So much unnecessary work is being done every single day for some unknown reason. We can't get back to our own work during the review period due to the endless stream of questions and requests for additional reports, tie-outs and various checks. We... read more
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if we thought bhp was bad before, now that it's planning to exit shale it's become ten times worse... work environment is simply unbearable... nobody is certain about their futures... nobody knows if they'll be here tomorrow... only think management... read more
I'm so tired of blatant favoritism and nepotism here. hard workers are rarely if ever recognized for their contributions, while people who are mediocre at best get frequent praise and are promoted over the better workers on regular bases. It's all... read more
BHP Billiton used to be an amazing company to work for, but that has changed drastically. While pay and bonuses are great here, they will expect the impossible from you. We are chronically overworked, our lives have turned into a never-ending cycle... read more
I never thought that we'll see this but we might have layoffs here in Melbourne.
I know this isn't the right place to be asking, but what type of prr-employment drug test does BHP administer? Urine? Hair? Thank you.
Just keep working and do not worry about job cuts - I think we are safe here Melbourne.
Bhp talks a lot about safety in all of the useless meetings. But, when it comes down to it, most of it is just talks. That way if something safety related happens they can say it's your fault. Relieves them of fault. This happens all the way up to... read more
Ever since the last round of layoffs I feel like I have no job security. I'm just an end to a means and can be sacked regardless of how hard I work or how much I contribute. When will this madness ever end???
It has come to light, and as many already know, that the 31 Geoscientists laid off on March 15th, 2016 from the Houston office were all hand chosen by Scott Burner, Senior Manager, Head of Production Development Geoscience. The people that he... read more
It looked like a normal clothing hook -- small and unsuspecting, mounted on the back door of her sleeping quarters on the Transocean Deepwater oil rig. But to her, for some reason it just didn't feel right. "The rooms are pretty bare and minimum, so... read more
Still employed as of this morning. I'm out in the field and kinda out of the loop. My supervisor don't know much either. Houston folks, what's going on?
Its started in the Houston office this morning. Houston Police are on site. Any word on the numbers of people being let go today?
Transformation looms near. The support groups got theirs; maybe 10-12%. Now it's geoscience's turn. Scheduled for the first week in March.
Our cuts in 2016 will be also very spectacular - check out Anglo's board here at &anglo-american-plc
The management might see this as an opportunity to get rid of under performers, save money for the company and give themselves huge raises and bonuses.
Short straws? 10% of Houston Petroleum staff?