Thread regarding Shell Oil layoffs

Should I leave Shel after 37 years

I look around and wonder how they will survive without me?
No-one dares speak truth to power unless they have enough years in the company.
Shell and our industry lacks vision and leadership.

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I left in last round after 35+ years and haven’t looked back. Many today don’t realize the sacrifices one makes for Shell with this much service and total loyalty to the company. The company has changed.
With this much service you mathematically have to take the severance and leave from financial standpoint and in Shell Oil system you should have medical benefits.

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Post ID: @jpid+181VQQIJ

I mean after that long, your identity is tied to Shell I’d presume.

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Post ID: @9ovy+181VQQIJ

Why in the F are you still there after 37 years? I know there have been numerous opportunities to exit with a severance package. Do yourself a favor, take the next package and go enjoy the whole reason you worked for so long. They no longer deserve loyalty. It works both ways folks.

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Post ID: @9hxt+181VQQIJ

This industry isn't profitable with $40 WTI because oil companies are bloated with useless people doing useless things. Good riddance.

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Post ID: @7osf+181VQQIJ

I strongly suggest you should take the next severance package after 37 years of service.
Not only you can collect 3 weeks per year bonus, , you will save Shell enough money to pay four entry level engineers.
Happy retirement!

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Post ID: @6xkw+181VQQIJ

“How will the survive without me?”... spoken like a true Shell lifer...

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Post ID: @5ccm+181VQQIJ

No benefits in points if you are 65.

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Post ID: @5xmt+181VQQIJ

Actually, all the people telling folks to leave after 30+ years must not have taken the time to understand compensation. It’s amazing to me how many people are clueless with regard to pensions. The years at the end of your career ridiculous financially. The pension in both programs goes up exponentially after 70 points. There’s a reason why people stay so long and why Shell wants you gone late in the game.

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Post ID: @5jfk+181VQQIJ

this question does not deserve an answer.

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Post ID: @4zyi+181VQQIJ

37 years is why you should leave. The last 10 years, "specifically the last 5," have changed the company like we've never seen before, in a Negative way. Most leaders, starting at the lowest level (team leads) are not technically competent (my opinion only) and, are only interested in pleasing their boss, who's only concern is pleasing there boss, blah blah blah on up the chain. BTW, if you think the Company will not survive without you........ you've drank the Kool-aid!

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Post ID: @1wiv+181VQQIJ

You missed the boat if you have 37 yrs. and haven't left.

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Post ID: @1sfz+181VQQIJ

Plenty of 30 plus year people around but getting to be less 44 YEARAND I took the SVS.

Good luck to you younger people I think the company is very poorly led and I would look else where if I was you.

Today's leaders at Shell only care about themselves.

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Post ID: @hbb+181VQQIJ

Sarcasm? I haven’t met many 30+ year folks here

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Post ID: @wqn+181VQQIJ

I don’t understand why you did not take the SVS earlier this year. There may not be another gift again.

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