BP
3.5 of 5 694 reviews
www.bp.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

BP Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
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3.5 694 reviews

                             

86% Approve of the CEO

BP Group Chief Executive of BP Robert Dudley

Robert Dudley

(291 ratings)

74% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "The work environment is fairly relaxed in most cases and the work life balance is decent"
    in 104 reviews
  • "Great environment and locations to work at Great pay and benefits as well as 401k"
    in 28 reviews
Cons:
  • "Some position will require a lot of commitment, resulting work-life balance problem"
    in 17 reviews
  • "Issues are buried within the team without letting escalation to Senior Management"
    in 12 reviews
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Great employer, diverse opportunities

Business Analyst (Current Employee)
Melbourne

I have been working at BP full-time for more than a year

ProsLarge org = diverse career opportunities

ConsRemuneration slightly lower than competitors but good benefits

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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enriching career

Store Manager (Former Employee)
Perth, Western Australia

I worked at BP full-time for more than a year

Prosthe training program is certified, internal promotion is highly regarded when job openings is in company.

Cons24/7 on call for management can take its toll on work/life balance

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Its a great job to do...no tension about any thing....

Customer Services Representative (Current Employee)
Merriwa

I have been working at BP part-time for more than 3 years

Prosits just a multi culturarl job...you will meet people from every single culture we have in this world.

Consin my experience from few months....no one wants to work night shifts...because of the night pay window...i dont think so that atleast our store needs it....sccording to me even sales are going down during this period just because of this...

Advice to Senior Managementthey must have to do something to make customer happy between 9pm to 6 am....

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Nice, but can be better

Customer Services Representative (Former Employee)
Canberra

I worked at BP part-time for more than a year

ProsFriendly team, personal safety of work team and customers is always preferred

ConsNo real growth opportunities in addition to low compensation for managerial post

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Challenging but rewarding

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Melbourne

I have been working at BP

ProsThe people I work with

ConsLack of understanding of how to manage data

Advice to Senior ManagementImprove available systems to allow efficient data management

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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BP is great company to work for

Project Engineer (Former Employee)
Melbourne

I worked at BP

ProsGood support for employees, reasonable pay and benefits, no expectation to work weekends. Provides quite a bit of variety for staff

ConsThe company changes direction every 1-2years and focus more on short-term gains than long-term value creation, also there is tolerance for systemic underperformance in some sections

Advice to Senior Managementfocus on operational excellence, worry less about fads or trendy issues (e.g. climate change etc) if it had done this, maybe deepwater incident would not have happened and company would be prospering better.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great company but high pressure

Financial Analyst (Former Employee)
Anchorage, AK (US)

I worked at BP full-time for more than 5 years

ProsWell managed, great benefits, lots of opportunity for growth

ConsHigh pressure environment, performance is key

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Backbone PMO Global Change Lead

Senior Change Management Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at BP as a contractor for less than a year

ProsHighly professional and driven teams with high expectation and commitment.
Driven goals and achievements throughout the company

ConsOffice location is sometimes hard to get in and out off but hopefully the move in November with help this

Advice to Senior ManagementGreat teams of motivated staff who know and understand the needs of the company
recongnise this and continue to keep the teams motivated and the company and backbone prgramme will
carry on getting better

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good solid job

Geophysicist (Current Employee)
Houston, TX (US)

I have been working at BP full-time for more than 8 years

ProsLots of diversity: women, people of color, gay people, very unlike other companies in the energy sector except Chevron.

ConsJob performance ratings and satisfaction depends on your manager's personality, not your actual performance, and managers change every two years max.

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease stop talking about the Gulf.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Company with great potential if only we could convert this to great performance results.

Communications (Current Employee)

I have been working at BP full-time for more than 10 years

ProsMany opportunities to do different things due to the diverse nature of the business.

ConsLeadership, values and morals a big farse. Too much emphasis on the old boys network. HR the biggest problem, top to bottom overhaul essential. HR makes and breaks the rules with impunity.

Advice to Senior ManagementReally get to know the people you lead get to know the real truth not the one your minions think you want to hear!!!

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