I understand things are bad in the industry. Dnow/wilson (I say wilson cause that's what they think like) has no clue how to manage a shop or region. The keep kiss asses and drama queens while the good people take the blame. It was a good job at first. The work load was 10x as bad then my fiest year. There was no chance for advancement unless you were dramatic or kissed ass Middle management is a joke. Bunch of number crunchers who know nothing of drilling. I lost my job that I busted my assfor so others could rise. The bad were always given everything. Some of the worst managers and middle management in the business. This company is doomed to fail thanks to wilson and the pathetic people that work there. My apologies to the hard working people doing the work of 10 people plus the lazy people's work and running on call to stupid rigs all night. Get out before they lay you off or fire you for your efforts.
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The leadership at DNOW does not value the employees. They think they are a liability. They only know how to cut, they don't know how to grow. The upper management would never last at a small company. They don't know how to add value to anything. Do not spend anytime with this group. I give this company 2 years max until its done.
Publicly traded companies that have extremely toxic work environments are always doomed to fail. This company is a nesting place for talk the talk with no walk. They are staffed with some of the worst employees. Backbiting, nepotism, systemic racism, corruption at the HR level among a few more huge problems.
The Branch I worked at Management and One Head purchase Person that we sold too were stealing sc-ap metal for the other companies and keeping the money for themselves.
No paper trail on this........
Not giving credit to the companies were the sc-ap
Using Company Credit Card for Personal use and writing it off for Company Use
( HUNTING TRIPS / TICKETS FOR FOOTBALL GAMES)
REPORT IT TO THE HOT LINE NO ACTION TAKEN TO BRANCH MANAGEMENT
HIRING THEIR BEST FRIENDS AND HUNTING BUDDIES
WORKING ON THEIR GUNS AND BOWS ON COMPANY TIME AND INSIDE COMPANY BUILDING
I just got getto on Monday after 13 years at Wilson D now
A president and 3 Vice Presidents are let go who caused most of the problems. The CEO (workman) left in November. The interim CEO is cleaning house. He has many more to come.
This company is going to fail and will probably be sold soon.
I saw all the horror at DNOW and the misuse of power by all senior management. I’m glad I’m retired now and can rest easy from now on. Rest In Peace DNOW.
Sad but true, VP's with no clue of distribution are running NOW and when the dust clears the company will be a shell of what it could/should have been. NOV and Wilson should have become the largest player in the industrial market but operational minded people looking out for themselves and liking to have like minded people around them caused the down fall, oil and gas go up and down but companies with leaders know how to manages these peaks and valley's. There were some good forward thinking individuals from both companies but they have either left or been let go because of their ideas being of growth and expansion verses the hold and contract style of current management. If you know how to say yes to management and become a robot then you are probably still employed if not well you are either already laid off or will be soon.
This post is sad to say very true. I watched as the good hard working people there got let go while all the other's who did no work whatsoever got promoted. Its sad to say no matter how hard you bust your butt for your role in this company you will not move up there unless you know someone in upper management,
The industry is doing terribly so cuts are/were inevitable. I don't think they have gotten all the individual decisions correct but no company does.
Unfortunately if you listened to the earnings conference call last week we know more pain is coming to a workforce that has already been reduced by 30%