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Helpful (1)

Very demanding place to work

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Entry-level compensation was generous. Relocation assistance seems to be typically provided. Bonuses and pay raises are no longer frozen. Potential to learn a lot about the industry.

Cons

Poor work/life balance well over 3/4ths of the year. Bonuses do not offset the amount of time needed to actually get the bonus.

Advice to Management

Work on improving retention. I find it unlikely that the most talented individuals are willing to put up with all of the cons of working there. In other words, you're constantly losing some of your best employees.

Other Employee Reviews for Towers Watson

  1. Helpful (1)

    A great place to have a career, not just a job.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Smart people, great clients, great brand, interesting work, promotions at most levels are fair, good benefits, lots of responsibility regardless of level

    Cons

    Promotions at very senior levels can be slow, cash compensation may be lower than competitors and you need to consider the whole total rewards package, speed of innovation is slower than smaller firms

    Advice to Management

    Reward and recognize innovation by carving out time and roles instead of thinking it can be a hobby part-time while consultants are attempting to achieve high goal standards


  2. Helpful (2)

    Good project opportunities but difficult to get if you are not personal friends with those involved in the projects

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great name recognition in the professional services consulting industry Competitive pay Potential to learn from many varied projects

    Cons

    Senior level employees have the attitute that mid-lower level employees are not entitiled to a work-life balance Personal friendship not experience or competency determines workload and growth in this business environment People manager system needs to be revamped to ensure that the manager understands all of the roles and responsibilities of those they manage since in many cases, people managers and those they manage are not in the same field HR is not very helpful when issues arise

    Advice to Management

    Leadership should remember that the assets of a professional services firm are the people and need to be nurtured The reasons for high turnover should be researched and fixed to prevent future occurences


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