TOTAL Reviews

Updated 13 Jul 2020

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3.8
76%
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86%
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TOTAL CEO Patrick Pouyanné
Patrick Pouyanné
422 Ratings
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  • "Sometimes French colleagues would suddenly start speaking(in 75 reviews)

  • "Good Culture , work life balance(in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Not great"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Contracts 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at TOTAL for more than a year

    Pros

    It is an international company with different culture.

    Cons

    The company do not treat their employees fairly. There are different treatments depending on your status. HR is not very good at their job. Not much room for growth.

  2. "Compassionate, pioneering spirit"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Petroleum Engineer in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pioneering spirit, work-life balance, approachable management

    Cons

    the difference in opportunities for HQ vs Subsidiary staff

  3. "Development Helper"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Legal Counsel in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at TOTAL full-time

    Pros

    - Large company benefits - Trainings and sharing of experience - Real and interesting problematics

    Cons

    - Very competitive environment - Result pressure too high

  4. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Paris
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TOTAL full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great company to work. good culture and benefits

    Cons

    Good Culture , work life balance

  5. "Total - Good Place to Build a Career"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Total allows mobility among the company. After a proven work ethic and ability, you are able to chose a career path. Although you will have to be the one to find the path.

    Cons

    Total does not have a progressive culture like some other large oil companies. Benefits such as working at home or parental leave were recently introduced, but the culture has not completely been accepted among all business groups or managers.

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  6. "Good employer"

    5.0
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Senior Operation Engineer 

    I worked at TOTAL full-time

    Pros

    Strong technical standard and experiences in offshore and onshore operation Equal oppprtunity

    Cons

    None to my experiences except decision making

  7. "Excellent place to work, very friendly staff."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Port Harcourt
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The pay is very good.

    Cons

    Staff career planning could be better.

  8. "Good experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Geneva
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at TOTAL full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    lots of benefits, motivated team, nice location

    Cons

    the large institution is not very flexible

  9. "Sales and Marketing"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Support Advisor in Knottingley, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good company to work when it comes to progression

    Cons

    Some staffs are difficult to work with

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  10. "Procurement"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Procurement Analyst 

    I have been working at TOTAL part-time

    Pros

    benefits, culture, free food, flexibility, good salary

    Cons

    large company, working hours, work/life balance,

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