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Updated March 4, 2015
Updated March 4, 2015
1,508 Reviews
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Pros
  • 55k range but the work/life balance is not worth the price in my opinion (in 609 reviews)

  • Good work culture generally but depends on the project u are working for (in 543 reviews)


Cons
  • work life balance despite being a tag line of many internal inititatives is a joke (in 1194 reviews)

  • Managers repeatedly ask you to stretch---I told you no WORK-LIFE balance:-( (in 192 reviews)

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    Good

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Accenture

    Pros

    Consulting company, good projects, flexibility

    Cons

    A little rigid, too much training

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    Senior Systems Analyst - Associate Manager

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    Former Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Hartford, CT
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Hartford, CT

    I worked at Accenture full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work. People and management are wonderful.

    Cons

    Sorry that Accenture lost maintenance contract at The Hartford.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Sr. Manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Accenture full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunities to move across industries.

    Cons

    As with most consulting companies, 80% travel is expected.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Enjoy working here.

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    Current Employee - Manager At Accenture in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Manager At Accenture in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Accenture full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    I enjoy the flexible work arrangements

    Cons

    Working here for a while and not switching jobs, the pay could be better.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good Company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Accenture

    Pros

    Great Place to work. Awesome Culture

    Cons

    Lot of Work. Less work life balance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve Cafe

  7.  

    Business and Systems Integration Senior Analyst

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Accenture

    Pros

    Get to work in teams

    Cons

    The hours are inconsistent and can be long

  8.  

    Very Positive experience at Accenture!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Accenture full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    It has been a very positive experience working for Accenture. It is critical for me to know I am working for and promoting a highly reputable organization built on integrity, leading technology with a solid financial base. One thing I have noticed is the longevity of the employees; senior managers and others who have spent their entire career life with Accenture since graduating college. I have found that Accenture offers many careers for new grads and experienced professionals who are interested in joining strong teams, learning in a dynamic environment and thriving on challenge. Accenture provides an environment where people leverage their skills, talents, experience and interests to grow professionally and build rewarding careers.

    Cons

    It is an ever changing environment with regualr updates to systems, technology and refining processes. There will never be a typical day at Accenture, but that’s why people love it here! The opportunities to make a difference within exciting client initiatives are unlimited in the ever-changing digital landscape.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When possible, provide more advance warning when process and systems are going to be changing. Giving more time to prepare and train.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Good place to work. Can gain knowledge on the area we work on.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Accenture

    Pros

    Work and fun equally balanced.

    Cons

    need to extend hours for work at office.

  10.  

    Accenture is one of the best companies in the world. Client focus is how the company decides everything.

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    Former Employee - Managing Director
    Former Employee - Managing Director

    I worked at Accenture

    Pros

    The level of talent at Accenture is outstanding. The opportunities most individuals are afforded are incredible. Generally speaking the pay is good for roles throughout ones career. Clients are demanding, but that only allows for one to achieve at higher levels and many times beyond what one believes. There are so many top notch leaders at Accenture that provides a fruitful environment for younger employees to be mentored by some of the best in the consulting industry.

    Cons

    Hard charging environment that does challenge the work life balance. The up or out mentality of many groups may not be a good fit for all individuals.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to ensure client's current and future needs drive investment decisions, both financial and talent resources.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Loved Working for Accenture

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consulting Senior Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Consulting Senior Manager in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Accenture full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people always willing to help. Team spirit. Lots of fun outside of work, from having breakfast with a friend on the team to project outings. The training I received was excellent. I learned so much in such a short time, I understand why Accenture doesn't seem interested in its employees earning advanced degrees. You learn more on the job. I loved my years at Accenture and wouldn't trade them for anything.

    Cons

    I hated the tools such as the performance management tool. Too complicated and time consuming. A necessary evil though. I also found it difficult to get my arms around the culture and processes as an experienced hire. Everyone else always seemed to know what they were doing and I felt lost, especially at the beginning. I do know people who managed to achieve very satisfactory work/life balance but I think it is a big challenge. The workload can be grueling and some project managers could use a chill pill.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to work on integrating experienced hires and their utilization. This will always be hard because Accenture is an army of young recruits.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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