlumberger had the reputation of the highest paying and most demanding company out there. There was competition to join, SLB hired only the best and paid the best. A long time later - OFS formed... —  read more 

Stay in your lane!!!

People! Now, when someone is laid off, terminated or let go for any reason, those of you left behind should really learn to keep a tight lip on your speculative inputs. For one, it’s childish. Often too many times before a person has been let go... —  read more 

When will arrogance end ?

Listening a HSE talk to promote vaccines. The guy talking was like a Guru with his sect . "The world needs us ... we provide energy" ... WTF, nobody needs SLB ... the world needs good companies ... Not a company with toxic managers which believe they... —  read more 

Multiple management layers

From my perspective, there is a lot of redundant management here. Still, can large companies like SLB be organized without so many managers? To what extent would a company be more efficient without “unnecessary” multiple management layers?

Should have dug deeper

I left over a year ago and the biggest regret I have is NOT doing deeper research into the company I accepted a position with. Everything looked great on paper, but the reality was not at all what I had expected it to be. I know some will call me an... —  read more 

We do survey for payroll

How many times have you heard that there is two types of payrise and we are running world's longest running market research survey and will then do world's longest running analysis before making a decision. By the time we are in a position to make a... —  read more 

Face the facts

Every single one of us is seen as replaceable by the management. They don't care what we bring to the table, they don't care how much institutional knowledge we might have, all they care about is if they can find somebody cheaper to do our job... —  read more 

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