There aren't definitely favorites. Some women are promoted after having a baby, but some women are pushed into miserable jobs after maternity leave to a point that marginalizes them
don't recommend it, the culture is set and you learn whether you will sink or swim rather quickly. unless you have a sponsor, good luck moving up regardless of how many hours you put in. it's an old-school culture, the white male engineer arrogance is very present. It does not help that most of my fellow male colleagues have stay at home wives -- although it's tacit, you will receive incredulous looks, at times, and it is evident what they are thinking. why are you playing with the boys?
I would say overall it is a great company to work for - great pay, benefits and fringe benefits like education reimbursement (100%!). The caveat is that it is still mostly a "good old boys club" and women have to work much harder to be recognized and promoted. Also Their maternity/paternity leave policies need to be updated.
Great company, male vs female pay gap easily identified, men payed more even thou we did similar jobs
ExxonMobil has worked very hard to make the culture more flexible and accommodating to all its employees, not just women. It has come a long way since the old "Exxon" days in terms of women in management and embracing diversity and inclusion as key business drivers. While the very top is still white male, there is progress in the middle that should eventually lead to a diverse boardroom. The new campus is an amazing shift towards collaboration, openness and creativity. You area able to grab your laptop and work anywhere, even at home if needed. The wellness facility is top notch and there finally is a day care facility near work. It is about as good as any job can get, if not better. As for maternity leave, there are many options provided including extended time off, part time work and remote work.
Women are generally advancing if you are slightly outspoken and fit a certain personality - not giggly, not "sweet", not overly fashionable. You have to be driven and behave maturely - and even then many will assume you are younger/less experienced than male peers who are your same age (this goes for the under-35 set). I'm now in a lower/middle management role and work for a woman, who works for a woman - so there are many role models and at varying times we've had several women on our division's leadership team. I took 2 maternity leaves a few years ago and don't feel they've worked against me. The day to day is harder - it means making up for the fact that you leave "early" by working harder in the day and being willing to work from home in evenings.
Lots of turnover
You will like this company if: you are ambitious, you enjoy being surrounded by intelligent similarly driven people, you enjoy science but are Okay to not be at he forefront of the next big discovery. You must handle stress well, the company puts you to the test endlessly.
If you find hostility from some men out here, it's not personal. There are men here in every facet of the company that still think we don't belong out here, regardless of the job or how well you do it. There's a number of ways people try to figure out if/when you'll have a child. The company doesn't like being told no, and though it differs based on the job, turning down an offer to go to another site is typically frowned upon. If you don't want to move a lot, this might not be the place (still depending on your job). Some sites are also more stuck back in the day (like mine) than others. If you can avoid the politics and focus on building relationships, it should be good.
If you become ill with a serious or chronic disease, the company will do everything they can to get rid of you. They follow most HR rules, but make your work life so stressful you want to leave. If that doesn't work, and you need time off for medical reasons, they get rid of you through their "disability separation" process.
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