BearingPoint

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Basic BearingPoint

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Business Consultant in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Business Consultant in Atlanta, GA

I have been working at BearingPoint

Pros

Work and life balance is one of the most positive things at BE. Time off is easily granted for family emergencies as well as planned vacation. ANother great reason to work at BE is the Performance managers and Managing Directors have an open door to discuss any topics. I would have to admit there are a lot of opportunities at BE that allow employees to gain knowledge and expirence with different and new clients and projects. Many BearingPoint Engagement managers allow employees on a project to drive their own hours, as long as the complete their deliverables while staying focused on their other responsibilities.

Cons

It's hard to receive big raises even though you performed at a very high level. Reviews are only completed once a year and raises have been minimal the past couple of years. Bonues are hard to come by unless you have senior management in corner. As for projects, it's tough to be on a project that you really want to be on. Currently, bench time is considered taboo and many employees have to find a project to jump on wether it would help their career or not. Needless to say, there are many people staffed on projects that would not benefit one's career.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You need to intrust responsibility to lower level workers. Executive management needs to be more up front with employees abou the financial situation and other copany issues.

No opinion of CEO

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    If you like travel and blood sucking jobs...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Denver, CO

    I worked at BearingPoint

    Pros

    Constant new opportunities as you move from engagement to engagement, lots of travel, meet lots of people in various industries. Be careful though to never irritate anyone above you, or they will exclude you from future engagements regardless of your qualifications for the position.

    Cons

    constant travel, no stability from engagement to engagement (you must have friends that will staff you on the next engagement to be utilized), must keep yourself current with no help from management, constant threat to lose job. Must maintain your personal network to stay staffed and therefore employed, the resource managers are useless. If they run out of projects with your skill set, you're done and on the street.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    stop running the company into the ground, find a way to keep your skilled workers buzy even if it's on internal projects rather than laying them off.

    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    BearingPoint is a great place to gain valuable experiences but not for long-term career growth

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Consultant in McLean, VA

    I have been working at BearingPoint

    Pros

    BearingPoint is a great place to gain valuable experiences but not for long-term career growth. Given the current situation the company is in right now, the morale is very low and majority of employees have had to put their careers on hold. If this is not a hassle you want to deal with then stay away.

    Cons

    Senior management is successfully taking this company into bankruptcy. The number of contracts is growing smaller by the day. There would be a good chance you not going to get to work in the industry you prefer. Employee are not able to work on projects where they desire to advance their careers, instead they are staffed on whatever the few remaining are available.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop cleaning house in the lower levels and start cleaning up in senior management.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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