Accenture Reviews

Updated January 31, 2015
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  1. Good comp

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Noida (India)

    I have been working at Accenture

    Pros

    Good company to work with

    Cons

    Salary is not that good for this company

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. Just a brand value

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst II in Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst II in Noida (India)

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

    Pros

    Work Life balance is good

    Cons

    Bad compensation and appraisals.
    No extra perks.
    Deceiving people through the brand name.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start being honest and set clear standards for the team.
    Review people based on their work rather than on their designations

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. good employer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Noida (India)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Noida (India)

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

    Pros

    Good salary & Good environment

    Cons

    People management need to me more transparent

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. Quality analyst

    Current Employee - Computer Specialist/Testing and Quality Analyst in Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Computer Specialist/Testing and Quality Analyst in Noida (India)

    I have been working at Accenture full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good place to work for.

    Cons

    After some time, work gets repititive.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

  6. Good but not worthy

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - SME in Noida (India)
    Former Employee - SME in Noida (India)

    I worked at Accenture full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Salary (If Negotiated Properly)
    Working Environment
    Facilities (Still maintaining minimum basic facilities required)

    All above Pro are for Accenture BPO India Delhi NCR

    Cons

    Shift timings (Mostly US- with no flexibility to get change in shift)
    Shift duration (9.30 hrs shift- It gives a feeling that recession is still on for Accenture )
    Management doesn't start to listen unless you drop your papers- once you drops paper they give you transition to avoid attrition with bond of one year from the date you land back in India.

    All above cons are for Accenture BPO India Delhi NCR

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. Accenture : An AWFUL and the WORST to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Noida (India)

    I have been working at Accenture full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Besides being a Global Brand name, nothing great, as it has grown in size so has the employee dissatisfaction, while a person in Accenture UK works for 9 hours , in Accenture India employees are forced to work for minimum 10hours daily (Double Standards) !!!.
    They have thousands of policies and procedures to harass employees.
    Accenture hires a lot of fresh/ (Low cost Resources), to keep cost low.

    Cons

    Your ordeal begins From the day you join. They first hire people and then put them on bench saying that their are no openings for his skill. Then you might be asked to cross skill to a different technology and start from scratch, the ordeal doesnt end here, now you may be asked to relocate to a different city,
    I was surprised to see that they were hiring for the skills for which people were sitting on bench !!! Their is hardly any coordination between the HR/ management.

    You need a WBS(Charge code) for anything and everything, you need a notepad , you need to fill a form, email that , get that approved and what not.

    HR
    The HR is only for name sake, most of them sitting in a different city , you might work in noida and your HR in Banglore, if you are lucky and they are in the same city, they seldom hear you, even if you go to them with your grievances, dont expect them to help you coz only God knows what they remain busy with.

    WORK LIFE BALANCE
    You are supposed to work for over 10hrs a day, often extending you shift , working on weekends, working from home , and you dont get any comp. offs / over time for that . They dont even allow documenting that in your yearly appraisals as thats illegal !!!
    Hardly any good projects left in Accenture, most big projects have been lost to its competitors like wipro, Infy , HCL, thanks to its inefficient Sales teams and management.
    Most managers are self centered , only concerned about their promotions and hikes, while you work extra hours and not only do your work and your managers work, its the manager who ends up getting all the rewards and recognition.
    Lots if internal politics. The Senior managers/ DU leads talk big however their are no results.
    Ever since Accenture has grown big, the policies have become worse and more and more employee unfriendly. Even on bench you are supposed to do certifications, Take sessions.
    If you don't do that , you are threatened of poor ratings and being fired out of the company.
    Recently a female employee complained of being Harassed by her Team Lead and Manager , instead of taking action against the culprits, the female employee was fired, and the Team Lead and Manager still roam around freely working for this great company !!!!
    Good , Hard working people hardly have a chance in such unpro. environment.
    One of the AMs ,despite being a excellent performer has not got promoted since 4+ yrs, and has been shunted from Mumbai , NCR, Banglore.

    APPRAISALS
    The appraisals are hardly based on merit / performance , are based on managers whims and fancies. I have seen the most inefficient person getting promoted , when you ask them the reason , you are told about bell curves, and policies . (Management ploy to confuse you ). Dont expect over 7-8% hikes, The variable performance amount you actually get is only 50% of what is mentioned in your offer letterthough.
    Even the rewards and recognition are hardly given to the deserving candidates, mostly go to the people who are loyal to the managers.

    OVERALL
    Overall a Highly inefficient and unfriendly company to work . In the name of cost cutting they end up making the company extremely unfriendly for its employees.
    Employee satisfaction is lost in the maze of thousands of Policies ,Procedures and the Red Tape

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make the company employee friendly, the way it was 5-6yrs ago., understand that employees are also human and treat them like one. While the upper management enjoys its perks , the employees who actually work get ill treated.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. Its an Skill Based company, would never be disappointed with the opportunity if you have the right skill set.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Accounts Receivable Team Lead in Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Accounts Receivable Team Lead in Noida (India)

    I have been working at Accenture full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Its an Skill Based company, would never be disappointed with the opportunity if you have the right skill set.
    if you need any change in the shift timings it can be managed.

    Cons

    No monthly perks being paid out

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. good to worhk at

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Noida (India)

    I have been working at Accenture full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    this is a good company to work at

    Cons

    over streching is a normal

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need to improve

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. It's been appprox 2 months but jouney is quite comfortable.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Noida (India)

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

    Pros

    For laterals they give good sum of money. Good working env. and lots of freindly people.

    Cons

    Accenture has a bad habit of taking projects by lowering its par. For no reason they have asked developers to stay up all night. Accenture higher management do not have capability to convience clients much to their side. When ever we have complained about ouur problem to leadership, they have "will-see" attitude which is kind of not satisfactory.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Higher Management needs to find way to tackle problems between clients and its employee in a constuctive way.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. Great.

    Current Employee - Transaction Processing New Associate in Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Transaction Processing New Associate in Noida (India)

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

    Pros

    Good learning,great platform.Office culture is good, it has graet values etc

    Cons

    nothing as such.sometime it is more client oriented not employee oriented company.

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