There seems to be a large number of people planning on leaving due to MPC’s inability to allow a more permeant work from home schedule. I expect a lot of good talent to be walking out the door due to managements fixation on everyone being in the office.
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Just to clarify. You need a time machine AND need to be a white middle aged male.
After transitioning to marathon leadership my life became a living he-l. I have never worked for a more toxic leader in my entire life and could not escape fast enough. I left before my bonus took a 15k a year pay cut and living in an apartment 2 hours from my house with the added expenses of that was WELL WORTH ESCAPINT THE NEOATISM AND INCESTUALITY OF MARATHON!!!!!! I always told my people the only way you will ever advance in this new company is to get in a time machine and go back 20 years and start with marathon. I was absolutely shocked at just how utterly TOXIC that place was.
Well I for one will be leaving come mid June if not sooner God willing. People leave jobs because of bad leaders. There is no opportunity for development and no real rewards for going the extra mile. Everyday I see examples of poor planning and execution. I tell myself everyday be thankful you have a job. However, I would agree to take a pay cut if I just saw a leader who appeared to be inspired and I had the honor to work for. I am thankful for the bonus I received just disenchanted with the hiring process and all that was alleged and determined to be a lie.
Marathon has old-school leadership and refuses to make educated decisions on processes from industry-standard experts. They claim “efficiency”, but these antiquated processes waste every hard working & motivated employees’ time. Why are people leaving? Sure, part of it is the wfh factor, but mostly THE INABILITY TO PROMOTE FROM WITHIN. Marathon has created such a low morale among its employees; people likely just stay for the benefits (pension, 401k...).
To every business school in America: Use MPC as your next organizational behavior case study. You won’t regret it!
The leaders are mostly narcissists. That's what's wrong. Go somewhere else and notice how free you feel away from the toxic environment.
Exactly my point. All the outsiders (markwest, Andeavor, external “experienced” hires) have brought nothing by problems and drama. Most came in thinking they new everything, and brought a good company down.
We used to bring in our own talent from local school and train them up. This was how we built the greatest refining company to exist. Once we stopped following this and allowed people from outside companies to influence our business it was all downhill. Not a single leader from markwest or Andeavor has done anything to improve the company
Look marathon has essentially casteraded the old SWBU. Retired or layed off the majority of the old guard leadership and finally got rid of two huge piece of sh-t racist supervisors in the stack. If it’s markwest your worried about it’s got to be the mo--ns back east.
outsiders from Markwest?
Marathon will always be a family and relationship focused company. I don’t care how many outsiders think they can come in and change it. Our culture built the best company in the industry and that’s not going to change because someone who just showed up gets there feelings hurt. Most of our problems started when all of these outside hires started to happen
There was never any talent in Findlay. Most of the Andeavor people left by end of 2019
They can threaten to leave, the reality is that MPC is the bottom of the barrel when it comes to recruiting. Anyone with years of MPC history will struggle getting outside opportunities. I encourage anyone in The younger generation to leave as soon as possible before you too are tainted by this company.
The head in the sand mostly comes from Markwest
I'm aware of quite a few that are currently seeking more flexible work. Unfortunately, I think MPC is too big to make significant changes that will appease the younger generation of people that see remote work as kind of the norm. I think MPC's higher-ups mentality is that if they want to leave, then they can leave. It's unfortunate, but they will start to lose quality younger talent and will struggle to attract new talent due to the archaic nature of commute, sit on your office/cubicle, talk on the phone and teams all day, commute home work structure.
I'm hearing the same thing from one end of the company to another.
MPC not only stuck with their head in the sand on WFH, but forcing people to work 5/8 schedule with no flexibility? Come on - get with the times!
Hahahahahah “good talent” what an oxymoron when applied to MPc. Lazy a-s racists