I read a lot of complaints here. Based on all these posts, someone who doesn’t work at Oxy might conclude that people are running away from here. However, I don’t notice that a lot of people are leaving. I’m not saying Oxy is a great place to work, but it’s really funny how much some people exaggerate the situation here.
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Or they already left bc why would they stay when they have to go into the office? And if they left, they certainly wouldn’t have time for this site.
Why would you leave a company that is doing so well and pays you great benefits and salary. You would be foolish. Where are all of the die hard WFH people who were going to quit because they had to go to the office three days a week. I guess they dont really mind if they are paid well. That was predictable.
There has been no change in employee retention this year. Check your sources.
If you don’t like it, then fu-k off you overpaid bi----s
Many have left within just this last month you just haven't noticed it since your circle of connections is very small.
@3qja is Karma Troll. Easy to spot due to his limited vocabulary.
High oil prices always remind him how much money he's losing because he's no longer in the game.
“Just temper tantrum spewing children.” A little angry are we?
Empirical data. You keep using that word. I don’t think it means what you think it means.
@3qja+1fSku9bX, Yet again, a poster gets caught voting multiple times for their own post.
P.S. I’ve read it several times and it seems self-contradictory. Proof read it next time before you hit submit.
As you can see, yet again, the Oxy staff come up with another fact based, reference filled, coherent adult response to someone elses empirical data based statement. Never a clear or concise rebuttal, just temper tantrum spewing children, calling petty names, who cant put together an actual adult based response.
Did someone say sad loser?
Without a doubt OXY has more whiners than any other company in the industry. Most of you should gave been let go last year when prices were low. For the most part no other company would even consider hiring the majority of you.
Exactly what I was thinking. @eum is a bitter, sad loser who got fired.
@uem+1fSku9bX, so you got canned by Oxy. It’s not the end of the world. You can find something new. Can you say “Welcome to Walmart”?
Anyone worth anything left already. Look at what Oxy are back filling with. Rejects from Chevron, CP and Exxon. So desperate that Oxy have civil engineers working as process and FEs, hiring from joke colleges like Kansas instead of ranking colleges like Texas A&M, Colorado SOM and MIT the way the real oil companies hire. Not really an indication of the 'best company ever' that you people keep spouting off all the time.
Hey! What’s wrong with venting?? I just need to get things off my chest sometimes. I feel better after a little whine. I don’t care if I’m being a baby. This site is anonymous. You’re not the boss of me. So there!
There’s absolutely nothing wrong with wanting a fatter paycheck and bigger bonus. But when you start predicting the downfall of a company because you didn’t get the raise you think you deserve, you simply show your own immaturity. If you don’t like the company, quit. If you want to work in a different industry, do it. Your constant whining reminds me of my two year old. What will make your life better - doing something about your situation or complaining about it? You are in charge of your own life. If you want change, get off your @$$ and do something or in a year you will still be where you are complaining about your situation on this site.
I look at it from an industry standpoint. Oxy has been good to me for the time I have worked here which is under 10 years. It is about the same or better compared to other oil companies I have worked for. If you are older Oxy should work just fine, but it all depends on your individual work environment, managers, etc. For the long-term if you are young it might be good to get into the electric world. GM for example is trying to go fully EV by 2035, and have invested billions in plants to make the vehicles. We will always use oil and gas, but there will be transition no matter who is in charge.
Wow...We are back to money again. I always found that the money found me thru my career. Experience brought opportunities, opportunities allowed me to be successful, success brought rewards. Not se-y?... Had the opportunity to be posted to several locations worldwide and work on world class oil and gas fields. Kind of thought that's what you signed up for in university.... OXY will retain people who understand the concept of opportunity and timing. Those who have the skill sets when these rare chances come will do just fine....
Engineer types don’t work for BigTech.
You have no clue what you are talking about.
I have a relatively small functional network of colleagues I deal with at Oxy, across several work groups. 3 have left since the bonuses were paid, with no notice. One went to a direct competitor. The other 2, just 'went away' A few others have announced their retirements.
The 3 that left had 5-8 years of OXY experience. Enough to know how 90% of the workers get exploited by the other 10%.
OXY has a workforce which generally "skews older" -- let's face it, O&G is not a se-y industry, so it doesn't draw from a large pool of young candidates. Besides, the "best & brightest" engineer types would -- understandably -- prefer to work for work for BigTech. A lot of the younger employees, if they understand they have viable options elsewhere, often will take that option.
The company must understand this. In order to retain the next generation of leaders, you would think they would pay up. But, nope..
No way! Someone on this site said the entire IT department was quitting so you must be wrong.
I’m sure people are waiting to see what raises are like this week before they decide to leave or not.
I worked with the LAPC staff for 20 years. The best professionals I worked with in my 40 year career. Stay and work with them...It will pay dividends.