On average, employees at Baker Hughes give their company a 3.8 rating out of 5.0 - which is equal to the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Baker Hughes employees are CNC Machinists submitting an average rating of 5.0 and Machinists with a rating of 4.0.
"I always respected this company Baker Hughes. But as times went on they have become corrupt. No feelings for their employees whatsoever. They talk about safety, but it's just to cover their legal right. Remember these questions are based on the last days at Baker and the so called takeover with Halliburton and the oil field downturn."
"I worked for Baker Hughes for 2 years and decided to relocate. We built skids and tested them."
"I've worked for Baker Hughes for 3 years. Baker Hughes is a really nice company where I got much experience with a lot of types of wells. Baker Hughes is a leading supplier of oilfield services, products, technology and systems to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry. The company’s 57,000-plus employees work in more than 80 countries in geomarket teams that help customers find, evaluate, drill, produce, transport and process hydrocarbon resources."
"Working for this monster is ok if you like being just a number. In being an analyst, there isn't much room for growth unless you want to talk to and deal with customers and the stress that comes with the growth."
"Baker Hughes is a good company to work for. The work can be challenging. Hours can be long. Sometimes the goals that are set are just totally unrealistic. They have decided to go with micro-management, as employees cannot be trusted. I do have a problem with that. Typically, the wrong people are rewarded for a job well done, because credit is taken away from the right people."
"I have worked with Baker Hughes for a couple of years and this being my first professional job out of school, I have been able obtain great exposure to the Oil & Gas industry. I enjoy working for Baker Hughes and would recommend the company to a friend."
"Company needs to hire their IT team instead of contractors."
"Not great attitude to employees."
"I only worked there for a year, but in that year, I worked an average of 90hrs/wk and was not compensated for my time as well as others in my same position in the same company in other locations. BHI can be a great company to work for, if you find the right position. Wireline out of the Pearland, TX office is not it."
"Worked for them for little over 2 years. The product division I am responsible for supporting is a mess and I really don't understand how the company in general was able to obtain ISO9001 certification. Many of the designs and BOMs are incomplete or with serious errors, many things are not documented. Trying to find alternate source components sometimes can be a nightmare as many parts do not have original datasheet, and could not easily find an alternate."
"I've worked for Baker Hughes for 3 years, they showed and ran real good in the oil field. I've ran blender, cem AD, pumps, sanding, rigging up, rigging down, pumped down wireline. I've learned a lot working at Baker Hughes."
"Challenging environment in the IT group. Cost constraints limit quality of solution delivered to the business units. Projects based on very limited scope. Considerable waste in completing many projects. BHI oil/gas services businesses are often annoyed by its IT ability to deliver."
"Good company to work for."
"This company laid me off as well as God knows how many others for reasons that were undisclosed. This chagrins me as they had just launched a fancy new rewards system to thank employees. Kind of hard to thank your co-worker for a job well done when he/she is laid off the next day! This company needs to get it's head together. It's too busy shuffling everybody around to effectively make positive change and people are constantly leaving to work for competitors, which I now understand why!"
"Fantastic work experience. This is a company you can truly have a career with."
What do you like about working at Baker Hughes?
"The company models integrity and develops their good employees better than their competition."
Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?
"Come prepared, and know your resume and company background before arriving."
What don't you like about working at Baker Hughes?
"Sometimes, mediocre performers are coached for too long before action is taken."
What suggestions do you have for management?
"Stay open to new ideas and out-of-the-box thinking."
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