It is the worst company I have ever worked for in terms of it’s appalling people culture. Work place psychiatrists will be using it as a case history for corporate dysfunctionality and underperformance for years to come. If you have worked there for... read more
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Heard layoffs coming to GOM wireline Any more info on this?
A recent HR survey When you lose your people you have lost everything SLB is no longer a good place to work How can this be turned around?
Hearing the scuttlebutt. Rumors growing stronger. If it is going to happen remember Being with you is something I want to do the rest of my life, it will undoubtedly be my greatest achievement, and it will be one I will remain proud and happy about... read more
This place has turned absolutely toxic! I wonder if all manufacturing centers are this poorly managed.
At the Sugar Land Campus, my husband was layed off on 6/26/18. He was with Schlumberger for 43 years!!!!! Yes, I said 43 years! How about that? He was a designer with a significant wealth of knowledge and has seen it all. He saved SLB money and was... read more
Houston will be a lean place from 2019 with very minimal IT resources and IT epicenter will be Pune.
The self centered approach of Schlumberger will soon penalize its market share and dominance. Clients are growing impatient by the lack of responsiveness and creativity from a company that is supposed to deliver superior technology. Investment in its... read more
2 years behind schedule and only the bean counters know how much over budget and counting! They will never make a nuclear detector or generator again. Hope they have a supplier in China or India to outsource them to like everything else.
ITT will be moving 70 to 80% of the work to Pune from the last quarter of this year, only SMEs and few managers will stay here ............
There is no indication of large layoffs in the oilfield part of Schlumberger at the moment, but there will continue to be pressure to make it a much less enjoyable place to work. The RIR situation is one case in point. By demanding one per week, each... read more
I recently visited the Rankin Campus and it appeared that the majority of the legacy are all a bit camp?
Does anybody understand who is doing what in SIS and SWT? So many managers and "advisory roles" with absolutely ridiculous job titles and no clear responsibilities whatsoever. It feels like working at the Department of Motor Vehicles now... The new... read more
Several in bldg 110 and a few from bldg 555.
Can anyone confirm this?
A lot of PL also cutting 10% globalky before end of the quarter Can anybody say where is this info coming from?
Still thinking about raising compensation for you and your minions this year? Have you ever thought how many employees could have been saved with the ridiculous compensation for incompetent SLB management?
What are the attrition rates in your location? Too many hard working people leaving in Aberdeen because of how they are being treated by management
Paal time is limited, he’ll be gone in a few months...or stay as advisor to CEO for a few years... Who will be the next one? Obviously not Patrick...Stephanie?
I only heard of 1 guy sent home. Other people moved out due to Visa just before, possibly sparing a few.
He can't hear. Won't hear our message. Despite meetings and emails. A complete disregard to our subordinates. The ship has sailed and heading striaght to an ice burg.
Is this right time for Paal to quit
Looks like activity is picking up - get ready for the upturn!
Rumours are of scaling down on ITT - what will happen next to these groups?
I heard it's gonna get cut up, mfg consolidated or outsourced on a massive scale. Missing of big tenders just is not supporting enough of this insanely costly customization low volume mfg. Machining cost of over $300/hr and utilization of 25% while... read more
Is there ANY upside?
bring anything good to Smith, if any?
What do you think?
What do you think?
how good Smith was before Schlumberger bought it.
The second time they have screwed up a mud company. What now for MI- SWACO the former jewel in the Smith crown?
Schlumberger destroyed the world's best drill bits company, Smith!
Will we survive or will SLUM sell us?