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Great experience in Technology Consulting

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Accenture

Pros

Great mentor program with managers willing to invest time in you
Competitive pay and benefits

Cons

Very structured/hierarchical, hard to fast track

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  1. Satisfied

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Accenture

    Pros

    Vast pool of knowledge and various domains to work in.

    Cons

    Performance ratings and CTC structure

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    provide better perks in form of bonus and CTC structure.

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    I was reworded for good work, however Accenure position in the Systems Integration marketplace is unsustainable.

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    Current Employee - Technology Consulting Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Technology Consulting Manager in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Accenture

    Pros

    Career advancement can be quick and fair, especially at more junior levels (analyst to consultant, consultant to manager, providing senior management act fairly.
    Opportunitites to work all over the world, with the biggest and best companies around the world.
    Training is second to none.
    If you're a woman, you will benefit from a desire to have many women at senior levels, and might even get promoted ahead of your time.

    Cons

    Career advanacement at higher levels is subject to politics. This results in those who concentrate on doing a good job and delivering their projects often being passed over for promotion in favour of "bum lickers" who do not deliver on projects as they spend their time licking bums.
    In the UK, Accenture positions itself as a systems integrator, competing against other SI's, including the low cost Indian outfits. It uses its superior ability to deliver successful projects, and it's reusable assets, along with it's quality and experienced (Human) resources and industry experience as it's selling points. At the same time the projects try to maintain there margin and compete on cost with the low cost outfits. This means that projects are being sold on unrealistic resource levels, making working for them very unpleasant in terms of hours worked and work life balance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take your own advice, and always know your best alternative when negotiating deals. Take a long term look, "don't sell at all cost" as is currently happening.

    Doesn't Recommend
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