what are some of the details for the US unconventional layoffs that were announced?
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Connecting with people we did business with was a big part of ensuring things got done. Personal connections outside or ex-Shell were so important. Small price to pay to make sure it got handled. Status today? Curious. Expecting “dinosaurs”... read more
Is it true that anybody approaching Rule 70 is automatically added on the layoffs list at Shell Oil? I'm quickly approaching my fiftieth and I've been with the company a little under two decades. A coworker who was in a similar situation was recently... read more
Been hearing rumors lately about more layoffs at Shell Oil, but it is all very vague and lacking in any details. I was wondering if somebody here has maybe heard something about possible layoffs or if I can just write the rumors off as ramblings from... read more
Anyone have any info? Big cuts in finance globally
Do you know where I may be able to find Shell Pay Grade Information? As a full disclosure, I do not work for Shell but I am interviewing right now. Please share if you have more info.
Shell is cutting 55+ Shell is cutting everybody over 50, not just 55. It's being done all over the industry. Everybody who has been here long enough to be receiving half decent pay has a target on their back. If you are nearing 50, make sure to... read more
I know that Finance and HR layoffs going on at the moment. HR being completely wiped out and sent to overseas. Any word on the street ? Any other groups feeling the pain?? I thought we were good at 60$ a barrel
Hearing more and more In IG circles LNGC a go The Americans needs this
RDS is bouncing back and the market is recovering yet moral internally remains low. Could it be due to ongoing re orgs, lack of growth opportunities as the culture remains in a low trust environment? My networks inform me of ongoing reorganizations... read more
Anyone know of any employees laid off in downturn who have been hired back as permanent or contract?
shell has been having way too many reorganizations lately... what have they achieved other than helped get rid of a bunch of employees? which i am starting to think is their only purpose... layoffs with a fancy name attached to them... there has also... read more
Anybody noticed people're leaving Shell in droves? Not talking about layoffs, just people deciding enough is enough? A friend left recently when he was passed over for a promotion one more time. He was one of the good ones. I guess seeing nepotism at... read more
I honestly believe Shell Oil could use some serious trimming down. We are so big that even achieving some simpler tasks can be impossible. Bureaucracy has achieved new heights. Of course, there's also the fact that we've become all about who you... read more
If you are nearing 55, be ready to be shown the door. Shell Oil regularly uses layoffs to get rid of older workers it pays more and replace them with younger, cheaper workers. Of course, they add a few younger folks into the mix to make sure they... read more
What are the various ranges for grade 5 and up? Also what is best possible way to move up a grade and on average how long does it take ? Thanks
Why are they still posting external jobs. Even for the P&T group? Is this group going to be cut in Houston?
RTC move out announced, next year staff will cycle to the Hague and Amsterdam. Link to story: http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2017/10/shell-to-close-rijswijk-technology-centre-move-staff-elsewhere/
I hear expats laid-off in USA get better packages then US local. Better pay all along and even better severance to expats. What a great motivator for hard working Americans!
Delivery model= cut the old Shell boys club time for a new jolt Lifers got to go
Bust in Alaska. Bust in shale. Bust in Karoo. Nothing from Albania or Argentina. It's bust after bust after bust for Shell. Meanwhile, ENI hits elephant after elephant in the Congo, Mozambique, EastMed. We need to admit the glory days are over and... read more
Regional banking giant assumes naming rights and long term lease. Shell still rents ghost floors. http://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/news/business/article_81026146-7e18-11e7-86ea-8f2a269049ac.html
The rumors of New Orleans moving to Houston are starting to surface, after the layoffs in New Orleans and people being let go in Houston; a consolation seems likely. The leave from New Orleans will save a substantial amount of office/real estate... read more
What I know: Cuts at or about the VP level are deep (40+%?). The org charts look crazy. Most but not all jobs in P&T (U.S. and AMS) are changing so employees will have to post for them again. After we post, we get to know our status Christmas week... read more
More details on the Shell's global organizational changes. I love it how they keep finding new and inventive ways to say we'll be laying off a bunch of you without actually putting the word layoff in there... read more
It seems that more cuts are coming, this time in Europe... Projects & Technology division in Amsterdam and Rijswijk will be hit hardest... Around 400 jobs are on the line... Not sure if there will be more down the line... Best of luck to all... read more
http://royaldutchshellgroup.com/2017/07/20/shell-oil-sued-over-claim-of-s-xual-harassment-discrimination-in-the-east-bay/ The Mercury News reports a refinery operator's lawsuit due to Shell Supervisor and coworkers harassment and discrimination... read more
Understand the new approach to filling openings is to notch JG level down at least one. This is an exec level strategy to get unwittinglies to accept more responsibility/blame for less money and to force so-called over paid staff out. Any intel out... read more
The Houston Chron reports on the lawsuit related to previous Manager case. 07/05 Link below: http://www.chron.com/business/energy/article/Hiring-dispute-brings-second-lawsuit-against-Shell-11265926.php
Oil prices enter bear market as supply glut fears return: By Matt Egan June 20, 2017: 3:44 PM ET Look out below! The massive supply glut is once again sending crude oil prices into a tailspin. Crude plunged into a bear market on Tuesday, sinking... read more
Aberdeen (Shell's North Sea headquarters) people will be made redunadant http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-40118003
Link to Telegraph article:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/06/01/royal-dutch-cuts-jobs-aberdeen/
Short term expect further ongoing cuts bi quarterly usually March and October are the timelines. There will be a real push to continue to evaluate the need for fte vs smaller core fte and scale up down through contractors again. Simply means the new... read more
Starting to hear that Shell secretly starting to work on downgrading JG2-JG5 by 1 level, maybe 2, as a way to cutback. No good for those that have built many years here. By doing this, the compensation salaries will be comparative to other oil... read more
I've been seeing Shells's chemical engineer rejects taking over IT jobs at STCH. Who's hiring these people for these positions?? Looks like IT is the last stop for the older generation Shell don't want anymore and need a few more years to retire.
Working at Shell for years under my current manager who's always giving me a low IPF and can't never explain why. My performance review is top notch and my job duties haven't changed in years. I take care of issues where no one else can. I'm... read more
H1Bs taking american jobs will come to an end. It's gone far too long. Greedy Shell won't be able to cheat americans anymore. This will only work once the millions of H1Bs here, return back to India. Ive waited for over 10 years for this: time to... read more
Shell and former Corporate Security Manager settled this week. Royaldutchshellplc.com uncovers the burning fuse of a legal war set to detonate. The potential fallout may have scorched terra firma. Website coverage includes links to the court filings... read more
How come some managers at STCH allow some people to work from home and not others?! These people only live 20 minutes away!! ..and the ones that live 40 miles away are not allowed....favoritism!!! Needs to stop! Shell did away with 'working from... read more