Newmont Mining

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great company to work for

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Mine Engineer in Elko, NV (US)
Current Employee - Mine Engineer in Elko, NV (US)

I have been working at Newmont Mining full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Opportunity for personal development, great people, great safety culture

Cons

operations in the middle of Nevada. lacking off-work options. housing super expensive for small towns.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Good place to work, good work-life balance.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Newmont Mining full-time

    Pros

    Overall, there is a very friendly atmosphere. I saw a lot of cooperation across departments. There is also a good work-life balance.

    Cons

    It was hard to think of a con. The only con is that things can get dull. However, I would take dull over chaotic.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nice job! Maintain the positive work-life balance and good culture!

    Recommends
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    Great Pay and Benefits but struggles with leadership

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director
    Former Employee - Director

    I worked at Newmont Mining full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Company offers some of the best pay and benefits in their industry.
    Bonuses are based on personal performance as well as the companies performance.
    Company offers opportunity to work overseas on foreign assignments
    Company offers longevity and stability as long as you are an "insider"

    Cons

    Performance ratings are run using Success Factors system and then "calibrated" by upper management which often arbitrarily reduces ratings based on overall company performance.
    Corporate HQ has grown exponentially during years of record profits, but growth has not produced increased profitability or functionality. Overhead burden = YES!
    Regional career path is still somewhat dependent on the old boys system and who you know rather than what you know or what you can do. Sad but true.
    HR policies are still based on the carrot and stick (big stick) MBF - management by fear.
    Corporate culture and "Living the Values" are highly touted and used in performance management, appraisals and promotions, but are rarely practised by some of the champions.
    Leadership is highly compensated in their industry but at a time when a "Nutless Monkey" (thanks Tom Cruise!) could have steered a ship successfully through record earnings, poor leadership and decisions led to disasters!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Before cutting positions in a productive region - actually the best producing region in the company, trim the fat and excess in the corporate ivory tower.
    What do "Global Experts" do when you are no longer pursuing new global opportunities?
    If the company is encouraging an uplift in education and experience why choose to retrench to local and time served when making decisions on layoffs?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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