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You are working for a company with very little support and no real sense of security. I will not recommend Wood. There is very little loyalty to their workers, to them you are only a profit center

Pros

Nothing I can think off

Cons

Very long hours with very little appreciation
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Wood Group are the most toxic company I have ever worked for. The Project gets done - yes. However, getting there is another thing.

Wood Group is toxic. No doubts about it - ask the honest and genuine people who have worked for them. The management of Projects is generally without real effort to implement QA or QC. Engineering and Construction Management take little heed of ITPs and Specification requirements. Blatant disregard for quality process by Site Engineering and Management is covered up by contorted, ambiguous verbage in emails. Site Engineering lie and mis-represent. Persons who highlight deficiencies are themselves highlighted in Tool Box Talks for perceived misdemeanours that have no basis. And ...all the managers know this is happening...

Pros

Unfortunately none....

Cons

See Review and think it through....
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Salary is good but except that only so much

Poor job security. They care enough for your career development and well-being. Just hire when they need and sack when they don't. They pay attractive salary when demanding is high but better to move before the demanding disappear.
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Terrible company,stay away

Don't care about workers, morale doesn't exist. It's a dead end, no rewards for hard work. No career path, no training to advance skills. Management don't listen, just a bunch of dictatorial yes people.

Pros

Management disconnected

Cons

Having to listen to them, tell you how good they are and they are a people company.
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Toxic Management

Company is full of toxic middle management all the way to the top. Undermining, back stabbing and bullying is pretty much a common occurrence from middle management and higher and has a strong theme thru the engineering team also. Blame culture.

Pros

Flexible work/life balance

Cons

All forms of management
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Poor management, sends all work to overseas instead.

Don't bother working here. Higher management doesn't even look for work outside of the current contracts(which are going nowhere). Sends all work to their "low cost" centres, therefore no workers required in Melbourne office.
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Waste of Space

Working at Wood was a complete waste of my time, management create a toxic workplace with their undermining and backstabbing, I wouldn't recommend anyone working with this company

Pros

Desk, Chair, Laptop

Cons

Toxic, Undermining, Backstabbing
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Billable time focused

You’re only valuable whilst you can be billed out 100% of the time . Very quick to lay people off when things turn quiet. Tend to work in silos and people don’t share information in order to protect their jobs.
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Work culture - ok.... Slightly disorganize in company structure.

Slightly Disorganize environment. Questionable leadership in this company. Seems that the company is going thru quite some uncertainty in retaining good employee.
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Family friendly.

Family friendly. Great company to work but depends mainly on client for workloads. Hope to get more projects in the future. Nice location and nice people.
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company who dont care about workers cocerns

Blindfoled management who expect more from workforce with no reward or career path. Management disengaed from workforce, even cancelled xmas break up. Due to no money after winning new contract no xmas party or any rexcognition in them gaining renewed contract.

Pros

management dont enforce policies

Cons

lack of direction from head office
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Worse company I ever worked.

The high hierarchy management just looks after them selves. Bullying is a normal procedure. Complete desorganised. Supervisors live to look after politics. The business is 800% politics. If you want forget technical skills to become a bootlick get employed there.
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Your Safety Is There Priority

It was refreshing to work for a company that meant what they taught when it comes to safety. In the high intensity/high danger work environment it was awesome to know that safety was their culture, not just a slogan. Great bunch of people to with.
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Too early to say

Only providing holiday cover so cannot comment truthfully on the company on the whole. The girls in the office were a pleasure to deal with, not so the agency or umbrella company
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Overall Wood is great place to work

The culture in Wood is great and allows one to grow as required. There is no policing of resources but rather a trust that keeps individuals proactively delivering better than expected.
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No pressure put on workers.

Jobs given to us at start of day, with equipment and parts needed for job permits signed JSERA filled out. Job satisfaction, good supervision and good work mates.
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Toxic Totalitarian Management

One would think in the year 2019 that a Totalitarian style of management wouldn't be around, but in the Brooklyn offices of Wood. it's alive and well. The Management there enjoy long coffee and lunch breaks while the workers aren't allow to leave their seat for more than a few minutes before they are questioned or even put of disciplinary action. Management restrict who you can and can't talk to in the office. This Toxic workplace should be avoid.
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Rubbish place full of smelly curries and Filos

This place was a terrible place to work. Full of 3rd work competitive Curries and Filos who put you down and make life hard. They also stink. Salary was a joke with no carer progression. Do not work here people or you will regret it. Management also are a complete joke and pocket all the revenue in bonuses with no pay increases given to staff in 5 years.
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the recruitment head in Brisbane needs to resign

The senior strategic resourcing advisor in Brisbane is arrogant and incompatant in their job role. I have never come across a company that has a recruitment process that is run so shamefully wrong by one individual.
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Toxic Culture let down by HR & Management

Wood. has done nothing about the workplace Bullying in the Brooklyn Office. People are going home in tears all because of one toxic person. If you complain about about this person it just makes your day to day life worse. HR & Management are fully supporting the toxic behavior and raise disciplinary action against anyone who speaks up.

Pros

Going home without a knife in your back

Cons

Getting knifed by DQ
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Unorganized Management

A typical day of work was reporting to 4 managers whom did not communicate with each other and attempt to understand what each manager wanted in contradiction with the other managers. I learned Well Integrity Software. To this day I still do not know who my manager was out of the 4 with contradicting corporate agendas. Workplace culture was horrendous with the threat of being fired any day and assigned at least 2 fulltime job duties. Lack of corporate accountability and communication with defined objectives. Meeting new people and traveling the globe, as well as, completing work that was highly regarded by the clients.

Pros

Subject Work

Cons

Managements Lack of Communication between themselves and myself
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3.8 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.7 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.2 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3.4 out of 5 stars for Management
3.6 out of 5 stars for Culture

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