Watson Wyatt Reviews

3.6
54 Reviews
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Watson Wyatt Chairman, President, and CEO John J. Haley
John J. Haley
39 Ratings
  • it is good in general

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant
    Current Employee - Consultant

    I have been working at Watson Wyatt full-time

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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    nice culture and smart people

    Cons

    stress from the work daily

    Advice to Management

    more opportunity for learning and growth. work life balance;

Watson Wyatt Interviews

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    Senior Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
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    Difficult Interview
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    Difficult Interview

    Application

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Watson Wyatt (Boston, MA) in February 2010.

    Interview

    I submitted my resume CV and online and got a phone interview by email.

    Interview Questions

    • I don't remember exactly how it went, but he gave me a scenario and explain all the sum of monetary figures. It was a very broad question that involved specific numbers while reading the newspaper. I have many years of interviewing potential job candidates, and I don't think that it was a well-designed question at all. The interviewer began the call how tired he was as a result of being in a series of meetings between his travels.   Answer Question

Watson Wyatt Awards & Accolades

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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles (Silver), National Business Group on Health, 2009
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Additional Info

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Website www.watsonwyatt.com
Headquarters Arlington, VA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Acquired By Towers Watson
Founded 1958
Type Company - Public
Industry Business Services
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Accenture, Mercer

Watson Wyatt Worldwide doesn't do the hiring or the firing, but it helps the people who do. The company is one of the largest human resources consulting firms, offering expertise in actuarial and benefits services, retirement consulting, and employee compensation and retention. It also helps clients use technology to streamline a variety of human resources functions. In addition to consulting, Watson Wyatt's data services unit offers HR professionals access to its storehouse of employment reports and surveys. Its Benefits Group operating segment represents 60% of the... More

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