I wonder if managers even bother to identify the right talent that meets Shell's goals? I know a great young guy who has not been in the company for a long time but whose talent simply does not come to the fore. His talent is literally declining... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Shell Oil
So my line manager told me my SVS was approved, but I have yet to receive the official email from HR. When is that supposed to happen? (I’m in the US)
What are we hearing? Any new SVS acceptances or rejections?
What’s the word? Has anyone heard back in the US on a decision? Any updates on when we might hear back?
Anyone think part of reshape ends with NOLA moving to Houston. We proved work gets done at home, why pay for more office space? Been the rumor since the 80's.
I was left speechless when I saw the news that Shell wants to grow its gas business (more than 20%) in the next few years. https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/feb/11/shell-grow-gas-business-energy-net-zero-carbon Thoughts?
Shell USA SVS will pay three weeks per year served (78 weeks max) How is this compared to other parts of Shell? How is this compared to other oil companies? How is this compared to other industries? How can Shell US employees get more... — read more
Shell has openly admitted that our oil production has peaked and will continue to go down by a few percent each year. You can do the math and figure out what this means for employees. If layoffs were an issue so far, imagine how bad things are about... — read more
An update on pay and variable pay For all the resilience we showed last year, it still cannot equate to the financial success we had hoped for in 2020. As you know, we were far from meeting the conditions that would allow us to deliver a Group... — read more
BP has announced that they are doing away with 9/80s. Will the same happen at Shell? Will the full industry follow?
Has anyone had their SVS request approved or rejected yet? Any word on when we’ll hear back in the US?
Yesterday, a manager caught me looking up information on available jobs outside the company. He didn't say anything about it right then and there but now I'm worried that I got myself in trouble and basically painted a target on my back. How badly... — read more
One of my coworkers is leaving to go to amazon. The person said base salary is 15k lower but with RSU and 1st and 2nd year sign on bonuses the average 4 year pay is 15k higher. No changes in cost of living but also no pension and no employer 401k... — read more
After talking to a few coworkers, it appears that lots of budget eating and support functions are mapped and shielded from job uncertainty. On the other hand, people working the core value creating functions in the US subsurface all have to... — read more
Has HR been fluffing Shell's company reviews on sites like indeed and glassdoor or are people really happy that reshape is happening?
What do you think about the presentation referring employees as human assets?
Located in houston thinking of leaving the industry. Afraid that with covid would take long time to find a decent paying job in another industry. What are the chances they will deny the svs? I am not in a critical job and can be replaced. ... — read more
Any old timers here who had seen transition 2009? It completed in April 2010, when the oil price was quite robust. Then Shell went on a hiring/training spree, only to lay off a bunch of folks again in 2014-2017, in more localized layoffs. Had... — read more
Anyone heard any rumors about Convent?
Stop thinking we have a competitive advantage! We spend a hell of a lot of money on research and software development compared to other companies because we think this is a differentiator. Well, it is time to wake up. Technological differentiators... — read more
Anyone know what jg99 is heard mixed messaging in multiple town halls.
After 3 tumultuous years at Shell, I’ve decided to take the SVS package. Too much volatility in this company and in oil and gas for my liking, so I’m gonna find something more stable where I can build a career. Who else is taking the package? How... — read more
I'm sorry but I am finding it very difficult to understand what has changed or where the layoffs are happening based on reading the org charts. I am finding it more useful to reach out to my connections in other areas and get an idea if they have... — read more
After a tumultuous 3 years at Shell, I’ve decided to take the SVS package. Seen my fair share of reorgs and I don’t want to end up pigeonholed in a career with no transferable skills and have to face layoffs when I’m married with kids. Hoping to... — read more
Org charts reveal that the exploration structure was put through a randomizer. Separating JG1 exploration Boms from the rest of the workers who now report to a different EVP than these Jg1 Boms is sure to create a lot of "synergies" and "... — read more
JG5 Upstream Deepwater Finance - Impacted Just finished my SGP in October, so l am likely to be the least experience guy in JG5 My performance has been average in the last 3 years I don't see how I can be more competitive than others JG5 who... — read more
Any idea on % cuts, rumor mill suggests up to 50% cut in exploration staff, seems high but no idea about development subsurface
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I was offered a job outside of Shell. Is there a way to time it so I can take SVS and start at new company relatively soon? Last day of payroll in the SVS guide says July 31 and new company certainly won’t wait til then.
Does anyone know anything about location, job reduction?
Each of the business lines are supposed to release their respective Target Operating Model (TOM) this week. This is our first opportunity to see if there are "boxes" we may post out for in the MOR. What do you see?
To all Shell business leaders EC-2 and above: Please stop throwing the word "CARE" out every time you have a webcast. Every single one of us cringes whenever you do that. Why? Because we know it is not genuine. We all know the whole "CARE"... — read more
My application for SVS 2020 was rejected! Should I apply again for SVS 2021?
What have you heard?
Post here....my supervisor told me today as he already knows and he is out of town this week. I am IMPACTED, but he can't tell me how until next week. So he can tell me that I am impacted, but I have to wait until next week to find out how? Is... — read more
Selling off refineries I get that. But what’s next. I think battery development for electric cars and mining the materials would be a good place to start.
got a job offer at Amazon US operations (non-tech). No relocation needed. a little bit lower base salary but have RSU and bigger 1st 2nd year bonus. probably wont be able to get a SVS package. any advice?